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If you’re entrepreneurial, business-minded and always craving the next challenge, we would love to have you join us on our mission to shape the future of law.
Our lawyers benefit from a self-directed practice, flexibility, top tier peers and access to the world's largest and most innovative clients - all with a full suite of benefits including paid time off, healthcare and professional development resources.
Currently, we're on the hunt for exceptional Funds Lawyer to join our ranks with:
University degree in Law and an LLM is a great plus. Admission to the Swiss bar is preferred;
4 + years’ experience in investment management, including experience with funds, private equity, or alternatives;
Good knowledge of the investment fund industry;
Prior role as a lawyer at a law firm and/or with an in-house compliance or legal department of an asset management firm, hedge fund and/or private equity firm;
Experience in advising on legal and regulatory provisions, having sophisticated funds structuring and/or distribution knowledge;
Fluency in English, German and/or French is a strong asset, any other languages are a plus;
Part-time or full-time availability;
Ability to sit on-site in Zurich or Geneva;
Solution orientated and efficient working style.
The responsibilities for this role will include:
Providing legal support to client advisers;
Working with and advising business clients directly, as well as providing guidance on a full range of issues associated with funds, private equity firms, or investment advisors including regulatory/compliance matters, investment vehicles and governance structures;
Setting up funds and drafting and reviewing contracts;
Working on complex legal and regulatory issues.
Axiom is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.
With over 2,000 (and growing) Axiomites based around the world, we seek to live up to the New York Times’ prediction that: “A more sweeping transformation may be on the horizon. And it may look a lot like Axiom”.
Our company is ranked #1 in business of law, innovation in corporate strategy and innovation in law firm efficiency by the Financial Times.
Internal Number: 27744
Featured by the National Law Journal in their cover story "The Rise of the New Model Firm," Axiom is changing the way attorneys work and offering corporations a new way to work with them. Axiom offers attorneys sophisticated work and a more self-directed practice.