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Assistant Vice President – Fund & Real Estate Legal

Luxembourg City Luxembourg Full-Time

Our client is a global leader in providing tech-enabled corporate and fund solutions to clients operating and investing in the international business environment. With over 4,000 employees across 30 jurisdictions in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle-East. Together as a team they deliver high-quality, tailored fund, corporate, capital market and private wealth services to clients, with a view to building long-term relationships.

As Assistant Vice President – Fund & Real Estate Legal you will have the opportunity to work and collaborate with some of the best minds in fund services. Together with your team of (Junior/Senior) Associates Fund & Real Estate Legal, you will oversee a diverse range of administrative and financial responsibilities for international fund clients, primarily operating in the Alternative Investment Fund sphere (Private Equity, Real Estate, Venture Capital, Debt, Infrastructure etc).

Job Description

As the Assistant Vice President – Fund & Real Estate Legal, you will be part of a dynamic and fast-growing team of fund experts, reporting directly to the Director Fund Legal. On a typical day you will be working on a wide range of diverse and dynamic projects, including: 

  • Oversight and coordination of all client deliverables within your portfolio, according to the operating memoranda/SLA’s. Deliverables include, but are not limited to:
    • Day-to-day legal and administration tasks for funds
    • Review of, and drafting of, shareholder resolutions, EGM, AGM and board meetings
    • Attending board meetings and preparing minutes thereafter
    • Handling client portfolio including compliance, KYC and AML aspects
    • Handling client communication on a day-to-day basis
    • Incorporation of companies
    • Ensuring maintenance of client data base
    • Keeping the funds and related entities in legal good standing
    • Guiding clients through more complex legal issues
    • Working closely with internal and external parties to ensure deadlines are met and quality is assured
  • Be the face to the clients around feedback on business as usual, improvement ideas, knowledge sharing, escalated operational issues/concerns and various other client queries
  • Prepare, review and coordinate internal senior management requests, reporting to senior management, KPI queries, staff time writing, payment of outstanding invoices and regular overall status updates on your portfolio of clients
  • Actively recruiting, coaching and training staff on all required elements of the job
  • Prepare and coordinate regular staff feedback and appraisal meetings
  • Working closely together with the implementation and onboarding teams for document review and setup of new client entities
  • Escalating and coordinating identified team/client needs and improvement points/ideas to consistently build and grow the fund services team in all aspects of the words
  • Participating as a core member of the team and helping sustain strong reputation as a leading provider in fund and corporate services

Your Profile

  • Have a Masters degree in (corporate or funds) law or professional studies
  • Have a minimum of 7 years of relevant working experience in the fund industry and at least 2 years of experience as people leader. Experience in a fund management environment or law firm will be considered as an asset
  • Want to succeed, grow, be challenged, challenge others and show commitment and ownership
  • Have strong communication skills and work well in a diverse team
  • Have an open-minded, common sense and can-do attitude
  • Are open to receiving feedback from, and providing feedback to, all involved internal parties to further improve and grow
  • Are accurate, flexible, hands-on and deliver their best work when facing a tight deadline
  • Are fluent in English, written and spoken. Any additional language is considered as an advantage


  • You are provided with outstanding opportunities for your professional and personal development through our client’s local and global Academies
  • The International Mobility program enables talented employees to gain working experience abroad
  • Relocation package
  • Competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with your qualifications and experience
  • Lunch vouchers
  • 30.5 days of holidays
  • Pension plan
  • Additional health insurance
  • Discretionary performance related bonus
  • Sympass card

HR Innovate is an equal opportunity Recruiting Agency and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to protecting your personal data.

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