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Steady demand for investment management lawyers

While the investment management sector has been affected by the financial crisis in line with other areas of the financial services industry, it is still relatively buoyant when compared to investment banking. The investment management sector has grown rapidly in recent years and this has generated opportunities for lawyers in a variety of fund management businesses including traditional asset managers, funds of funds, custodian banks, hedge funds, real estate funds and private equity firms.

Currently legal jobs in the fund management sector exist for funds lawyers with investment management agreements (IMA), fund set up/launches and distribution experience. Positions exist in both regulated and un-regulated sectors. There is a steady flow of senior counsel opportunities as funds businesses seek to bring more of their legal work in-house. While the most senior opportunities tend to go to lawyers with previous in-house funds experience, less senior roles are being offered to experienced funds lawyers from either a private practice or in-house background. In the current market, opportunities for lawyers without fund management experience are extremely limited.

For up to date information on the current internal audit recruitment market, including latest salary information, visit Legal Mid Year Market Report 2012.

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Application Security Engineer
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  • Salary £45,000 - 70,000
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  • Sector Cyber Security, Information Security
  • Description Barclay Simpson is partnering with a household name to identify an Application Security Engineer to join its security engineering function. This role is set to play a key part in the business security
Model Risk Auditor
  • Location London
  • Salary Up to £75,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Banking, Other Financial Services
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Conducting Officer Risk
  • Location Luxembourg
  • Salary €110,000 - €120,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Asset Management/Funds , Enterprise Risk
  • Description New Vacancy – Risk Conducting Officer Currently working with a boutique Asset Management firm seeking to hire a Risk Conducting Officer for their Luxembourg team
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  • Location Amsterdam
  • Salary Competitive
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Regulatory Compliance
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