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Corporate M&A and ECM Lawyer

Job description

This is your chance to join a dynamic US law firm in London and become a key player in their thriving Corporate M&A and ECM practice. If you have 3-8 years of post-qualification experience (PQE) specializing in M&A and ECM law, this role offers an exceptional opportunity to:

  • Elevate your career: Work on high-profile, cross-border M&A and ECM deals alongside leading partners from the US and UK
  • Sharpen your expertise: Gain invaluable experience in navigating the complexities of international transactions with a strong US legal focus
  • Embrace a global environment: Be part of a fast-paced and dynamic team in London, a major hub for international corporate finance
  • Shape your future: Develop your skills in specific industry sectors and build a successful career at an internationally recognised firm


  • You'll be at the forefront of deal execution, drafting and negotiating crucial transaction documents like mergers agreements, acquisition agreements, and private placement memoranda (PPMs)
  • Your sharp legal mind will be vital in conducting thorough due diligence on target companies and advising clients on all relevant legal and regulatory matters
  • Staying ahead of the curve is essential - you'll be expected to maintain a deep understanding of both UK corporate and ECM law developments

Who You Are:

  • A qualified lawyer in England & Wales or another relevant Commonwealth jurisdiction
  • Proven track record in corporate M&A and ECM transactions (3-8 years PQE)
  • An analytical thinker with exceptional problem-solving skills
  • A master of drafting and negotiation, ensuring clear and concise legal communication
  • A detail-oriented professional with a commitment to accuracy
  • A team player who thrives in a fast-paced, international environment

What We Offer:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package that reflects your experience
  • The chance to work on complex, high-profile deals with a global reach
  • Exposure to diverse industries and sectors, broadening your expertise
  • Collaborative work environment with experienced partners and mentors
  • The opportunity to build a long-term career within a leading US law firm in London

If you would like to be considered please forward your CV to

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