Associate / Senior Associate - Corporate, Surrey
New! - we are actively seeking an ambitious Corporate Associate (or Senior Associate) to join a highly regarded Legal 100 law firm based in Surrey. This is a Chambers-rated top-tier corporate practice which offers excellent exposure to an impressive array of both regional, city and international clients. This opportunity may suit an ambitious individual who is looking to achieve a better work-life balance whilst still retaining a high quality workload. You can expect exposure to complex M&A; Private Equity and a diverse range of corporate matters from day one.
The ideal candidate will have trained with a recognised city, or regional, practice and be capable of demonstrating a consistently strong academic record. We are seeking an ambitious solicitor (min. 12 months experience) who will particularly enjoy business development/marketing and actively seeks a consistent level of client contact. You will be organised in your approach to managing conflicting deadlines and be able to work within a collegiate team environment.
The corporate team consists of eight partners and around 20 other lawyers, including two dedicated professional support lawyers. The work of the team is high-quality and diverse and covers a broad range of corporate transactional and advisory work, including:
- Private M&A (both buy side and sell side)
- Private equity (principally management advisory and portfolio work)
- High growth companies / shareholders agreements and articles / equity fundraising
- Corporate rationalisations / reorganisations
- General corporate advisory
- Partnership law
- Inward investment and cross border
This is an exciting new opportunity for a career minded solicitor to join an expanding corporate department. The successful candidate might have some experience in areas including:
- Private Equity, Purchase and Sale of businesses, Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Venture agreements, Shareholder Agreements, Terms of Business etc.
This person is required on a permanent basis working as part of an experienced team undertaking M&A, and general corporate advice work, ensuring that individual financial targets and objectives are met in line with the Department business plan.
The team is supported by the full range of specialists required to support corporate transactional work, including tax, employment, immigration and pensions, real estate, banking and finance, regulatory and anti-trust, intellectual property and commercial. A large proportion of their clients are multinational, based overseas or have international business interests, and frequently work with overseas law firms, including the major jurisdictions in Europe and the US.
Their clients include mid-tier businesses (quoted and owner-managed), household name PLCs and other major international groups, high-net-worth private clients and high growth companies.
An excellent knowledge of transactional processes is essential, and this opportunity requires excellent IT/keyboard skills, planning and organisational skills as well as a flexible and positive attitude to your work. You will be joining an established team therefore the ability to work as part of a team is equally important.
This opportunity offers excellent long-term career development potential and the successful candidate will enjoy a collegiate team environment and generous financial package plus benefits.
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