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Private Equity Solicitor

£100000 - £114000 per annum
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Joseph Kersey

Team Leader - City of London
0203 865 2113

Private Equity Mid-Associate (3-4 years PQE): If you are looking for a position where you are treated more than just a fee earner and want to be part of a wider group strategy at a US firm. This PE team has been on an upward trajectory and has one of the largest portfolios of financial sponsor clients. You will be involved on large complex and exciting matters.

The Firm

This firm are top international firm with 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 award winning teams.

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 20 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 International 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 is an exciting opportunity for a Private Equity Mid-Associate (3-4 Years PQE) to join this Top International law firms City of London office and be part of a wider award-winning firm.

The Corporate and Private Equity team in London has been growing strength to strength on an upward trajectory. As a US firm they work on complex and large matters both international and national matters.

If you are looking for a position where you are part of a wider project and being involved in exciting projects outside f just fee earning then this team would be the one for you.

You will be:

  • Acting on Private Equity issues related to Debt, Fundraisings, MBO, MBI's, BIMBO's, Secondary buyouts, management equity arrangements and incentives, pre-IPO Investments, Portfolio transactions, Public to private Investments, Exits including trade sales and listings and re-financings
  • Acting on the group and firm strategy in an exciting position
  • Working with a large selection of financial sponsor clients.


  • You will be a Private Equity Solicitor 3-4 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 within a respectable corporate practice
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills.
  • Actively engage in networking and development opportunities

Salary & Benefits:

  • You will receive a market-leading salary with an excellent bonus structure and benefits package.
  • The firm also promotes work-life balance with working from home days.

This is a standout position for a Private Equity Associate to join this Top International practice in their City of London office.

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