Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.
As a member of the Americas Capital Markets Legal Team, the Legal Associate will work closely with a team of other Legal Associates and Counsel to provide legal and regulatory support for the firm's portfolio management, research and trading activities.
Develop expertise, provide guidance to, and collaborate with investment, trading, and operational colleagues to facilitate client participation in a range of private and public investments
Review, negotiate and prepare agreements and other documentation for various types of transactions in equity and fixed income investments
Analyze and screen new deal opportunities presented by broker-dealers to support the firm's wall-crossing procedures, and assist with other components of the firm's controls around material, non-public information
Coordinate and assist with oversight of legal reviews performed by external providers (e.g., bank loan agreements, non-disclosure agreements, representation letters)
Lead or contribute to projects focused on enhancing existing practices or building out new capabilities for legal and regulatory support of the firm's investment activities
Synthesize and organize information and create reference tools for ongoing use by the Capital Markets Legal Team
Collaborate with colleagues located in Boston, London and Hong Kong to carry out, maintain and enhance team processes, record keeping and reference tools
A positive, collegial attitude and a high level of professionalism
Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work well with and instill confidence in colleagues, clients, and service providers at various levels of seniority
A self-starter and strategic thinker comfortable taking ownership and applying judgment and capable of recognizing issues that require escalation
Highly-organized and detail-oriented with the ability to manage fast-paced workflows and competing priorities in a sometimes high pressure environment
A team-oriented approach to completing assignments and a willingness to provide support to other teams during peak periods
Flexibility to adapt to the evolving needs of the team and a desire to develop new skills, assume additional responsibilities, and step out of your comfort zone
Overall comfort with data and systems with proficiency in Excel and the ability to learn various internal and external systems and databases that support the Legal and Compliance Group
3-5 years prior experience working in a compliance, legal and/or regulatory role at an asset manager, and a working knowledge of global capital markets, preferred
JOB TITLE Legal Associate
JOB FAMILY Legal
LOCATION 280 Congress
As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMCANINQ@wellington.com .
Internal Number: 6126226
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