Senior Legal Officer – Real Estate / Private Equity – Luxembourg

Senior Legal Officer – Real Estate / Private Equity – Luxembourg

My client are a well known real estate and private equity investor, they have an excellent reputation. The role will primarily include assist the Fund Administration team in all aspects of operation and administration of a portfolio of funds and other investment structures

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as first point of in relation to all corporate/ legal matters for varied portfolio of European alternative investment funds and SPVs
  • Responsible for client on-boarding, bank account openings and incorporation of funds and SPVs
  • Preparation and review of service level agreements, appointment/ resignations of directors and other corporate matters
  • Maintain control over delegated work i.e. discuss timeframe and deadlines, agree on scheduled checkpoints at which you will review the project progress, make adjustments where necessary, allocate and take time to review all submitted
  • Able to interpret constitutional documents (e.g. articles, LPA) and liaise with other service providers for any queries that may arise
  • Responsibility for fund closings, including the holding of board meetings, collation of subscription agreements and KYC and communication with investors to confirm the closing has taken place.
  • Review of legal documents in relation to acquisitions, disposals, restructuring transactions, liaising with client and third parties as necessary
  • Actively provide client leadership by identifying situations requiring decisions for board and shareholders meetings (in particular transactions, execution of documents, approvals)
  • Liaison with third parties and internally for company set up, liquidation, company secretarial and compliance issues
  • Responsible for training and development of junior team members in the team through training and coaching
  • Responsible for maintenance of accurate investor and company records (static data, shareholder/ partners registers), process all investor changes/transfers thereon and ensure any regulatory and statutory filings are completed in a timely manner
  • Process and co-ordinate day to day fund operations, including capital calls and distributions
  • Responsible for ensuring all documents and company records are organised and filed appropriately (both electrically and hard copies)

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • University degree preferably in law, finance or business administration.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a similar position gained within a corporate services provider or law firm in Luxembourg.
  • Self-starter, highly organised and able to work independently and part of a team.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise day to day work to meet client and business needs.
  • Flexible, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Good knowledge of the AML and KYC requirements in Luxembourg.


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