Corporate Associate/Managing Associates

  • Addleshaw Goddard
  • London, UK
  • Sep 28, 2018
Full time Corporate

Job Description

Vacancy Description
Corporate Associate
Corporate Associate/Managing Associates
Level of role – (3-6 PQE)
Department – Corporate
Location - London

The Firm
We stand out for being consistently excellent in advice.  We not only provide technical excellence and experience but crucially, we also demonstrate real insight into our clients and what really matters to them. Our knowledge of our chosen sectors and markets, and our investment in our client relationships set us apart. We are a natural choice for FTSE100 and other "bold and beautiful" clients.

The Group
The Corporate team provides a full-service offering and includes transactional experience across M&A, Corporate Finance and Private Equity. The team advises on the full range of merger and acquisition transactions, public takeovers, tender offers, IPOs, secondary issues (both equity and debt), share buy-backs and corporate reorganisations and demergers, and works with a wide range of clients on multi-jurisdictional share and asset sales and purchases. Our Private Equity expertise extends to all areas of the sector, with our team comprising not only corporate lawyers but also specialists in energy, banking, fund formation, tax and employment.
The Corporate Team have been recognised as the "go to firm for mid-market private equity". Our Private Equity team has been crowned 'Law Firm of the Year' in the Deal Structuring category at the British Private Equity Awards 2017 and are Tier 1 rankied for middle-market private equity (UK) in the latest edition of The Legal 500.

The Opportunity
We are looking to expand our high performing London Corporate Team and add to the corporate transactional expertise in the London team. We are keen to engage with Lawyers who have an interest or experience in Private Equity, Equity Capital Markets, M&A, Financial Services or Energy.
Successful candidates will run their own transactions, with appropriate support where needed, and will work alongside partners on a wide range of corporate instructions, for local, national and international clients. We have a strong reputation for nurturing our talent, providing a supportive and stretching environment with excellent prospects for career development.  
We have a strong culture of support and collaboration and as a member of the team, you will be encouraged to contribute to business and practice development activities. Managing Associates can also be expected to be involved in the supervision and development of other team members.

Knowledge, skills and experience required
You should have gained at least three years' experience in corporate transactional roles in order to have gained the range of skills and expertise required for the position and a strong grounding in company law and corporate transactional work. This experience should ideally have been gained in a major national, international, City or equivalent firms but applicants from other backgrounds will be considered if they can demonstrate the required level of corporate transactional experience. You will also have: 
  • Excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 degree  
  • A clear understanding of the operation and structure of a top law firm
  • The ability to actively support complex transactions, liaising and coordinating with fee earners from other relevant disciplines as needed.  
  • Clear understanding and working experience of the operation and structure of a leading law firm and the needs of the clients of a top flight team   
Addleshaw Goddard is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and communities