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Corporate Private Equity Associate

£59000 - £70000 per annum Excellent benefits
Devon Exeter

Managing this Role


Jasmine Cook

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Bristol
0117 422 0318

Corporate Private Equity Associate 2 years PQE l Top 100 Firm l Exeter

The firm:

This firm has strong and tangible roots across the breadth of the South West region, whilst strategizing itself as a city outfit. The result is a focus on technology and investment with high-quality work coming through each of their practice areas.

They differentiate themselves from their competitors by their culture which is underpinned by flexibility, inclusivity and collaboration. Last year, they spent several millions of pounds on improving technological tools and platforms to afford their lawyers greater agility and connectivity.

A large number of their practices sit within the top tiers of the legal directories and the firm's management board continues to make strategic hires to strengthen their foothold across all of their office locations.

The role:

Due to continued expansion, this practice is looking to welcome a Corporate Private Equity Associate 2 years PQE to bolster their Exeter team.

This hire will have a focus on private equity transactions, primarily for the buyer side, for a number of leading UK Private Equity houses and their portfolio companies.

The work will include bolt-on and buy-and-build M&A as part of PE-backed investment propositions, often with an international element to it.

They have a client base of repeat acquirers, whilst also looking to expand their portfolio which means there is lots of business development to get involved in and the chance to build your own name in this space.

The ideal candidate:

  • Corporate Associate 2 years PQE with experience in a leading corporate department
  • Strong sense of commerciality and a demonstrable sector interest/focus
  • Prior exposure to big-ticket M&A/private equity work


  • Competitive salary package and excellent benefits
  • Access to the most impactful and high-profile work available
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation partners

This is a highly coveted opportunity, suitable for a Corporate Private Equity Associate 2 years PQE with the experience and ambition to be part of a powerhouse team operating out of Exeter.

Apply now or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.