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Neuberger Berman Assistant General Counsel in United Kingdom

Neuberger Berman is seeking a junior lawyer to provide general investment management and regulatory legal support. We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic team player who wants to “ get the right thing done ”. This role is in the Legal & Compliance team, providing general advice on a range of legal issues arising across the EMEALA business.

This is a chance to join a growing legal team and interact on a daily basis across the business.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Drafting and negotiating a range of agreements including distribution agreements, rebate agreements, side letters, broker terms and investment management agreements.

  • Drafting a wide range of commercial contracts such as vendor contracts, non-disclosure agreements and marketing agreements.

  • Advising on financial services regulations such as MIFID II, EMIR, UCITS and AIFMD.

  • Drafting data processing agreements and privacy policies.

  • Reviewing and drafting RFP responses or marketing materials.

  • Drafting and maintaining standard documents and templates.

  • Maintaining contract databases and internal procedures.

  • Assisting the Legal team in maintaining and growing its know-how and precedents database.

  • Liaising with outside counsel as appropriate.

  • Providing legal support on ad hoc legal matters or projects.

What you need

  • Pertinent post-qualification experience (2-4 years’ PQE) spent at a combination of a leading law firm and a well-regarded investment management firm.

  • Qualified to practice law in England or Ireland.

Who you are

  • Excellent drafting, communication (written and verbal) and negotiation skills.

  • Strict attention to detail.

  • Ability to spot and solve problems.

  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate confidently with external clients and senior stakeholders.

  • Keen interest in the evolving financial services and privacy regulatory landscape and working knowledge of existing regulations.

  • A team player with a broader interest in participating in the Neuberger Berman culture and firm-wide initiatives.

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