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Fund Attorney - Assistant Vice President

Toronto, Canada

iCapital is powering the world’s alternative investment marketplace. Our financial technology platform has transformed how advisors, wealth management firms, asset managers, and banks evaluate and recommend bespoke public and private market strategies for their high-net-worth clients. iCapital services approximately $180 billion in global client assets invested in 1,441 funds, as of February 2024.

iCapital has been named to the Forbes Fintech 50 for seven consecutive years (2018-2023); a three-time selection by Forbes to its list of Best Startup Employers (2021-2023); and a three-time winner of MMI/Barron’s Solutions Provider award (See link below). 

About the Role

iCapital is looking to hire an Assistant Vice President, Fund Attorney to join the Legal team.  The focus of this role will include representing private funds (both hedge and private equity funds) on a wide spectrum of matters including compliance and regulatory issues, capital raising, marketing, investor relations, fund formation and structuring, corporate transactional matters, etc.  The ideal candidate should have strong experience in both drafting and negotiating fund documents, side letters, placement agreements and related fund materials.  This person will work closely with our Senior Vice President, Legal, in Canada, throughout the fund formation process.


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  • Negotiate various agreements with counterparties including fund managers and distribution agents.
  • Draft and review of private fund offering materials, partnership agreements, and other private fund legal documentation.
  • Assist with regulatory filings.
  • Advise on the legal implications of offering new and existing products and services.
  • Coordinate outside legal counsel with respect to a variety of issues including regulatory, corporate and fund investment work.
  • Draft and review various contracts, non-disclosure agreements, and other legal documentation.
  • Perform ad hoc research projects.


  • 4+ years of legal experience within the investment management space (alternative investments, including in Private Equity and Hedge Funds), advising Canadian investment fund managers, portfolio managers and exempt market dealers on fund formation and related matters
  • In-depth knowledge of Canadian securities laws, including registrant and investment fund regulation, and other regulatory frameworks relevant to the investment management industry
  • Adaptable and entrepreneurial, able to learn new topics and work within the fast-paced, growing and constantly evolving structure of a high-growth company
  • Member in good standing of Ontario Bar
  • Top law firm background
  • In-house experience at an asset management firm is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented with big picture capability


iCapital offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a competitive total compensation package consisting of salary, bonus, and equity for all full-time employees.   The Company pays 100% of the premium for all Group Benefits for you and your dependents.  Some of these benefits include medical, dental, vison, prescription, life insurance and long term disability.  We offer a variety of Retirement Plans so of which have a company match.   We offer unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) and most employees the flexibility to work in the office three to four days and remotely for the remainder of the week.  Every department has different needs, and some positions will be designated in-office jobs, based on their function. For additional information on iCapital, please visit  Twitter: @icapitalnetwork | LinkedIn: Awards Disclaimer:

iCapital is proud to support a fair and inclusive workplace, in which all applicants have an opportunity to fulfill their potential and every person has the right to equal treatment with respect to employment without discrimination.  iCapital does not tolerate any discrimination contrary to the Ontario Human Rights Code, including on the grounds of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability.

Client-provided location(s): Toronto, ON, Canada
Job ID: 7324924002
Employment Type: Other