Legal & Compliance - General Counsel, Private Wealth Solutions, SVP/ MD

Job Description:

Firm Overview:

Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our $649 billion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at . Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.

Business Unit:

Legal & Compliance

Business Description:

Private WealthSolutionswas established to answer the growing demand for Blackstone products from high-net worth investors. Partnering with many of the world's largest private banks and wealth management firms as well as family offices, Blackstone's Private WealthSolutionsteam packages and delivers the full breadth of Blackstone's alternative product capability to these firms and their clients and provides ongoing product and advisor support, as well as education and training around alternatives.Private Wealth Solutions is globally positioned with offices in New York, London, Paris, Zurich, Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

Job Title: Legal & Compliance - General Counsel, Private Wealth Solutions

Job Description:

  • As a member of the Blackstone Legal & Compliance team of ~180 professionals globally, lead the comprehensive legal support for the Private Wealth Solutions business representing $100B+ of Blackstone's AUM

  • Directly participate in global product development including origination, structuring and regulatory affairs across many distinct markets and jurisdictions

  • Represent Private Wealth Solutions and spearhead coordination within Blackstone's legal department in cross-business initiatives and business efforts

  • Actively participate in the global expansion in Asia, Europe and Latin America and the numerous commercial and legal considerations surrounding growth, positioning and risk management

  • Manage all legal matters for Blackstone Total Alternatives Solution (BTAS), a private multi-asset vintage program designed for private wealth investors, including fund formation, regulatory compliance and governance

  • Oversee a wide range of contractual negotiations and agreements between banks/wealth management firms (of all sizes and in all markets) and Blackstone to distribute fund offerings to individual investors

  • Support the management of the broker-dealer activities of PWS including sales practices, broker-dealer legal inquiries, marketing materials and regulatory reviews


The ideal candidate should have:

  • 8+ years of relevant experience

  • Undergraduate and law degrees

  • Demonstrated ability to write effectively

  • Strong communication skills

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law.

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