In-House M&A Lawyer (TECH) NQ-2yrs – Central London

Job Reference 28829c
Location UK - London
Type Permanent, Full-time
PQE NQ, 1PQE, 2PQE
Consultant Liam Taaffe, Associate Director

Possibly the most exciting In-House role currently on offer for a Junior Corporate TECH M&A Lawyer with at NQ-3yrs PQE. This cloud/SaaS tech leader will require you to provide 1st class end-to-end M&A legal advice whilst working closely with the Corporate Development Team on the execution of transactions across EMEA.

You will report to the UK General Counsel and work alongside other teams within the Legal function where you will primarily focus on major IT related M&A legal advice and lead on transactional work in a leadership role. You will help grow the Corporate Development Team in respect of transactions in multiple jurisdictions with the acquisitions of technology businesses. You will advise and assist the Deputy General Counsel on other strategic corporate projects, such as share buybacks, rights issues, special dividends, bond issuances and debt financing. An exciting part of this role requires you to build a strong working relationship with key stakeholders and wider business colleagues and pro-actively assist with the elimination of inefficiencies.

For this role candidates will ideally have a minimum of 1yrs PQE (NQ’s will be considered based on merit) within M&A and drafting and reviewing, lawyers with experience of both UK and US transactions would be advantageous. Must be competent in advising on equity and/or DCM transactions. It would be advantageous for candidates to have some exposure within SaaS, Cloud, commercial contracts, data privacy and experience of working in commerce (particularly within the Technology sector).

Please contact Liam at gmk for more details.

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