Associate or Senior Solicitor (4 – 8 years PQE) - Corporate & Commercial / Corporate - Edinburgh

LEGAL - Legal
Ref: 45 Date Posted: Tuesday 06 Nov 2018
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Our client is seeking an experienced candidate to join their award winning and top tier ranked Corporate team based in Edinburgh. The work is always interesting, seldom straightforward and you will need tobe able to understand and articulate the commercial reasons behind the legal work you will be doing. You will work closely with existing clients and also be part of the continuing efforts of the team to win new clients and business. As part of the team, you will be exposed to a wide range of high quality corporate and commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, investments and complex private equity deals. The clients come from a broad range of industry sectors and you will handle all types of corporate transactions for UK and international clients, often co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional teams. Our clients experienced team acts for buyers and sellers, equity providers, management teams and targets. Our full service offering ensures that all aspects of the transaction are covered from investment to exit including finance, funding arrangements, tax and employment. There will also be opportunities to work on AIM and capital markets deals.
You will take the lead in drafting main transaction documents and project managing deals, as well as supervision of others within the team, in order to deliver exceptional service and results for clients.
In addition to general mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate work, you will have a strong interest in, and some understanding of, corporate structures and partnerships, cross border joint ventures and corporate
reorganisations relative to groups of companies.

Core responsibilities of this role consist of:

  • M&A transactions and private equity transactions
  • A wide range of other corporate transactions including joint ventures, investments, reorganisations, shareholder/investment agreements
  • Advising clients on corporate governance issues such as director's conflict of interest, board composition, trading issues and shareholder relations
  • Advising clients on commercial contracts on occasion