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Private Funds Associate

£140000 - £180000 per annum
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Joseph Kersey

Senior Recruitment Consultant - City of London
0203 865 2113

Join one of the world's most elite law firms, consistently recognised for their excellence in Corporate, Intellectual Property, Litigation, M&A, Private Equity, and Restructuring and Insolvency. The firm is widely recognised for their booming transactional practice and host an all-star team of Associates.

The Firm

From their US origins, to the meteoric growth of their London office, the firm continue to dominate the legal sector. London now offers an extensive range of world class capabilities from their flagship office in the City. The firm strive to provide a level of expertise that is unsurpassed and vital to businesses in today's international marketplace.

The London PE team is an absolute powerhouse and excels in the high value deals space. Their client roster consists of top US and European buyout houses and sovereign wealth and pension funds. The firm's lawyers have vast experience in ground breaking strategies for structured acquisitions and financings of public and private companies, negotiated and unsolicited acquisitions, take-private transactions, stock-for-stock acquisitions, spin-off transactions and acquisitions of minority interests.

They also stand apart from their competitors in a range of international capabilities. High Yield markets are another core focus, and the firm has one of the largest US capital markets teams in London. The Private Funds team offers comprehensive technical advice with a commercial nucleus, which is supported by the team's comprehensive market knowledge. They are highly regarded for their Restructuring and Insolvency capabilities. Always dedicated to finding innovative solutions to the complex legal landscape they navigate.

The Role

The Private Funds team requires a 2 PQE Associate. The team is a force to be reckoned with in the middle-market private equity space, handling prominent high-profile formation work through an ever-changing bench of specialists. The team are experts in raising buyout funds and complex fund of funds or infrastructure funds, and handles a wide range of large secondary transactions. The funds practice works very closely with tax, regulatory, securities and ERISA specialist practices in the firm.

The Private Funds team require a 2 PQE Associate that can immerse themselves in working alongside a pioneering team dealing with a wide range of matters with the highest degree of complexity. The current client base is unprecedented at this juncture, and the team thrive on the exceptional level of work they bring.

The fast paced and highly rewarding work will ensure that you become a leading individual in Law. The rewards for working at this level and consistently pushing your abilities are remarkable.

The Requirements

  • Russell Group University or International equivalent (Minimum 2:1)
  • Proven track record in this space
  • Qualified Solicitor (Foreign Qualified applicants welcome)
  • Training contract at recognised City law firm
  • Right to work in the UK (However, Tier 2 Sponsorship can be offered)
  • The desire to work in a fast paced and entrepreneurial team

If you would like to further information about this role, or a conversation about the market for a move now or in the future, call the London team on 0203 865 2113.