Junior Corporate Private Equity Associate (1 -2 PQE)

Posted 30 May 2024
Job type Permanent
Discipline Associates
Contact NameCiarán O’Connor

Job description

The successful candidate will join the Private Equity team of the Corporate group, focusing their time on Private Equity transactions and working with portfolio companies owned by Private Equity Sponsors in the UK, Europe and globally. 

 They are looking for one individual with 1-2 years' relevant post qualification experience in the London market or experience in a similar common law jurisdiction (although those with less or more relevant experience will be considered on their merits).


Job Requirements

 The successful candidate will have solid private equity experience and will have had exposure to the private equity team during their training contract.

 Experience of NDAs, engagement letters, disclosure letters, diligence reports and ancillary documents is expected. In addition, the role will have a particular focus on bolt-on M&A, the sale of companies owned by private equity sponsors at the end of the relevant sponsor's holding period (including auction sales, vendor due diligence and transaction documents), implementing management incentive plans in Europe and elsewhere and coordinating leaver/joiner processes.

 The successful candidate will be flexible and personable, and will enjoy building relationships with client teams at both financial sponsors and the portfolio companies they own.

 Excellent written communication and drafting skills are required as well as the ability to demonstrate initiative.  You must also possess the skills to take on a high degree of responsibility and manage a challenging work load within a fast paced and friendly environment. A strong academic record is essential.

 Remuneration reflects that of a top tier global City law firm. These generous rates are provided 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 insurance

  • Interest free season ticket loan

  • Gym allowance


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