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Senior Legal Counsel

Business Department:  Investment Services
Location: 

Singapore, SG

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 127 billion in assets under management and more than 1,600 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

Partners Group is seeking a senior transaction counsel with an interest in building upon their existing transactional experience to develop a career across private markets investing. You will support Partners Group's investment professionals in key legal matters during the investment process. Your main responsibility will be to manage the key legal and investment structuring aspects of various investment processes, including reviewing key terms of transaction documents, addressing concerns from investment committees and liaising with external counsel in various jurisdictions.

 

Main Responsiblities

  • Represent legal matters at Partners Group's investment committees;
  • Provide legal support to investment professionals in Australia, Singapore, China, India and Japan for critical matters;
  • Review and discuss the advice of external counsel where required;
  • Ensure adherence to Partners Group standards and processes;
  • Provide internal legal assessments (conflicts of interests, opinions, etc) to ensure adherence with internal policies;
  • Over time become responsible for various firm-wide and global initiatives;
  • 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
  • Contribute to 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 and qualified lawyer;
  • 10+ years of post-qualification experience at a "top-tier" law firm, focusing on M&A or funds;
  • 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;
  • Good understanding of the firm’s business and industry;
  • Experience by way of an in-house secondment and/or a second language being a strong plus; and
  • Clear career vision: understanding of the firm's business and industry.

What we offer

  • Opportunity to grow into a senior M&A legal professional, learning from some of the world's leading private markets experts;
  • 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

 

www.partnersgroup.com


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