Associate Legal Counsel

The Colony Group
Posted Jan 17
Full Time
Boston, Massachusetts
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Seeking the extraordinary TM ! We invite you to explore career opportunities at The Colony Group, where we seek the extraordinary in all that we do. With roots going back to 1986, The Colony Group is driven by one overarching vision: to be the leading financial advisory company in the world for clients and team members who seek meaning and joy in their lives. In our highly collaborative culture, a focus on purpose, connection, lifelong learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and leadership development is core to our collective success. We strive to attract, develop, and engage the best talent in the industry to provide top investment, wealth and business management, tax, and other financial advisory services to high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth private and institutional clients. Across our hybrid working environment, we put our people first and focus on developing exciting career paths, prioritizing the physical and mental wellness of our people and offering a culture where the needs of our employees and clients come first. We are united by our commitment to teamwork, collaboration, doing meaningful work, and having fun together, as well as fostering an environment where each person can thrive as part of a broader community. Join The Colony Group in making your everyday extraordinary! The Colony Group seeks a motivated and qualified individual for the position of Associate Counsel in our Boston, MA office. The individual selected for this opportunity will assist the company's General Counsel with all private fund legal and compliance matters required of operating a national investment advisory firm. Primary responsibilities : · Draft and update private fund legal documentation (PPMs, LPAs, IMAs). · Deep understanding of the mechanics of how private funds operate. · Review private fund service provider contracts (auditor, etc.). · Point of contact for private fund inquiries internally and externally. · Handle KYC requests related to private funds. · Oversee private fund regulatory filings (Form D, Blue Sky, Form PF, CFTC, Canadian filings). · Participate in investment-related conversations to provide legal advice on structure, terms, regulatory considerations, and potential conflicts of interest. · Matters that arise in connection with limited partners (subscriptions, redemptions, etc.). · Interact with private fund outside counsel. · Assist wealth management team with legal needs of clients pertaining to private funds. o Participate in continuing education and legal matters and with training sessions. The position requires : · Juris Doctor degree; · Membership of a state Bar Association; · Exposure to private fund legal matters; · 2 + years of relevant experience; · Superior integrity, judgment, and discretion; · Excellent written and verbal communication skills; · Notable attention to detail, self-initiated follow-through, and outstanding time management and organizational skills; and · Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to juggle multiple and competing tasks and demands. The position prefers : · Exposure to securities law compliance; and · Basic understanding of financial services. This an an exempt position Salary of $130k+ TCG made Investment News' highly selective list of the top 75 places to work for financial advisors: Best Places to Work | An InvestmentNews professional award (!