Capital Markets / Corporate Lawyer (no agencies)

Term: Permanent
Department: Corporate
Location: London
The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services and energy & natural resources.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and Shanghai teams. Among our clients, we count social media sites and high street coffee chains through to pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and government departments.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

We have more than 400 lawyers spread over nine locations, all providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, UK and US - Silicon Valley.

The Team

The Corporate Group represent a wide range of clients in all industry sectors ranging from multinational companies and government enterprises to entrepreneurs.

They have a wide range of international clients in a variety of industries ranging from food to high tech, media, telecoms, construction and engineering.  They have also represented many offshore structures on the sale and acquisition of assets and businesses in the UK.

They have a strong reputation for equity capital markets (ECM) work (Ranked Band 1 for Capital Markets: AIM) and act for a large majority of the AIM nomads and brokers.

We are seeking to recruit a talented corporate solicitor with good ECM experience to join this market leading team.

Responsibilities

Working closely with the partners and involving high levels of direct client contact, the work will include:

  • ECM work (AIM and Main Market) for UK and international issuers, nomads, investment banks and brokers
  • Public M&A (Takeover Code) work for the above
  • Private M&A work for UK, European, Japanese and US clients
  • Group structuring and restructuring
  • Joint ventures
  • General corporate work.
Key Skills & Experience
  • Qualified lawyer with proven experience in AIM, Main Market and Takeover Code transactions.
  • Relevant ‘hands-on’ work experience
  • Proven project and time management skills
  • A confident and professional manner

Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.