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Corporate/Commercial Lawyer

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Legal
Job Reference L1/SMS/32677
Contact Simon Spencer
Date posted 20-09-2019

Our client, a leading global Asset Manager is seeking to hire a Corporate/Commercial Lawyer to join them on a permanent basis based in London. The role will be responsible for providing legal advice and commercial risk assessments for the business on key corporate and commercial transactions. They are able to offer around £100,000 per annum plus a competitive benefits package and bonus.

Key Responsibilities:
• Legal advisory, listed company corporate transactions, a broad range of commercial transactions (including drafting and negotiation of corporate and commercial documentation), regulatory, transformation initiatives and project work.
• Responsible for drafting and negotiation of documents common to large listed organisations, including critical IT and material outsourcings, corporate M&A and finance/collateral documentation.
• Support strategic initiatives including corporate/regulatory change and enterprise-wide transformation projects.
• Work with Listing Rules (as published by the UK Listing Authority), there for experience with listed companies and/or having worked in a listed environment is desirable.

Key Requirements:
• Qualified lawyer with around 4-5 years PQE
• Experienced corporate/commercial lawyer working in the corporate team of a law firm and/or in-house team of a financial service provider, ideally asset management.
• Strong academic background.
• Good working knowledge of another European language desirable but not essential.
• Strong drafting and analytical skills and attention to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong interpersonal and client-service skills.

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VP, Head of Legal