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General Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    LMA UK Human Resources

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £200000.00 - £250000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Justin Shum

  • Contact email:

    Justin.Shum@lmarecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH411475_1674646438

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-24

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

General Counsel - Prestigious Private Equity Investment Firm London

Do you want to be part of a real success story of this Investment Firm Private equity backed who are looking for a bilingual Mandarin/Cantonese and English speaking legal professional build and lead the legal team in London.

Our prestigious client a private equity backed investment firm whose portfolio includes real estate and telecommunications and energy.

You will be the legal counsel in matters of M&A, takeovers and investment transactions, related regulatory and integration matters and co-ordinating trainings. Your role will include leading the legal team in evaluating, negotiating, and concluding M&A and investment transactions, working closely with business functions and supervising external counsel and advisers.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a high growth environment with significant career potential.

Your experience would include,

  • Master or Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.
  • Overall broad legal knowledge of corporate law in UK and Europe.
  • Proven experience working on corporate-related matters, with a primary focus on M&A, joint ventures, investments, corporate secretarial and corporate governance and securities matters.10+years in private equity investment, securities and funds law experience required
  • Expertise in private funds' regulation, and relevant transaction documentation is required.
  • Recent experience in major private equity or a large law firm is preferred;

The role is based from London and can be mostly remote with some travel into central London Office, UK working Visa sponsored. For a full and detailed job brief please email your CV to Justin Shum.