Senior Counsel, Digital Infrastructure Fund (10 PQE)

Posted 11 September 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

Our client is a leading digital infrastructure fund focused on investing in and developing cutting-edge projects that drive the future of digital connectivity. They are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Legal Counsel with 10 years of PQE to join their dynamic team.

In this newly created role, you will play a pivotal part in overseeing legal matters related to our digital infrastructure fund, as well as the development and execution of various projects within their portfolio. This is a high-impact position that offers a unique opportunity to shape the legal landscape of the digital infrastructure industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Legal Oversight: Provide expert legal advice and guidance to senior management and stakeholders on fund-related matters, including investment transactions, fund structuring, compliance, and risk management.
  • Project Development: Collaborate closely with project development teams to ensure legal aspects of digital infrastructure projects are properly managed, including negotiations, contracts, and regulatory compliance.
  • Documentation and Due Diligence: Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of legal documents, contracts, and agreements, ensuring they are aligned with regulatory requirements and best practices.
  • Compliance: Stay current with evolving laws and regulations in the digital infrastructure sector and ensure that the fund and projects remain in compliance.
  • Risk Management: Identify legal risks and implement strategies to mitigate them effectively. Stakeholder Engagement: Build and maintain strong relationships with external legal counsel, regulatory bodies, and industry associations.


  • LLB/Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school and Bar qualification
  • 10 years of post-qualification experience (PQE) in legal practice, preferably with a background in funds, infrastructure, finance, or investment law.
  • Proven ability to handle complex legal matters and transactions independently.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.