Aon Corporation Legal Advisor (London, UK) in London, United Kingdom

Job Description

Legal Advisor

We’re hiring!

Aon Hewitt are currently recruiting a Lawyer to join our team where you will be based in London for two to three days a week. We are looking for a mid-level, qualified lawyer with an Investment background or a commercial / regulatory background to join our UK team of lawyers. The Lawyer will report into Senior Counsel and be primarily responsible for supporting our delegated consulting business.

Supporting Senior Counsel in reviewing, identifying and advising on key legal and risk matters relating to the growth of our fiduciary management / asset management business in UK and the rest of EMEA.

The role will get exposure to a range of legal matters that will vary in complexity and is a great opportunity to work closely with a business that is aggressively growing its assets under management.

About Aon Hewitt

Aon Hewitt empowers organisations and individuals to secure a better future through innovative talent, retirement and health solutions. We advise, design and execute a wide range of solutions that enable clients to cultivate talent to drive organisational and personal performance and growth, navigate risk while providing new levels of financial security, and redefine health solutions for greater choice, affordability and wellness. Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource solutions, with over 30,000 professionals in 90 countries serving more than 20,000 clients worldwide. For more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit www.aonhewitt.com

Aon Hewitt also recently announced it has reached more than $100 billion (USD) in worldwide assets under management for its delegated investment solutions clients across 10 countries. Aon’s Investment business now advises on $4.2 trillion of assets globally for more than 2,500 clients around the world.

Aon is an equal opportunities employer. Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.

Aon Hewitt also recently announced it has reached more than $100 billion (USD) in worldwide assets under management for its delegated investment solutions clients across 10 countries. Aon’s Investment business now advises on $4.2 trillion of assets globally for more than 2,500 clients around the world.

About the Role

As a Legal Advisor some of your key responsibilities will involve:

  • ability to negotiate Investment Management Agreements and other ancillary documentation
  • knowledge of the more common fund structures in the region
  • ability to review and negotiate fund fee/rebate side letters/agreements
  • familiarity with AIFMD and/or MiFID regulations
  • working with external counsel in order to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations; and
  • working with the Aon Hewitt central regulatory compliance function.
  • Responsible for working in accordance with the Aon’s risk management framework, and compliance with the Aon policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company.
  • Assisting Senior Counsel in legal project work including, advising on key legal and governance matters relating to the effective running of the investment aspects of various pension products that Aon is developing in Europe. Such products include Master Trust, GPP, IORP and other such pension products. Experience of these is desirable but not essential.

About you

As a Legal Advisor your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Qualified lawyer (whether in the UK or abroad) or equivalent with good experience in a regulatory investment environment.
  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • Strong drafting and interpersonal skills
  • High level of integrity and professionalism
  • Excellent time management, organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Self-starter and enthusiasm to learn about new areas ;
  • Flexibility and initiative
  • Conscientiousness and attention to detail
  • Logical and enquiring mind
  • Credible and respected
  • Ability to gain confidence from seniors and peers
  • Influence, persuade and negotiate

Salary and Benefits

This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday.

7/17/2017 07:14:51

Job number: 2431778

Category: Legal & Compliance

Location: United Kingdom, London