4 - 6 Private Equity Associate

Posted 03 September 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Associates
Contact NameCiarán O’Connor

Job description

Nicholas Scott is working with a global law firm who is looking for a transactional Private Equity Associate to work alongside one of their leading Partners and be a part of this prestigious team.

Our client is one of the largest law firms in the world with more than 40 offices across the globe and spans five continents, with a particular focus on offering clients local market insight and access to both national and international capabilities. The Partner who you will be working alongside has a particular expertise in all forms of private equity transactions, primarily encompassing buy-outs, secondary transactions, restructurings and bolt-on acquisitions, and acting for either investors or for management. He also has capabilities advising investors from China and the US on cross-border acquisitions of, and investments in, UK/European businesses and on complex corporate carve-outs.

The role will enable you to gain experience in these matters, advising on numerous private equity sponsors on auction processes/bids in addition to acting for management teams. Being part of a technically astute group, you will find the work fast paced and commercial, with a team that prides itself on assisting its clients by delivering a cost effective and practical service with a high degree of personal attention.


  • 4 – 6 PQE;

  • Ability to manage own caseload;

  • Able to work effectively under high pressure;

  • Organisational and analytical skills; and

  • Confident client facing skills.