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Nuveen Investments Legal - Legal Counsel Funds & Investments Structuring, Based in Frankfurt in Frankfurt, Germany

The Legal Counsel will be responsible for projects involving the structuring of property funds, transactions and related contract negotiations and ensure that Nuveen’s policies and house views are considered and implemented in the daily structuring work. Additionally, the Legal Counsel will assist the Senior Legal Counsel with the selection, use, ongoing monitoring and relationship building of external counsel.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Handling of  tax, legal and financial aspects of direct and indirect real estate and real asset transactions in the course of due diligences.

  • Constructing tax optimised structures of downstream investments in Europe across a wide variety of transactions.

  • Contract negotiations in coordination with the Legal Transactions lawyers, local Asset Manager, Finance and Treasury Teams.

  • Analysis of the ideal investment route from direct and indirect property investments for the real estate and real asset products.

  • Analysis and development of structural cash flow models for the Fund Finance team to operate.

  • Supporting with tax and regulatory structuring of new fund products.

  • Instructions and active management of external law firms, tax consultancies and accounting firms.

  • Support the busines with tax structuring specific questions.

  • Support of the finance team with day to day administration related questions of the fund structures.

Technical Skills & Qualifications Required

  • A degree in law / tax / finance or a related field

  • Have at least 2 years of professional industry experience in real estate / real estate fund management (KVG) / private equity or in a tax law firm / tax consulting firms

  • Must have knowledge of national and international tax and investment tax law as well as real estate and corporate law. Knowledge of international tax structuring – an advantage.Strong project management and multi-tasking approach.

  • Good knowledge of EDP

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Like working in an international workplace with multi-cultural teams

  • German and English fluently

Competencies Required

  • Self-starter

  • Strong sense of accountability

  • Motivated

  • Ambitious

  • Loyal

  • Conscientious

  • Creative and innovative

  • Act in line with Nuveen’s Company Values

This role requires no regulatory designation.

Nuveen is committed to providing equal opportunity across all employment practices and we believe our employees have a right to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Nuveen offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Please contact ta@nuveenglobal.com (ta@nuveenglobal.com%20) should you require any assistance.


Company Overview

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, listed equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at www.nuveen.com

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