Global law firm have an opening for a first rate leveraged/acquisition finance lawyer, 1-4 yrs PQE. Experience gained within a top tier firm or a bank is preferred. It is essential that the candidate has a strong academic background with excellent written communication and drafting skills. The successful candidate will also have outstanding technical skills, together with the ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues and work well in a team.
The firm's Acquisition and Leveraged Finance practice sits within the Banking group in London. The practice advises both lenders and borrowers (including financial sponsors) on the financing of domestic and cross-border acquisitions, particularly leveraged acquisitions. Typical transactions would take the form of private equity sponsored management buy-outs, corporate acquisitions and public bids as well as refinancings and recapitalisations. The team regularly acts for direct lending funds as well as banks and has been at the forefront of the market in advising on structures such as unitranche and first out/last out.