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Investment Tax Counsel

Business Department:  Investment Services

Zug, ZG, CH, 6341 London, GB, EC2N4AY

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors. We have USD 96 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

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


Your tasks will mainly include:

  • Supporting the investment professionals in the tax due diligence and tax structuring aspects across Partners Group' business lines (Private Equity, Private Real Estate, Private Infrastructure and Private Debt) on direct and fund of funds investments.
  • Monitoring existing investments in relation to their tax efficiency and pro-actively design and suggest alternatives if required
  • Coordinating the tax onboarding of lead investments
  • Supporting the Head of Investment Tax in strategic tax projects
  • Instructing and managing outside tax counsels
  • Negotiating terms and conditions in relation to tax matters
  • Training of investment and legal team members in tax matters
  • Supporting our wider teams (e.g., Transaction Services, Tax Operations, Client Solutions and Structuring Services) on tax related matters
What we expect

This exciting opportunity arises for candidates with the following background:


  • 4-6 years of relevant experience as a tax lawyer with a highly recognized law firm or Big 4 or as an in-house tax counsel at major investment funds
  • Experience in cross-border tax matters involving the main European countries
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, high attention to details 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, German is a plus

What we offer

  • Partners Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity
  • Broad tax experience at a global private markets investment manager
  • Dynamic international working environment
  • Growth-oriented entrepreneurial culture with significant leadership opportunities
  • Challenging career path with long-term career perspective
  • Competitive salary with performance-related compensation model