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Associate - Corporate (ECM)

£95000 - £110000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

City work in a team ranked highly in the Legal 500 tiers in London for corporate matters. This is a chance to join a highly regarded Top 50 firm in London and fast-track your career as a Corporate lawyer.

Offered with work/life balance, continued development and a position of trust from the onset, you will exceed your expectations in supporting national and international clients.

The Firm

Ranked in the top 50 UK law firms by The Lawyer, with over 900 legal professionals and built on the foundation of over 200 years of excellence, this firm's national presence offers City level legal advice underpinned by values of service, quality, integrity and innovation.

A truly international law firm, offering commercially aware and pragmatic advice across a broad range of sectors such as construction, transport and infrastructure, banking and financial services, distribution and logistics, education and health, hotels and leisure, defence, engineering and surveying, charities, retail and energy and natural resources. Many HNW individuals trust the firm to provide a holistic service also.

Leading by example in terms of talent and culture, teams are built on open ideas, shared experiences and continually honed expertise, being aligned by a common goal of providing unmatched service whilst platforming colleagues to achieve their professional and life goals.

The firm is proud of its exceptional retention and internal promotion record; many of the now Chambers-ranked and sector-leading Partners joined as support staff.

Colleagues develop continually via a structured pathway to facilitate and challenge what can be achieved, encouraging collaboration, nurturing talent, and sharing insight.

Whether working from the office or home, staff are appropriately supported, continually invested in and operate in balanced teams that permit excellence.

The Role

This Top 50 national and international UK law firm is seeking a Corporate Solicitor with experience in Equity Capital Markets.

You will be joining this Tier 1 Legal 500 ranked team at the Associate level where you will find yourself advising both UK and international clients on high-quality corporate work.

The team advises companies and financial institutions on corporate finance transactions such as IPO, AIM listings and private/pre-IPO placements. Alongside this, they operate on secondary issues such as debt and equity, takeovers and other related matters such as M&A and reductions of capital.

The firm is also known for advising on compliance, regulatory and corporate governance issues.
You will provide a pivotal role in this growing team, primarily acting on corporate finance transactions and corporate finance strategic matters. You will also advise on M&A transactions, private company investments, corporate structures and general corporate law matters.

Other work you will cover will include project managing transactions and participation in marketing initiatives/business development.

From the onset, you will be continually encouraged to work on complex matters fitting for your continued growth - with strong prospects for progression to senior associate.

The Requirements

  • Solicitor (UK qualified) with ideally 3-5 years PQE
  • Previous experience in the corporate finance matters
  • Passion in what you do and drive to advance your knowledge


  • Lucrative salary, above the market rate
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • 25 days holiday (rising with service)
  • Hybrid and flexible working
  • Impressive progression prospects

In joining one of the UK's leading Corporate teams, you will work with an enviable client list on matters exceeding the norm for your PQE, whilst enjoying continued and ongoing career development and work/life balance.

Apply now, or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation -