Posted - 4 Dec 2018

Location - LONDON, UK




An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Senior In-House Legal Counsel to join a Family Office based in London.


The Family Office was established and is known for backing early and growth stage businesses, primarily in the disruptive technologies, e-commerce, e-sports, real-estate and medical innovations sectors. The team is HQ’d in London, wither over 10 offices globally.


The key responsibility of this position will be assisting a dynamic ultra-high net worth entrepreneur, primary owner of a large group to manage his business holdings, charitable entities and personal/family interests. The Principal is a very dynamic & successful entrepreneur, with varied business interests from technology, ecommerce to real estate and healthcare. He is looking for a legal counsel that acts as a right hand person, and who helps manage his holdings for him.


Duties will include:

  • Working closely with the Principals, playing a key role in daily operations, commercial negotiations and strategic planning.
  • M&As, setting up legal structures and managing day to day legal work
  • Working closely with the investors/shareholders, executive team, external counsel around the globe, the Counsel will be responsible for risk management; compliance and regulatory matters; corporate governance; privacy; and international contract negotiation and drafting.
  • The person appointed will also advise on business development initiatives, product development and strategic acquisitions and will manage legal affairs of various offices of Group internationally.
  • Other duties will focus around transactional matters, trusts, trademark law, patents and other areas when necessary
  • While this is a senior executive role, the person will at times will be acting in a less senior capacity as needs dictate.


Required Skills:

  • Qualified Lawyer with at least 10 yrs experience of corporate commercial law and exposure to UK/US/International Legal Systems.
  • Experience working within a Family Office or with UHNWIs
  • Experience working with technology/online companies
  • Ability to work independently and be solution orientated
  • Have the ability to deal tactfully with diverse people, situations and ideas, and present advisory, persuasive and authoritative recommendations to all levels of the organization.
  • Be ambitious, driven and able to work well in an entrepreneurial environment


Salary: Attractive package dependent on experience.


If you would like to find out more please contact Lillie Allen on +44 (0) 2070431408 or


REF: AGR2483

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