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Fir Tree Partners seeks Associate General Counsel in NYC
Posted date [Jun-07-2017]
(ID: 4638)
Fir Tree Partners ‚ NYC based Investment Firm seeks Associate General Counsel

Firm Description

Fir Tree Partners is a private investment firm founded in 1994 with offices in New York (HQ) and Miami. Fir Tree manages approximately $10 billion in assets on behalf of leading global institutional investors, including endowments, foundations, pension funds, and sovereign wealth funds. The firm invests globally in public and private companies and across a wide variety of sectors, security types, and asset classes.


The Associate General Counsel will be based in Fir Tree‚s New York office. The Associate General Counsel will work closely with Fir Tree‚s General Counsel and other team members to advise on various legal matters relating to the activities of the firm and the investment funds managed by the firm, including hedge fund organization and management, general corporate matters, diverse investment matters, including private real estate investments and public and private securities transactions, tax issues, investor matters, and financing and trading matters.

The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of structuring and advising hedge funds and at least 5 years of work experience at a major international law firm or hedge fund. Candidates must have strong analytical abilities, excellent communication and writing skills and the ability to identify and analyze issues in a fast-paced and rapidly changing business environment. The ideal candidate will need to have a demonstrated ability to apply and efficiently communicate legal knowledge in a business context.

Fir Tree provides a casual, collegial and dynamic working environment. It would be a great experience for someone who wants to work with extremely bright and creative professionals that value integrity and teamwork.

Qualifications and Experience

· Outstanding academic credentials are required

· Admitted to the New York Bar

· Extensive experience structuring and advising hedge funds

· 5 or more years at a major international law firm or hedge fund

· Excellent business sense and demonstrated ability to apply legal knowledge in a business context

· Excellent oral and written communications skills

· Strong project, process and people management skills

· Able to multitask, take initiative and work well in a team-oriented small company environment

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Job Title Fir Tree Partners seeks Associate General Counsel in NYC
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