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Corporate ECM Associate

£120000 - £140000 per annum
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Joseph Kersey

Senior Recruitment Consultant - City of London
0203 865 2113

Equity Capital Markets Associate: You will work within one of the leading Corporate departments in London, working within a highly ranked Legal 500 department, not just in the UK but Internationally. You will work within the dedicated ECM team working largely with the AIM market and the LSE main market.

You will be exposed to a wide range of Corporate Finance matters working alongside leading individuals within the field. This firm is renowned for their unique approach allowing individuals to gain a full spectrum of experience, resulting in some of the most talented lawyers within the field.

The Firm

This firm are headquartered in London with over 10 offices across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. With a large international presence, this firm has forged close ties across Asia-Pacific, Singapore and the PRC. The diverse mix of expertise and culture has resulted in a number of strong departments, in particular, Commercial Litigation & Arbitration, Corporate, Finance, Employment, Marine and International trade and Real Estate.

With a wide range of listed and Private Companies, Institutions and Individuals, you will find the overriding ethos of the firm is quality; however, they pride themselves on their individuality, teamwork, commitment and straight-talking approach. Technology and Innovation plays a key part within this firm, but importantly the people are integral to this firm's growth. They have attracted and secured some of the best legal talents over the past 5 years from other Top 50 firms and US practices. As well as this they have one of the highest internal promotion structures with many of the Partners coming through their own ranks. Investing in Technology and their people have allowed them to win multiple Chambers and Legal 500 awards as well as Employment, Diversity and Culture awards.

A key benefit of joining this Top 20 practice is you will be exposed to a large amount of international work. With over 25% of their staff based outside the UK you will receive plenty of opportunities overseas, in particular, a large amount of their associates benefits from International Secondments. In an ever-changing and growing market, this firm has the brand not only domestically but internationally to really drive your career forward.

The Role

This Top 30 firm is looking for a Equity Capital Markets Associate to join them in their Legal 500 ranked and Chambers ranked department within their City of London office.

You will work within a dedicated ECM team alongside a Legal 500 listed Funds team. You will work primarily on the AIM market together with the LSE main market working with a range of clients across the mid-market London banks and brokers. You will also undertake secondary issues (placings and right issues), acting for both issuers and financial intermediaries. Corporate Governance experience should include DTR's and listing rules as well as practical corporate support.

You will be:

  • Your caseload will be focused on Equity Capital Markets matters however you will also assist the Corporate department as a whole. You will be given all the opportunity to work on complex matters given you a depth of responsibility to propel your career forward.

  • Our equity capital markets team is recognised as one of the most active and successful in equity fundraisings and stock exchange transactions.

  • They regularly advise companies as well as sponsors, nominated advisers and brokers, bringing together corporate finance and sector expertise from across the firm. They have considerable experience advising on initial public offerings, secondary issues (including subscriptions, placings, rights issues, cash box and open offers), transfers between markets, dual listings and issues of convertible securities.

The Requirements

  • You will be a Corporate ECM/ Equity Capital markets Associate with 4-6 years PQE (There is no upper limit for the level of PQE and more senior candidates will be taken into account for a senior position)
  • You will be currently working within a City or International practice.
  • Worked on a broad range of Corporate Finance matters
  • Working on a range of ECM Matters
  • Exposure to International matters preferred but not essential
  • You will receive a competitive salary and along with an excellent remuneration package.

This is a stand out position for a Equity Capital Markets Associate to join this Top 30 practice in their City of London Headquartered office.

Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email or call for a confidential conversation.