Skadden - Corporate (M&A) (Relocate to London)

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    5 months ago

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Corporate M&A, London

Skadden's Corporate M&A practice remains one of the best known and respected practices in the world and a leader in advising on high-profile corporate deals. Over the last 30 years, the Firm has developed a full corporate English and US law capability in London. The team is consistently ranked as a leading M&A practice in London for complex and cross-border transactions, regularly acting opposite the Magic Circle and other leading US-headquartered law firms in the London market. Virtually all of the transactions that our lawyers advise on are cross-border in nature and provide an excellent opportunity to work on deals involving high levels of complexity, different industries and which are often first-of-their-kind. Our clients include a broad array of leading private and public companies, private equity firms, special committees and management teams, government entities, and other institutions and individuals. This is an exciting time to join an expanding team at a leading M&A practice in London.

The role

The new hire will join the London Corporate group, predominantly handling M&A but should be versatile and be expected to undertake a broad range of corporate transactions within our practice public and private M&A, joint ventures as well as advising on corporate governance matters. As a member of the UK M&A team you will have the added advantage of working with and alongside our US and European colleagues.

Person Specification

The new hire will join the Corporate group. We are looking for an individual with 1 - 6 years' relevant UK post qualification experience in the London market (or experience in a similar common law jurisdiction), although those with less or more relevant experience will be considered on their merits. The role requires a candidate with excellent experience in managing client relationships and the ability to assist clients on day to day issues. Excellent written communication and drafting skills are also required as well as the ability to demonstrate initiative. They must also possess the skills to take on a high degree of responsibility within a fast paced but friendly environment. A high level of academic achievement required.

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