Senior Legal Counsel


We invite an accomplished Senior Legal Counsel to join our leading private equity fund, where you will play a critical role in driving legal strategies and ensuring compliance for high-stakes transactions and corporate initiatives.

Company: Leading Private Equity Fund
Reporting to: Director of Legal Affairs

Key Responsibilities:
  • M&A Structuring and Legal Support: Provide expert legal structuring and support for mergers and acquisitions under Russian, American, and English law.
  • Investment Fund Transactions: Facilitate and oversee legal aspects of participation in investment funds, ensuring robust legal frameworks and compliance.
  • Asset Integration: Guide and manage the legal processes involved in the integration of new assets into the company's portfolio.
  • Internal Corporate Reorganizations:Coordinate and implement internal corporate restructurings, including the formation of joint ventures, partnerships, and other collaborative entities.
  • Legal Support for Project Initiatives:Offer strategic legal guidance and support for various high-priority projects and initiatives.
  • Legislative Monitoring: Conduct continuous analysis and monitoring of relevant legislative changes impacting the company and its assets.
  • Corporate Governance: Ensure rigorous adherence to corporate procedures for all group entities and controlled companies.
  • Management Oversight: Supervise and review the activities of management within the portfolio companies, ensuring compliance and strategic alignment.
  • Risk Management: Implement comprehensive control functions over business processes and manage legal risks effectively.
  • Policy and Procedure Implementation: Develop, refine, and enforce up-to-date legal practices, policies, and procedures.

  • Experience: Minimum of 15 years in M&A transactions and corporate law, with substantial experience in international law firms and private equity funds.
  • Education: Advanced law degree from a recognized institution.
  • Skills:
  • Strategic Vision: Ability to craft long-term legal strategies and solutions.
  • Analytical Acumen: Exceptional analytical skills to navigate complex legal issues.
  • Communication Excellence: Superior verbal and written communication skills for engaging with diverse stakeholders.
  • Regulatory Expertise: In-depth knowledge of Russian, American, and English legal frameworks.
  • Leadership: Demonstrated leadership abilities, including team management and mentoring.
  • Adaptability: Proficiency in adapting to a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Personal Attributes:
  • Mature and Team-Oriented: Demonstrates maturity, collaborates effectively within a team environment.
  • Strategic Thinker: Possesses strategic and forward-thinking capabilities.
  • High Communication and Negotiation Skills: Exhibits exceptional communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Client-Focused: Strong client orientation, ensuring client needs and expectations are met.
  • Stress-Resilient: Maintains composure and performance under pressure.
  • Multitasking Proficiency: Skilled in managing multiple tasks and priorities concurrently.

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