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Legal Counsel

responsAbility Investments AG

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Legal Counsel

responsAbility is one of the world's leading asset managers specializing in development-related sectors of emerging economies. These sectors comprise the areas of finance, agriculture and energy. responsAbility provides debt and equity financing to non-listed companies with business models that target the lower-income section of the population and can thus drive economic growth and social progress. responsAbility offers professionally managed investment solutions to both institutional and private investors.

Due to our further growth and expansion we are looking for additional support for our Legal Department in Zurich. We offer an interesting job opportunity for a professional who shall join our dedicated team as

Legal Counsel

Your Main Tasks

  • General legal advice with regard to corporate, commercial and compliance matters
  • Draft legal documents and advise with regard to structuring/restructuring of investment vehicles (debt and equity)
  • Conduct compliance checks and manage compliance related projects
  • Monitor Swiss and international regulatory developments and implement new regulations
  • Draft, review and negotiate sales and product related agreements (advisory, management, distribution)
  • Legal advice with regard to sales/distribution activities
  • Instruct and manage external counsel

Your Experience and

  • Master degree in law
  • 4 years plus of relevant experience in a similar function


preferably in the asset management industry

  • Sound knowledge of Swiss and EU financial market regulation, familiar with investment vehicle structures, respective legal documentation
  • Client oriented; focus on continuous improvement; high degree of initiative, reliability and ability to work independently and respect tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, additional languages are a plus
  • Interest in and enthusiasm for impact investment

An exciting job, located in the city of Zurich, with plenty of room for personal initiative and within a multicultural growth environment, awaits you. For any questions, please contact Eliane Zimmermann. www.responsAbility.comA



responsAbility Investments AG
Frau Eliane Zimmermann
HR Manager
Josefstrasse 59
8005 Zürich