K&L Gates Volckrick is the Luxembourg office of K&L Gates, a global law firm with more than 40 offices located in key capital cities and world commercial and financial centers across five continents.
Our broad platform offers clients local market knowledge and access to both national and international capabilities. With the combined knowledge, resources, talent, and experience of more than 1,800 lawyers, our global reach extends beyond our office locations to areas such as Africa, India, and Latin America.
K&L Gates Volckrick is advising its clients in the fields of Asset Management & Investment Funds, Banking & Financial Services, Corporate/ M&A, Asset Finance & Securitization, Real Estate and Private Equity.
We are close to our clients and committed to create value and help them achieve their objectives. We are always prepared to go the extra mile and push hard to deliver results.
More than a law firm, we form a dynamic, tight-knit community, working hard and playing even harder together.
We are seeking to recruit a number of ambitious people in Luxembourg.
We are looking for people sharing our values: excellence, commitment, involvement, dedication to clients and respect.
Lawyer in Investment Funds/ Asset Management (M/F)
You hold a Master Degree in Business/ Economic/ Financial Law (LLM or similar degree will be considered as an advantage) and are a qualified lawyer, admitted to the Luxembourg bar;
You have at least 5 years’ experience practicing Investment Funds/ Asset Management law in Luxembourg. An additional experience in Corporate/ M&A or Banking & Finance will be considered as an asset;
You are solution-oriented and conscientious, and you are proud of delivering high quality legal advice. An outgoing personality, pro-activity and efficiency are qualities we value highly;
You have excellent communication and teamwork skills;
You have a perfect knowledge of both oral and written English and French or German. Knowledge of any other EU-spoken language will be regarded as a plus.
You will be responsible for advising asset managers and fund initiators on a variety of legal issues;
You will liaise directly with the partner and influence the decision-making process;
You will work closely with your clients, anticipate their needs and deliver out-of-the-box solutions;
Your advice will be pragmatic and tailored, and shall take into account both legal and commercial issues as well as your client’s objectives and constraints;
You will be in charge of contributing to the training of junior lawyers;
You will be chiefly involved in the business development efforts of the firm.
What we offer:
Take an active role in the development of the Luxembourg office
Benefit from a lot of autonomy in your work
Work on interesting files across different legal fields - we promote a client-centric rather than silo approach
Enjoy a superior work-life balance - we are trusted legal advisors, not robots, and our firm is not a legal factory
Become a member of a friendly tight-knit community
Be responsible of a small team and in-charge of responding to their enquiries
Benefit from a highly competitive compensation package
We offer excellent career development, an inclusive working culture and the opportunity to work in a progressive and challenging work environment.
We aim at creating an exciting and rewarding place to work.
We encourage continual professional development and are keen to promote our people based on merits!
If you are interested in this position, please send your application to Mathieu Volckrick, Managing Partner, via jobs.lu.
All applications will be treated strictly confidentially.