Legal Counsel (Corporate)
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Your new company
A global private equity-backed international schools organisation, with a presence across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Providing education to over 50,000 students across over 50 schools, this well-financed organisation aims to double its operation size over the next three years. The company has recently relocated its global headquarters to London from Asia, and is growing quickly both organically and through acquisition.
Your new role
A newly created corporate counsel position reporting into the Head of Legal, as part of a small but highly respected international team of lawyers. You will support the business in relation to mergers and acquisitions transactions, while managing corporate projects such as the development of green and brownfield sites, through to corporate finance matters. Maintaining excellent relationships with Development, Real Estate and Corporate Directors, you will ensure the compliance of all transactions with company policy and legislation. As this is a new role, you will bring your proactivity and commerciality to the fore, making an effort to continually improve the organisation to allow it to reach its growth goals.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a UK qualified corporate lawyer with excellent academics and a demonstrable corporate background. You will have experience delivering and managing M&A transactions, while also having exposure to ad hoc corporate finance, restructuring and governance matters. You will have at least 2 years' PQE (guide only) with excellent commerciality and the ability to manage stakeholders at all levels. Further, you will thrive in a corporate environment and will relish to work with high-achieving professionals across different teams.
What you'll get in return
The chance to be part of an exceptional global company growth story, within a company that has become a global leader in its field. You will be rewarded with a fantastic salary, generous benefits package and desirable London working location, with tangible career progression opportunities in addition.
What you need to do now
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