Corporate Solicitor / Associate
Our client is one of the largest teams of lawyers in the South outside London. Independently recognised as one of the UK's leading national law firms we build deep relationships with our clients, whose satisfaction with our services is the true measure of our success.
The Role This new position exists for a technically strong, personable and ambitious lawyer, looking to pursue a career in corporate finance in the long term with one of the top corporate finance practices in the South East outside London.
The corporate finance team is part of the company commercial group, one of the main lawyer groups within the firm. In addition to corporate finance the group has specialist teams in banking and finance, commercial and competition.
The company commercial group is one of the largest practices in the South East outside London and is rated in the top tiers of both Chambers and Legal 500. Nine of the group’s lawyers are recommended by the principal legal directories as leaders in their field.
The corporate finance team has 6 partners and 12 other lawyers, including two dedicated professional support lawyers. The team benefits from strong specialist support in intellectual property, IT, finance/banking, regulatory, employment, pensions, real estate and tax. We have significant international reach, with well established links in the major jurisdictions in Europe and the US with tried and tested firms of similar quality and size to our own.
The work of the team is diverse but key areas are:
- Mergers and Acquisitions (both buy side and sell side)
- Venture capital and private equity (sponsor and management team roles)
- Fundraising and equity and capital markets
- Joint ventures
- General corporate advisory
- Accelerated M & A, restructuring and insolvency
Often cases have an international flavour and the team frequently works with law firms in other jurisdictions.
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