Legal Manager - Luxemboug

Location: 

Luxembourg, LU

ABOUT US 

 

We are Alter Domus. Meaning “The Other House” in Latin, Alter Domus is proud to be home to 85% of the top 30 asset managers in the alternatives industry, and more than 5,000 professionals across 23 countries. 

 

With a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in alternatives, we believe in being different. Invest yourself in the alternative, and join an organization where you progress on merit, where you can speak openly with whoever you are speaking to, and where you will be supported along whichever path you choose to take. 

 

Find out more about life at Alter Domus at careers.alterdomus.com  


 

 

For our office in Luxembourg, we are currently looking for an experienced Legal Manager. We offer a dynamic, and international corporate atmosphere as well as the benefit of customized training adapted to your needs throughout your career.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
As a member of the team supporting Company Secretary services to clients, you serve as a leader and critical liaison internally with fund managers and as a main point of contact to our clients.  You will be responsible for leading the company secretarial service delivery for various holding companies and asset owning companies and will manage a portfolio of regulated and unregulated real estate and corporate entities including funds, trusts and companies. As Manager, you will be responsible for up to date technical knowledge and ensuring operational excellence is delivered to clients, providing support, guidance, development and review work produced.

 

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day company secretarial operations of the entities managed by Alter Domus and the various transactions (e.g. incorporation, share allotment, capital reduction, change of directors, strike off, amendment of articles of association, buy back, power of attorney, loan notes etc.) to include preparation and/or review of the necessary corporate approvals, Companies House filings, statutory registers updates etc.;
  • Collaborating with others on the setup and/or on-boarding of client structures, and administering complex international structures;
  • Oversee services to clients and ensure operational processes are delivered to a high quality and in a timely manner;
  • Managing priorities and critical decisions and supporting the team and peers;
  • Corresponding with portfolio of clients, board members, third party intermediaries such as banks, lawyers, accountants and tax advisors both in person and via written or telephone communication;
  • Preparing for and participating in board and shareholders' meetings and ensuring processes and turnaround are adhered to;
  • Advising on best practice, preparing for and providing board support services;
  • Maintenance of statutory records for entities and ensuring filing requirements are met;
  • Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking the appropriate action on behalf of clients and internally;
  • Preparation, collation and ongoing monitoring of Know Your Customer/Client Due Diligence and promoter/corporate files;
  • Supporting team on client engagement and transactions
  • Managing a team of 2-3 staff. 
  • Review and negotiation of MSA;
  • Potential to serve as a director on client companies. 
     

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Hold a relevant professional qualification or be working towards one;
  • Have relevant experience managing corporate structures of a similar nature and strong company secretarial knowledge;
  • Knowledge of other areas such tax, accounting, regulatory and AML requirements is required;
  • Proven capacity to build strong client relationships, and take initiative to act without waiting for direction when appropriate;
  • Demonstrated effective communication and management skills and are able to delegate work and supervise junior staff;
  • Demonstrated success in supporting boards and transactional skills with prior Diligent Board experience desired;


WHAT WE OFFER:

 

We are committed to supporting your development, advancing your career, and providing benefits that matter to you. 

 

Our industry-leading Alter Domus Academy offers six learning zones for every stage of your career, with resources tailored to your ambitions and resources from LinkedIn Learning. 

 

Our global benefits also include: 

 

  • Support for professional accreditations such as ACCA and study leave 
  • Flexible arrangements, generous holidays, birthday leave
  • Continuous mentoring along your career progression 
  • Active sports, events and social committees across our offices 
  • Support with mental, physical, emotional and financial support 24/7 from our Employee Assistance Program 
  • The opportunity to invest in our growth and success through our Employee Share Plan 
  • Plus additional local benefits depending on your location 

 

 

Equity in every sense of the word 

 

We are in the business of equity, in every sense of the word. For us, this means taking action to ensure every colleague has equal opportunity, valuing every voice and experience across our organisation, maintaining an inclusive culture where you can bring your whole self to work, and making Alter Domus a workplace where everyone feels they belong. 

 

We celebrate our differences, and understand that our success relies on diverse perspectives and experiences, working towards shared goals and a common purpose. Thanks to the work of our Group DE&I Committee and network of DE&I Champions, we empower all of our people to be truly invested in the alternative.  

 

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive recruiting and onboarding process. Please contact our hiring team if you require any accommodations to make our recruitment process more accessible for you. 

 

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