Lead Tax Counsel


London, GB

We are one of the largest global private markets investment managers, serving over 800 institutional investors worldwide. We have USD 147 billion in assets under management and more than 1900 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. Partners Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity.

What it's about


In this position, you will be part of our highly dynamic team of tax professionals and will focus on supporting Partners Group's investment professionals in the management of all tax aspects of our private market investment activities.

  • Supporting investment professionals in high-profile/material tax related aspects for all investment classes (Private Equity, Real Estate and Infrastructure) and negotiating terms and conditions in relation to these high-profile/material tax matters
  • Supporting the Head Transaction Tax and other team members in strategic tax initiatives and continuous screening of tax legislation changes in Europe
  • Managing outside tax counsels, controlling tax deliverables, monitoring advisors' performance and further strengthening our operating model
  • Training of investment, legal and other internal team members in tax matters


What we expect


This exciting opportunity arises for candidates with the following background:

  •  10 to 12 years of relevant experience as a tax lawyer with a highly recognized law firm or Big 4 or as an in-house tax counsel within major investment funds
  • Extensive experience in tax work for investment funds and ideally investors in investment funds
  • Experience in cross-border tax matters involving the main European countries
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, high attention to details and legal and finance aspects of tax work
  • Top academic credentials and advanced degree (e.g., LL.M., MBA in finance, law school or equivalent)
  • Fluent in English, and German being a plus


What we offer


Partners Group is a global financial institution that retains the culture, place, and agility of a start-up. As a growing firm, we are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the very best talent, by offering a workplace where results are truly recognized and rewarded. We offer a fantastic opportunity for your growth:


  • Professional, international working environment
  • Challenging, rewarding career within a growing company
  • Entrepreneurial culture offering opportunity to learn the business from some of the world’s leading private market specialists
  • Collaborative environment, with on-the-job training and mentorship opportunities
  • Education assistance program
  • Competitive salary with performance-oriented compensation model
  • Lunch allowance
  • One-month sabbatical after every five years of service
  • Fun office and team events, including volunteer opportunities to connect with and help our local communities


At Partners Group, we thrive on new ideas for the benefit of our clients, our employees, and our community.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and support diversity of perspectives. Our working environment is humble, inclusive, and transparent, and the structure of the firm is flat.




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