Investment Management Associate

London (Central), London (Greater)
05 Nov 2018
04 Jan 2019
Role Classification
Other Professional
Practice Area
Funds, Investment Funds
Contract Type
Experience Level
2-5yrs PQE

Investment Management Associate


The Team

The investment management team provide investment management advice to Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner clients. The team are made up of seven partners; eight associates, two trainees and a dedicated knowledge development lawyer. They are ideally looking for someone who is hoping to build upon their knowledge and who comes from a Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions or Investment management background.

The Opportunity

This opportunity would suit a mid-level Associate of 2-4 PQE who is already in an Investment Management or Funds team or who is in a Corporate team and looking to focus their career and to become a specialist. Training from a top law firm with exposure to advising on investment funds and/or corporate real estate transactions would be advantageous.

Who we’re looking for

Core responsibilities of the successful candidate would include:

  • Advising clients on the structuring and establishment of new funds;
  • Advising on equity capital raisings for funds and on investments made by LPs into funds;
  • Advising on the formation of real estate club-deals and JVs and indirect corporate real estate transactions (acquisitions/disposals of SPVs);
  • Advising investment managers on day to day/ad hoc issues including fund term extensions, management agreements, termination mechanisms and redemption provisions;
  • A working knowledge of the regulatory framework applicable to fund vehicles and investment managers in the UK (including FSMA and AIFMD).

What’s in it for you

Join Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, and you'll discover an environment unlike any other law firm with an open door policy that helps to deliver real results. Your career is important to us, as the more our people develop getting closer to their potential, the more successful our firm is. So ensuring that the training we offer is exactly what you need is essential. Lawyers, PA’s and business services experts - everyone here has access to tailored learning to suit their skills and ambitions.

About Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Our vision is to be the most respected law firm. We will achieve this through always exceeding our client’s expectations and being a better place to work than our competitors. All this is possible because the quality of our people. Part of our core vision is to be a better place to work than our competitors and we are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We embrace diversity by promoting and sustaining an open, inclusive and supportive working environment.Please note that the Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Group has preferred agency agreements in place with a number of agencies. Any speculative applications should be sent to our HR Resourcing team at and not directly to line managers or employees. The Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Group will not be responsible for any fees related to speculative applications unless specifically agreed in writing.As a regulated firm of solicitors, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP (“Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner”) is required to undertake appropriate vetting of staff. In addition to completion, by applicants who accept a job offer, of a regulatory questionnaire, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner uses a specialist provider to undertake professional verification and background checks (including through electronic data sources, and directly with employers and professional bodies/regulators) on our behalf. We will also undertake certain verifications ourselves.

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner adopts a risk-based approach to its vetting procedures, which are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with its legal and regulatory obligations. For further details, please see our recruitment website:

Closing Date for Applications: 18 October 2018