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Corporate ECM Associate Solicitor | 3 - 8 years PQE | London


Job Description

Our client is a top 40 UK law firm with a turnover of in excess of £100m. The Corporate Associate will work as part of a high-performing team and advise local and international clients on a diverse range of corporate matters.

The Firm

Our client is a city-led, international, and national law firm with over 160 partners and 950 staff. With offices across the UK, Middle East, and Asia, they provide a full-service integrated offering.

Through its UK and overseas offices, the firm has developed a dynamic corporate, commercial, and litigation practice with particular strengths in real estate, care, education, energy, leisure, finance (including Islamic finance), and project work. The firm has built its reputation on helping government and businesses of all sizes improve the built environment all around us.

The firm has a strong international practice, particularly in the Middle East, with offices in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, and Oman. It is especially well-known for its work in real estate, construction, energy and infrastructure, and hotel and leisure, as well as its corporate expertise. The firm’s office in Malaysia supports a growing Far East client base.

The Team

The team advises companies (and their directors and shareholders) and financial institutions on corporate finance transactions, including private and pre-IPO placements, IPOs (Official List as well as AIM), secondary issues (debt and equity), takeovers (including schemes of arrangement) and other related matters (such as reductions of capital, de-mergers, and acquisitions/disposals by quoted companies). They also advise on compliance with ongoing legal and regulatory obligations and corporate governance guidelines.

The team is praised for their partner-led approach and for their expertise across a variety of industry sectors, including acting for real estate and IP rich businesses. With a strong client portfolio of quoted companies and investment banks, and with secondment experience within the London Stock Exchange, they have a deep understanding of London's capital markets and its corporate finance community.

The Opportunity

The new associate will play a pivotal role in their expanding team covering a broad variety of deals including but not limited to:

  • Primarily advising on corporate finance transactions and corporate finance strategic matters as referred to above
  • Advising on M&A transactions, private company investments, corporate structures, and general corporate law matters.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for:

  • Project managing transactions.
  • Pro-active participation in marketing initiatives.
  • Participating in firm-wide and departmental training sessions.

The Candidate

To be successful you must be between 3 and 8 years PQE and have direct relevant experience of ECM transactions and advice, gained at a recognised corporate practice

You will have the ability to prioritise work effectively and meet deadlines, excellent technical skills, strong client focus, drive and enthusiasm, and commercial awareness.

Please do not hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or

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