An opportunity has arisen in the London Corporate department for a mid-level associate with experience of private M&A, private equity and joint ventures and an interest in the Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT), Financial Institutions and FinTech sectors. Although not essential, equity capital markets experience would also be useful.
As well as relevant work experience, the successful candidate will have excellent technical legal and business development skills, be passionate about the sectors covered by the team, and be willing to work hard and get stuck into some cutting-edge global projects.
The role offers the chance to work with a fast growing and market leading practice that acts for a diverse client base ranging from technology start-ups and venture capital firms to private equity firms, large corporates and financial institutions.
The role sits within a global platform, offering a wide breadth of work and cross border deals.
Skills and Experience Required
The ideal candidate will have:
A strong background in M&A, Venture Capital / Private Equity and Joint Ventures across the Financial Institutions, TMT and FinTech sectors
Experience of managing multi-jurisdictional projects
Experience of a similar role at a leading legal practice
An international outlook and entrepreneurial mindset
Business development skills and enthusiasm to help build our practice further
Excellent academic background
Candidates also are expected to:
Develop and apply technical knowledge and professional skills
Focus on efficiency
Develop our business/clients (maintain client relationships and deliver excellent service)
Work effectively with and through people
Promote and demonstrate 'good citizenship' (values and strategic priorities)
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belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.