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Corporate Finance Lawyer - Edinburgh

Corporate Finance - Private Practice
Ref: 455 Date Posted: Monday 13 Sep 2021
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Leading UK law firm is looking to hire additional Corporate Finance lawyers to join their market-leading Corporate Finance team based in Scotland.

Overview:

The Corporate Finance team is one of the highest profile in Scotland with a busy and diverse practice, working with leading domestic and international companies, investment banks, fund managers and private equity houses on major transactions throughout the UK and beyond. On the public company side corporate clients range from FTSE 100 blue chips to smaller AIM companies; on the private company side clients range from large international groups through private equity backed growth businesses to owner-managed SMEs. The group also acts for third sector bodies including universities and local authorities.Sector specialisms in corporate include technology, fintech, energy (both renewables and Oil & Gas) and food and drink.

Requirements:

  • The firm are interested in speaking with Associates with circa 5-8 years PQE (in Scotland or England & Wales) with demonstrable skills obtained working on CF transactions in a practice recognised for such work, and exposure to some of the specialist areas of work mentioned.
  • Additionally, the firm are looking for a lawyer at the NQ- 2 year PQE solicitor preferably with direct CF transactional experience in a qualified role, but consideration will be given to those who are newly qualified or candidates with less direct experience in such work but a clear aptitude and appetite to apply their skills to this challenging and dynamic area of work.

The successful candidates will each display an enthusiasm for proactive transaction and project management, strong technical and drafting skills, the ability to provide and to communicate practical and commercial advice to clients as well as good team-working skills.  Experience of working with or an interest in legal technology products such as e-signing and transaction management platforms and document automation software will be essential.

On Offer:

On offer is a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion about this position or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson, Director

Edinburgh: 0131 450 7164

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com