Legal Counsel - Corporate/M&A - 12mth FTC

Location
England, London, West End
Salary
£85000 - £95000 per annum
Posted
02 Feb 2021
Closes
02 Mar 2021
Ref
50616053/001
Contact
Jon Lucas
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Corporate
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

International media business hiring a Corporate/M&A Lawyer for a period of 12 months to cover maternity leave.

About the Role

Working with the Head of Legal for Corporate Transactions, a broad and fast-paced day-to-day remit will include:

  • Assisting transactions across multiple territories on both the sales and purchases side
  • Assessing M&A opportunities for the group across the globe
  • Working with internal stakeholders across the business including M&A, Tax, HR and Finance, as well as External Counsel
  • Preparing NDAs, letters of intent, and due diligence questionnaires
  • Conducting legal due diligence on target businesses
  • Negotiating and executing corporate transaction documentation

About You

The client believes that this role requires a qualified lawyer with at least three years' PQE although applications from all levels will be considered on merit.

You will have worked within the corporate transactional team at a major law firm and must possess excellent technical and drafting skills.

The postholder needs a proactive attitude and the ability to build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

You must be available to commence a new role by mid-March at the latest.