Head of Structuring

Job Title: Head of Structuring
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Salary: £8001 - £9001 per annum
REF: 1023823_1548687406
Contact Name: Nicky Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Oliver James Associates Switzerland are currently supporting a leading Asset Management group in Zurich in their search for an experienced Regional Head of Structuring.

My client is an exceptional Asset Management business operating across the globe with key offices in all global hubs. They run their group legal function from Zurich and are seeking a Regional Head of Structuring for the Private Equity business.


  • Providing Comprehensive legal advice for specialized divisions the Group, for Structuring Law (including Private Equity, Private and Real Estate transactions)
  • Tailoring structured Private Equity solutions for Institutional and Private Clients
  • Design and implement innovative product and investment structures
  • Instruct and Manage internal and external legal counsel
  • Proficiency in English and a second language (in particular German) being a strong plus
  • Clear career vision: understanding of the firm's business and industry

Required Key Skills:

  • Swiss Bar, other qualifications (like LL.M or MBA) are an advantage
  • Minimum 10 +years professional experience after Admission to the Bar
  • Broad understanding of Swiss & European Financial Services regulation including MIFID, AIFMD, UCITS & PRIIPS
  • Relevant experience in financial market and corporate law
  • Established Structuring background working with Private and Institutional Investors
  • Experience presenting to committees, fielding questions and defending your decisions with credibility

To learn more about this opportunity please email your CV and contact details directly to Alternatively, if this sounds like an interesting opportunity for somebody within your network, please get in touch to refer them.