Corporate M&A Associate (3-5PQE)

Posted 01 November 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Associates
Contact NameCiarán O’Connor

Job description

Our client’s Corporate M&A practice remains one of the best known and respected practices in the world and a leader in advising on high-profile corporate deals. Over the last 30 years, the Firm has developed a full corporate English and US law capability in London.

 The team is consistently ranked as a leading M&A practice in London for complex and cross-border transactions, regularly acting opposite the Magic Circle and other leading US-headquartered law firms in the London market.

 Virtually all of the transactions that their lawyers advise on are cross-border in nature and provide an excellent opportunity to work on deals involving high levels of complexity,  different industries and which are often first-of-their-kind.

 Their clients include a broad array of leading private and public companies, private equity firms, special committees and management teams, government entities, and other institutions and individuals. This all results in being an exciting time to join the expanding team of their leading M&A practice in London.

 The successful candidate will join the London Corporate group, predominantly handling M&A but should be versatile and be expected to undertake a broad range of corporate transactions within our practice public and private M&A, joint ventures as well as advising on corporate governance matters. 


Job Requirements

 The successful candidate will join the Corporate group.  Our client is looking for a US qualified associate with 3 – 5 years' relevant post qualification experience ideally in the London market, although those with less or more relevant experience will be considered on their merits.  

 The role requires a candidate with excellent experience in managing client relationships and the ability to assist clients on day to day issues.  Excellent written communication and drafting skills are also required as well as the ability to demonstrate initiative.  They must also possess the skills to take on a high degree of responsibility within a fast paced but friendly environment.  

 A high level of academic achievement required.

 Our client is offering a salary which reflects that of a top tier global City law firm. These generous rates are paid alongside a highly competitive benefits package.  As of 2021, the package includes:

  • Discretionary year-end bonus

  • Technology allowance

  • 22 days holiday and 3 personal days

  • Enhanced Family leave

  • Private medical insurance

  • Permanent health insurance

  • Life assurance

  • Interest free season ticket loan

  • Gym allowance


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