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Legal Counsel- 1 Year Mat Cover

Albourne Partners Limited
London (Greater)
Closing date
6 Jun 2022

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  The Company:

Albourne was established in London in March 1994 as an independent advisor specializing in alternative assets. Albourne’s mission is to empower our clients to be the best investors that they can be, by providing advisory services, research, implementation support and data, news & analytics. With over 300 clients including leading public and corporate pension plans, endowments, foundations, family offices, sovereign wealth funds and financial intermediaries in 29 countries and 36 US States, we benefit from the quality and scale of our clients, who have over $600bn1 invested in alternative assets. Albourne is one of the largest alternatives advisory firms, with 500+ employees, including 3272 analysts, in 11 offices around the world.

Albourne strives to be a sustainable company with three main goals: 1) Aspiring to be a multi-generational firm with broad internal ownership and a Partnership structure; 2) Treating our employees and clients fairly; and 3) Advocating for positive change for its benefit and for the alternative investment industry – best practices have always been a defining part of who we are.

The Role:  

We are looking for a 12-month maternity cover in an international non-discretionary firm advising on alternative assets is looking for a Legal Counsel to join their busy team in London.

This will be a broad in-house Legal Counsel role where you will interact across the business from negotiating contracts to working with support teams to push the corporate agenda of the firm.

In this role you will report to the Head of UK / EMEA Legal as part of a small team, and also work with the wider international legal team (offices in the US, Asia and Europe).


  • Circa 4-6 years PQE.
  • Practical experience drafting a range of commercial documents (NDAs, service agreements, supplier agreements, responses to requests for proposals).
  • A good grasp of the financial regulatory landscape in the UK and the EU and experience working in the financial services sector is desirable.
  • A solutions-focussed professional able to handle multiple matters across various disciplines.
  • Practical experience of data protection legislation and/or intellectual property laws is desirable.
  • Ability to work well with other teams, including Finance, HR, IT and Communications to support their business objectives.
  • Excellent organizational/time-management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Benefits & Perks: 

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company sponsored professional development
  • Wellness program (e.g., fitness tracking devices, yoga classes, inter-office competitions)
  • Social events and Champagne Fridays
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Service recognition days
  • Life insurance
  • Tax-efficient benefits (cycle to work, season ticket loan)
  • Workplace pension scheme

At Albourne we believe a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all employees, feels valued and respected.

All reasonable facilities will be provided for applicants and staff with disabilities to enable them to perform their roles.






1  Numbers are of 01 July 2021


2  Number is of 01 August 2021


























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