Legal Counsel to IPM

den 13 mars 2018
den 12 april 2018
Maneli Zakipour

Responsibilities and Tasks
The position entails an ability to combine sound business judgement with prompt and robust legal advice. As part of the legal team you will assist the business side in negotiating agreements with investors and ensuring that the legal documentation of our managed funds is in order. IPM’s business contains both Swedish and international aspects and IPM cooperates with expertise in the relevant jurisdictions. Swedish aspects of the job include review and negotiation of vendor contracts and other corporate business such as employment law and corporate governance matters.

Profile and Qualifications
We are looking for candidates with an academic degree in law and with 3-5 years of experience from a top-tier law firm or as a legal counsel for a corporation within the financial sector.

Knowledge of negotiating trading agreements such as ISDAs, Prime Brokerage and Futures agreements etc. is meritorious as well as experience from investment funds. As IPM operates in a highly regulated environment we also value experience from regulatory and/or compliance work, although the primary responsibility for these matters are handled by the Compliance department.

Excellent skills in Swedish and English, both oral and written, is a requirement for the position.

As a person we think you are self-going and have a pragmatic approach to solving problems. You enjoy working closely with the business and have an interest in financial markets and asset management. The position also demands that you are analytical and can put legal problems into a practical context. You are curious and driven, prone to taking initiatives and deliver high quality products.

About the company
IPM is an investment management firm founded in 1998 to manage capital for institutional investors such as pension funds, life insurance companies, foundations and government institutions. IPM is one of the leading Systematic (model-driven) Macro managers globally with over 40 billion SEK in managed assets. In addition, IPM manages 30 billion SEK in its long-only Systematic Equity strategy. The vast majority of our clients are institutional investors, including leading institutions in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Our organization is growing. We are currently around 60 employees with diverse backgrounds working from our headquarters in Stockholm and from our office in London. We are now looking for a skilled professional to join our General Counsel at our Stockholm headquarters.

We take pride in looking after of our people offering a stimulating and dynamic environment where development and curiosity are keys to our success. We provide an atmosphere that is characterized by ambition and competence; by openness and enjoying working together. Our ambition is to grow by delivering robust and diversifying investment returns and through excellent client service. Learn more about us at

Application and Inquiries
We are working with Sharp Recruitment in this process. Please feel free to contact Maneli Zakipour at +46 708 26 27 96 or with questions regarding the position or IPM.

All applications will be reviewed and interviews are conducted continuously. Apply today by sending your resume, cover letter and other relevant documentation to

IPM will perform background checks on final candidates in the process.