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Corporate (Healthcare) Senior Associate/Legal Director

Hays Legal
England, London, City of London
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
4-6 Years

Job Details

The Opportunity
This top 100 law firm are looking for x2 corporate lawyers to join their expanding national Corporate Health & Social Care Team. Working closely with the Head of Corporate Healthcare, you will predominantly focus on mergers and acquisition work (M&A) for a range of funders, investors, operators, and developers within the independent health & social care sector whilst also working closely with the wider corporate team on a range of matters.

The Team

The highly experienced and recognised corporate team operates from their offices in Liverpool, Manchester, London, Leeds, Hong Kong and Singapore. They offer clients accessible corporate support from their experienced national and international network and specialise in advising a range of clients, from large-listed companies and private equity funds to smaller start-up and owner-managed businesses and management teams on the full range of transactions - both domestic and cross-border.

The Role

  • Independently supporting/leading on mergers, acquisitions, disposals, reorganisations, and investment transactions for corporate clients predominantly within the independent health & social care sector
  • Independently supporting/leading acquisitions and disposals of business and assets and/or shares
  • Independently supporting/leading due diligence exercises, data room reviews or management and disclosure processes (be it in relation to buy side or sell side legal disclosure work)
  • Preparation and finalisation of disclosure letters and supporting bundles
  • Supporting on and reviewing investment documents either acting for investing institutions or management teams on PE backed transactions or placing agreements.
  • Drafting and negotiating the terms of transaction ancillary documents (such as completion board minutes, deeds of waivers, resignation letters, Companies House forms etc.)
  • General corporate work including corporate restructurings, shareholders agreements, joint ventures, and limited liability partnership agreements, specifically drafting the principal documents.
  • Assisting with business development and tenders including (where appropriate) research about clients and targets

The Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified Solicitor
  • 5 years experience completing M&A transactions
  • Proficient in use of document management systems
  • The ability and experience of independently managing a caseload providing sound commercial advice

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Company info
020 3465 0139
107 Cheapside
United Kingdom

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