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(Junior/Senior) Equity Funds Transaction Lawyer(s) depending on experience

The European Investment Fund (EIF) is seeking to recruit for its Legal Service at its headquarters in Luxembourg,


(Junior/Senior) Equity Funds Transaction Lawyer(s) depending on experience

Appointments will be made on the basis of a fixed term contract of 3 years

This is a generic campaign in view of both current and possible future vacancies


Operating Network:

As part of the European Investment Fund's (EIF) legal team, the successful candidates will mainly advise on private equity and venture capital funds investments, including co-investments.

Reporting Line:

At a level commensurate with professional experience, the (Junior/Senior) Equity Funds Transaction Lawyer will work autonomously under the supervision of the relevant Head of Unit/Head of Division.


  • Efficiently manage assigned tasks in order to provide quick, reliable, and high-quality deliverables to various internal/external stakeholders;
  • Negotiate (or participate to ) the legal aspects of transactions,
  • Contribute to the design and development of new financial instruments;
  • Guide, train and, if required, lead more junior staff members;
  • Design, develop and implement relationships (or participate to the above);
  • Lead (or contribute to) the structuring and development of transactions, acting as key point of contact;
  • Maintain a specialist competence in their area of expertise;
  • Build a network of high level/quality external contacts, European Commission, financial community, EIB and other key stakeholders;
  • Participate and represent EIF and the Legal Service where required at external meetings, conferences, workshops, fund representation bodies, committees, etc;Actively contribute to knowledge sharing within the team; Liaise where necessary with external consultants and supervise their work.


  • University degree in law, preferably complemented with a post-graduate degree;
  • At least two (2) years of relevant post-qualification professional experience for the Junior role and at least five (5) years of relevant post-qualification professional experience for the Senior role preferably in a leading international law firm;
  • Proven knowledge (good understanding ) of equity transactions (private equity, venture capital, etc.), in the context of direct or indirect investments;
  • Good understanding of the European venture capital and private equity industry;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English;
  • Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage.


  • Strong team player;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills;
  • Excellent organisational skills with ability to prioritise;
  • Ability to draft documents promptly and in a concise manner;
  • Ability to develop innovative and efficient legal solutions;
  • Ability to work under pressure and respect deadlines;
  • Ability to argue convincingly and achieve consensus among colleagues and third parties on legal matters;
  • Ability to work in multicultural environment.

Deadline for application: 9th June 2017

* Due to high volume of applications, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Location   Luxembourg
Payment Not communicated
Category Legal
Terms Contract, Full-time
Last updated 24/05/2017

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