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Legal, Asset Management, Legal Negotiator, Executive Director, Birmingham

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Job Function
Compliance/Regulatory
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
OUR IMPACT

We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you're an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.

YOUR IMPACT
The role is a specialist position in the firm's legal department focusing on the firm's separate account businesses across AM and will be located in the AM legal team in London. While the role would suit a candidate who has knowledge and understanding of the role of asset managers and the services they provide to clients this is not essential. The role includes acting as a member of the AM legal team involved in negotiation of investment management and advisory agreements and related documentation. The role would suit a candidate with experience in contract negotiation.
In addition, and given the wider AM business, it is expected that a key component of the role will also include contributing to the support of other legal issues that arise, particularly in respect of the ongoing development of the firm's growing international business.

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • At least 2 years of work experience in a financial services institution or a law firm.
  • Contract negotiation and project management skills, experience of investment management agreement negotiations preferred.
  • Understanding of the business of asset managers, with a particular focus on separate account services to clients based in EMEA.
  • A working knowledge of funds and trading would be useful but not essential.
  • Knowledge of applicable regulation or interest in learning applicable regulation.
  • Team player with a genuine interest in asset management, the ability to be pro-active in a challenging business environment, whilst adhering to firm policies and group practices.
  • Personable and confident with ability to interact well directly with the business teams and to take on responsibility for and support key business relationships as well as legal colleagues in other global offices.
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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