Associate

Recruiter
Confidential Employer
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£127,000 per annum
Posted
01 Aug 2018
Closes
29 Aug 2018
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job title:                       Associate

Location:                     London, EC2Y 9HU

Hours:                         35

Wage:                          £127,000 per annum

Employer:                    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Duration:                     Permanent

Date advert posted:    1 August 2018

Closing date:                29 August 2018

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett is seeking an Associate to join its London Credit team.  

Key responsibilities

Key responsibilities include:

  • working primarily on UK and international private equity, corporate, infrastructure and fund financing transactions;
  • acting for financial sponsors, corporations and other entities; and
  • drafting and negotiating loan agreements, security documents and other ancillary documentation. 

Criteria for selection

The candidate must possess the following attributes:

  • must be or will shortly become a UK qualified lawyer by end of September 2018 and have or will have completed a two-year training contract through a large, reputable international law firm by end of September 2018;
  • relevant experience acting for private equity, other financial sponsor and corporate clients and, in particular, of the following tasks:
    • drafting board minutes and other corporate authorisations; 
    • drafting, reviewing and negotiating security documents and other ancillary documents including non-disclosure agreements and release letters;
    • project management including managing conditions precedent, liaising with other advisers and overseas counsel and coordinating signings and closings;
    • assisting with drafting of legal opinions;
  • strong academic record;
  • excellent communications and commercial skills;
  • be highly organised and able to work to demanding timeframes; and
  • excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with clients.

Salary: £127,000 per annum

Date posted: 1 August 2018 Closing date: 29 August 2018

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