CORPORATE ASSOCIATE– GLASGOW
We are currently looking to recruit a lawyer from 3yrs+ PQE at Associate/Senior Associate level to join the Glasgow/Edinburgh Corporate Group.
We are looking for a strong corporate lawyer with experience in corporate finance, M&A (domestic and cross border) and private equity (beneficial but not essential).
Background to the Corporate Group
Pinsent Masons LLP has an international corporate group comprising some 120 lawyers, including more than 35 partners.
Our Corporate lawyers work with clients at the forefront of their strategic development advising on mergers, acquisitions, disposals, flotations, takeovers, buy-ins and buyouts, joint ventures and investments. Our detailed knowledge and close working relationships with other professionals enables us to achieve the right structure for deals and to bring together appropriate funders and entrepreneurial investors.
We make it our business to understand the markets our clients are in and their business aspirations and pressures. When a deal needs to be done we bring together the players to make it happen.
We specialise in the following areas:
- Corporate Finance
- Private Equity
- Joint Ventures
We have a strong private equity practice operating as part of a national team advising a range of private equity institutions and management teams.
We also have extensive experience of advising on public takeovers, both recommended and contested; flotations/initial public offerings; secondary issues including rights issues, placings and open offers; private placements; corporate governance; compliance with companies, securities and financial services legislation including the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority and the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.
We have also undertaken an increasing amount of cross border work and recently have undertaken deals in Germany, Hungary, Holland, South Africa and East Africa, United States, Poland, France, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and Italy.
We have a strong sector focus in Advance manufacturing & Technology, Energy, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Retail and Consumer Goods, and Insurance and Financial Services.
The Candidate Required
The successful candidate will ideally have gained experience in a City firm or a large regional practice. Candidates must be technically excellent but equally important, commercially aware and enthusiastic about business development. They will be a team player with a strong client focussed approach. They will also have a strong academic background and excellent communication and organisational skills.
- The very best national and international work.
- Early responsibility and opportunities to develop client relationships.
- Genuine long-term career prospects supported through our "best in class" training and our Academy personal development programmes.
Pinsent Masons has achieved more tier 1 rankings in The Legal 500 UK guide than any other firm, won the "Law Firm of the Year Award 2019 – Legal Business" for the second time and won ‘Europe’s Most Innovative Law at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyer Awards Europe 2020. Pinsent Masons was also named Law Firm of the Year 2018 by The Lawyer, and is ranked No 4 on the UK Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2020 and named Stonewall’s Top Global Employers 2020.
At Pinsent Masons we value diversity and inclusion. We are committed to creating a better workplace where all our talent can succeed and feel like they belong. We want to attract, retain and develop people at all levels and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates whatever your ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/ long term condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristics protected by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate.
Should you require further details, please contact our in-house Recruitment Advisor, Steffy Lam, who can discuss the role and requirements.