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Senior Legal Counsel

Business Department:  Investment Services

Singapore, SG

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving around 900 institutional investors. We have USD 94 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

We are seeking an experienced transactional lawyer with a banking & finance background and an interest in expanding their skillset across private equity, real estate and infrastructure to support Partners Group's investment professionals in the APAC region (including Singapore, Shanghai, Mumbai and Sydney).


Main responsibilities
  • Provide legal and structuring support on all aspects of investments across our four asset classes, with a focus on debt investments (including CLOs and restructuring transactions);
  • Ensure adherence of the transaction documentation and execution process with Partners Group standards;
  • Instruct and manage external counsel, review and discuss their advice;
  • Support other teams (including, but not limited to, tax, structuring, compliance, and general counsel's office) with investment related legal queries on an ad-hoc basis; and
  • Initiate and lead initiatives aimed at identifying and implementing areas for improvement and/or seeking to enhance existing processes within the team, department or the wider firm.
What we expect
  • Top academic credentials in law;
  • 5-8+ years post-qualification experience in banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial law, or other business law categories; previous meaningful inhouse experience is a plus;
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical and project management skills;
  • A team-player with superior communication and interpersonal skills;
  • A self-starter who takes initiative and makes things happen;
  • Proficiency in English, with a second language being a strong plus;
  • Good understanding of the firm’s business and industry

What we offer

  • Learn the business from some of the world's leading private markets experts;
  • Growth-oriented entrepreneurial culture with significant leadership opportunities;
  • Dynamic international working environment;
  • Challenging career path with long-term career potential;
  • A tailored "best-in-class" training program;
  • A high-caliber, collegial and diverse legal team;