Counsel Alternatives Legal (f/m/d) - Frankfurt, Munich, London, Paris

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!~crlf~We are committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth and align your achievements with your ambitions.~crlf~~crlf~We are looking for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented fully qualified lawyer (f/m/d) with above-average qualifications to join our Alternatives Legal team. This position can be filled in one of these locations: Frankfurt, Munich, London or Paris.~crlf~~crlf~The candidate will join an experienced team with global coverage responsibility for AllianzGI's Real Assets and Private Markets Platform across EMEA, the US and APAC. The role entails exposure across the entire alternatives space to a broad suite of illiquid alternative products (single and master/feeder fund structures, segregated accounts, bespoke investment structures, co-investments).

Providing support and advice to the AllianzGI Real Assets and Private Markets platform throughout the investment lifecycle, including:~crlf~##Structuring and setting up funds and investment structures in multiple jurisdictions suited for Global Distribution taking into account legal, tax and regulatory requirements of AllianzGI and its investors (e.g. AIFM licensing requirements, investor eligibility requirements, regulatory capital charges)~crlf~##Co-ordinating efficiently the implementation of new investment products (e.g. feasibility assessment, structuring, documentation, investor due diligence) with the AllianzGI Real Assets and Private Markets platform and various other partners across Allianz Group~crlf~##Supporting the structuring and execution of investments by the funds and segregated accounts~crlf~##Supporting the ongoing operation and maintenance of fund structures and underlying assets~crlf~##Handling efficiently external law firms~crlf~##Monitoring legal and regulatory developments around alternative investments~crlf~##Collaborating closely with Legal & Compliance colleagues globally ~crlf~

##Fully qualified lawyer with excellent exams~crlf~##Ideally minimum of four years of relevant professional experience at an international law firm or the legal department of an asset manager~crlf~##Project management and strong drafting skills as well as the ability to communicate ideas clearly in both oral and written form~crlf~##Excellent analytical skills, problem-solving demeanor and entrepreneurial spirit~crlf~##Independent, detailed, thorough and structured approach to work, good interpersonal skills~crlf~##Ability to express complex issues succinctly and clearly to colleagues without legal background~crlf~##Learning agility and keen interest in following policy, legal and regulatory developments relevant for the business~crlf~##Proficiency in English, German is a plus ~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 750 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 546 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you.~crlf~~crlf~We are committed to deliver excellence to our clients, advisors, employees, our parent company and within our industry. Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork.~crlf~~crlf~We are also committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to

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Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager operating in 25 offices globally.