Legally selective: choosing legal counsel for a hedge fund


Behind every good hedge fund is a good manager. Behind every manager is a team of service providers enabling the fund to do what it is supposed to do: earn money for investors.

That team of service providers must naturally include at least one law firm to help structure the fund at start-up and afterwards provide ongoing advice to manage various issues that crop up over the fund’s lifetime.

Picking that firm is an important decision. To make it the management company needs to take into account a