Associate

Our client is an established legal firm based in Liverpool and they are looking to recruit an Associate with 1-3 Years PQE for their Corporate department.

 Key Duties, to include, but not limited to:-

  • Supporting on mergers or acquisitions or disposal transactions for corporate clients
  • Preparation and finalisation of disclosure letters and supporting bundles
  • Supporting on and reviewing investment documents either acting for investing institutions or management teams on PE backed transactions
  • Drafting and negotiating the terms of transaction ancillary documents (such as completion board minutes, deeds of waivers, resignation letters, Companies House forms etc.)
  • Supporting/leading acquisition and disposal of business and assets and/or shares
  • Supporting/leading due diligence exercises, data room reviews or management and disclosure processes (be it in relation to buy side legal due diligence work or sell side legal disclosure work);
  • General corporate work including corporate restructurings, shareholders agreements, joint ventures and limited liability partnership agreements, specifically drafting the principal documents
  • Assisting with business development and tenders including (where appropriate) research about clients and targets
  • Opportunities for early exposure to clients.

Successful candidate must have:

  • Law degree (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience of corporate transactional work
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise
  • Proficient in use of document management systems
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Some experience in supporting and developing client relationships

Desirable:

  • Some exposure to PE work and/or M&A transactions at or with a leading national or city law firm
  • Enthusiasm for the work and to seize the opportunity to learn and develop in a quality but demanding team.

For more information on this role, please contact stephanie@acs-recruitment.co have a peek at this site.uk

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