A top tier corporate team within the City are looking for a mid to senior level corporate Associate to join them for a contract of 12 months to cover a period of maternity leave.
This dynamic and expanding firm offers a different career lifestyle; the quality of their work is extremely high, and they adhere to a strong set of values and provide a healthy work-life balance in a collegiate environment. Because of this offering, they frequently attract talent from top City firms.
The corporate team is ranked as a leading team within both the Legal 500 and Chambers legal directories. Their practice is international in scope and the successful individual will work alongside leading Partners in the industry in advising on general corporate and private M&A transactions as well as strategic advisory matters.
The successful Associate will need to be adaptable and enjoy the variety involved in being a key trusted business advisor to clients (which range from institutional investors, entrepreneurs and start-ups, large private and publicly listed companies and financial advisers). A strong corporate background and demonstrable experience in advising on a wide range of corporate transactional and strategic advisory matters is essential. The work within the corporate team comprises of public and private M&A, VC, ECM, reorganisations, joint ventures and general corporate advisory. Key sectors include tech, FinTech, financial services, real estate and media.
Candidates are likely to be England & Wales qualified or qualified within another commonwealth jurisdiction (such as Australia and New Zealand, for instance), with relevant UK experience within a notable corporate team. Due to the level of work, candidates are likely to have upwards of 3 years’ PQE. Applications from more experienced corporate lawyers are also welcome.
The firm encourages their lawyers to spend 50% of their time in the office.