Corporate Associate Solicitor Capital Markets job in London at Gratis

Corporate Associate Solicitor (Capital Markets)

Company: Gratis

Location: London UK

Date Posted:Mar 02, 2018

I am recruiting for a top firm based in London, that are seeking astute, motivated and enthusiastic candidates to join their corporate department, and to represent their incredibly strong legal brand.They offer exceptional training and career development and the opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business. Required experience is 1-3yrs PQE.The role will be working under supervision advising a diverse range of clients, from start-up businesses to major listed companies on a broad range of corporate matters.The work will include but not be limited to:Listings on AIM, particularly acting for the issuer including drafting the admission document, drafting ancillary documents, negotiating placing agreements, completing compliance checklists and verification; Listings on the Main Market of the LSE, particularly the Standard segment including drafting the prospectus, drafting ancillary documents, completing UKLA checklists, dealing with comments from the UKLA and verification; Reverse takeovers and obtaining waivers of Rule 9 of the City Code on Takeovers & Mergers; Secondary fundraisings on AIM and the Main Market (e.g. placings, open offers and rights issues); Drafting of AGM and GM notices, forms of proxy and associated documentation; Advising on compliance with market rules; Advising on corporate governance issues; and Takeovers, both by offer and scheme of arrangement. Duties and responsibilitiesTake responsibility under supervision and manage all aspects of client work in line with the firm’s quality control procedures and the Lexcel office manual. Deal directly with other lawyers and clients. Take work from a number of partners and associates and manage workload. Draft all documentation observing house style. Meet all financial targets. Assist in business development and marketing initiatives. Supervise junior members of the department including paralegals and trainees where required. Keep up to date with developments within the law and develop expertise. Attend appropriate training sessions and ensure CPD obligations are met. Take an active part in departmental activities. Present and give training sessions internally and to clients where appropriate. Manage the work flow to secretarial and support staff. Follow all reasonable instructions. Person specificationQualified solicitor in England and Wales, good degree (minimum 2.1) and minimum ABB at “A” level (or equivalent). A minimum of 18 months’ experience (minimum 6 months during training contract and 12 months’ post qualification) within a corporate team focusing on capital markets in UK private practice. Experience of advising on Equity Capital Markets and public company M&A transactions is essential. Experience in managing smaller corporate transactions under partner supervision would be advantageous. Direct client interaction, including experience of third party negotiations, is important. Able to demonstrate exceptional case management and meticulous attention to detail. Able to demonstrate a proven track record of excellent direct client contact and client care. Achieves results within given timescales. Prioritises tasks effectively. Good co-ordination and organisational skills.Salary is dependent on experience and negotiable. View full job description
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