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Legal Counsel (Legal Services)

Business Department:  Investment Services

New York, US

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 119 billion in assets under management and more than 1,500 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about

You will support Partners Group's investment professionals and other internal team members on legal matters in the investment process. Your main responsibility will be to lead strategic projects critical to the business to optimise the investment process across private equity, infrastructure, real estate and debt.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Lead strategic projects critical to the business
  • Assist with investment related client queries
  • Instruct and manage external counsel in relation to investment related operational matters and other projects
  • Advise on client related reorganizations, transfers and liquidations
  • Develop and update internal policies and procedures relating to Partners Group investments and lead on strategic process optimization
  • Support the development and review of precedent documents, know-how and guidance, including automation projects.
What we expect
  • Academic credentials in law
  • Minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience with significant project management experience
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical, problem solving, and project management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Entrepreneurial mind set and proactive, solution-oriented mentality
  • Strong desire to learn and succeed
  • Fluent in English

What we offer

Partners Group is a global financial institution that retains the culture, pace 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 provide:


  • Professional, international working environment
  • Challenging, rewarding career within a growing company
  • Collaborative environment, with on-the-job training and mentorship opportunities
  • 401k (Roth and pre-tax options) with company match
  • 25 vacation days and 12 holidays annually
  • One-month sabbatical after every five years of service
  • Education assistance program
  • Lunch stipend
  • Fun office and team events, including volunteer opportunities to connect with and help our local communities
  • Company paid life and disability insurance
  • Competitive benefits and wellness package, including medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Partners Group compensation has a long-term outlook and philosophy, and our total compensation emphasizes performance based long term incentives. 
  • Make an impact on the organization by taking a lead role in the growth of our US business.  Our working environment is humble, inclusive and transparent, and the structure of the firm is flat.


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.



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