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Associate - Corporate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, London, City of London
£120000 - £140000 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level
Full Time
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Are you a talented Corporate Associate with 2-5 years PQE, looking to join a large, progressive Corporate department? Progress your legal career in this top 20 law firm in London, renowned for their unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and a dynamic approach to law.

The Firm
Considered one of the world's leading professional services businesses with over 25 offices across the globe, this firm is the proud recipients of multiple accolades across the Legal 500, Chambers, Times, Financial Times, Thomas Reuters, and numerous other publications.

Their vision for 2020 and the next decade is clear cut and this firm has no plans on slowing down on their growth. With this comes every opportunity for a vast arrange of international work and international secondments. Considered one of the big tech firms you will never be far away from the growing tech empire within the legal sphere.

The Role
This is a fantastic position for a Corporate Associate with 2-5 PQE to join this leading Top 20 International practice within their City of London office.
Within this role you will provide legal advice and support on a range of transactional corporate matters including acting for:

  • Corporate clients, management teams and individuals (both buy-side and sell-side) on a range of UK and international private M&A transactions (including acquisitions and disposals, bolt-on acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, subscription/equity investments).
  • Bidders, target companies and financial advisers on public M&A transactions (including contractual takeover offers, schemes of arrangement, public to private transactions and cash confirmations).

You will also provide legal advice and support on a range of lifecycle events for both listed and private clients, and their group companies including advising on:

  • General company law, compliance, governance and regulatory matters.
  • Shareholder meetings.
  • Share restructurings and group reorganisations.
  • Returns of capital.
  • Shareholder activism.


  • You will be a 2-5 PQE solicitor qualified in England & Wales.
  • You will have trained and worked post qualification within a respectable private practice or in-house team.


  • Competitive salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture.
  • Exposure to large, high-profile UK and international issues.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Associate with 2-5 years PQE, to join this top 20 law firm in London.
Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Alex Rollinson at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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