Legal Assets Investment Associate

  • Experience level : Intermediate
  • Activity : SYZ Capital
  • Office : Zurich

Description of the role: Syz Capital is creating a new position that will focus exclusively on the firm’s Legal Assets strategies. The position will primarily consist of analyzing and executing investment opportunities in litigation finance and law firm lending globally and will also offer the opportunity to contribute to commercial efforts. Syz Capital is actively investing and co-investing across single cases, portfolios, secondary and credit transactions across the legal finance spectrum. The position will require presenting opportunities to the investment committee and interacting with investors on a regular basis. Legal Assets are a key investment vertical within Syz Capital, it is a significant source of growth for the company, and consequently the job will offer the opportunity to work on a broad range of tasks and to evolve with the business.

Your missions

Key responsibilities:

  • Evaluate the commercial, legal and financial merits of investment and co-investment opportunities;
  • Support the investment origination efforts across strategies;
  • Prepare investment memoranda for presentation to the investment committee;
  • Manage and monitor transactions, and develop appropriate processes and tools to do so;
  • Complete periodic reporting to internal stakeholders, investors and regulators in relation to legal asset strategies.
Your profile


  • Law degree from a reputable university;
  • Economics or financial courses / training a plus.


Professional experience:

  • Three to six years of commercial litigation and/or arbitration experience as a qualified lawyer;
  • Experience advising corporates in high-value litigation and arbitration disputes;
  • Relevant working experience in Switzerland or other European jurisdiction.



  • Appetite for and proven experience of conducting legal research;
  • Ability to understand complex legal principles and apply them accordingly;
  • Ability to deliver written research findings in a precise and incisive fashion;
  • Proven ability to work with numbers and in Microsoft Excel;
  • Strong attention to detail and relentless focus on accuracy;
  • Intellectual curiosity;
  • Comfortable leaving the traditional career path of a disputes lawyer to pursue a career in alternative asset management.


  • Fluent in English
  • Proficiency in an additional European language a plus.


The role is based in Switzerland, Swiss residence is not required but applicants need to be at a minimum eligible to obtain a B residence permit.

Apply for this position

If this position is of interest to you, send us your complete application by filling in the Internet form.

Apply online Return to job offers