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Legal Counsel, Innovative Mid-Market Private Equity Fund, London, UK


REFERENCE:
10069 /31C

Our client, a leading private equity fund with a focus on the pan-European mid-market, is looking to hire a junior lawyer to join their growing team in London. The company, which is well known in the market for its innovative culture and forward-thinking investment strategies, is currently experiencing a period of high growth, making it an exciting time to join!

As part of the in-house legal team, you will be afforded plenty of responsibility and exposure to all legal aspects of the transactions and the day-to-day running of this firm. You will work closely with multiple teams on a daily basis, independently managing various legal projects whilst collaborating with and learning from a very experienced General Counsel. You will also be responsible for coordinating the legal activity of the fund’s international office and working across multiple jurisdictions.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to grow their career within an in-house environment and really make an impact!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support General Counsel on all legal matters, from preliminary contracts and NDAs to the drafting of corporate documents.
  • Support on all legal aspects of the transactions, both structuring and execution
  • Lead on a number of internal legal-based projects
  • Coordinate with the Senior Legal Counsel, external counsel and advisors
  • Liaise with the satellite office, supporting them on regulatory work and fund-related activity
  • Assist in ad-hoc projects when needed

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Qualified lawyer with experience in both M&A and regulatory work
  • Knowledge of the private equity or venture capital space
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment
  • Great interpersonal skills and client-facing manner
  • International background, with European languages a plus

LOCATION:
UK
SECTOR:
Private Equity, Legal

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