Job title: PEMA Associates
Location London, EC2N 4AY
Work Pattern: Monday to Friday
Employer: Proskauer Rose (UK) LLP
Proskauer Rose (UK) LLP is seeking common law Corporate Associates with post qualification experience to join its expanding Private Equity M&A (PEMA) team.
The PEMA Associates’ specific areas of responsibility will include assisting in the drafting and negotiation of sale and purchase and investment documents including share sale and purchase agreements, investment agreements, constitutional documents, disclosure letters, due diligence reports and ancillary documentation and the Associates will be required to review and advise on the interpretation of these. The PEMA Associates will also coordinate transaction closings and conduct legal research.
Successful candidates will be expected to liaise closely with colleagues, clients, counterparties and other advisers, including in connection with multi-jurisdictional transactions where they will be required to coordinate with overseas counsel and other specialist practice area.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
Applicants must have a strong academic record at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and be qualified as a solicitor or attorney (or equivalent) in a common law jurisdiction.
Applicants must have applicable and demonstrable legal experience of advising on Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions finance gained in another major law firm or other relevant business environment.
Further, applicants must possess analytical skills and the ability to prioritise tasks, be well organised and meet deadlines. Candidates must also be self-motivated, able to take the lead on transactions with an innovative approach to solving problems and be team players with strong interpersonal skills.
Ideally, candidates will have some experience of Private Equity.
How to apply
Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter highlighting why you believe you are suitable for this role to Joshua Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date posted: 18 December 2018
Closing date: 15 January 2019