Corporate Associate (Payments) - London
We are looking for a first rate Corporate lawyer to join our payments team. The Division The Corporate team provides a full-service offering and includes transactional experience across M&A, Corporate Finance and Private Equity. The team advises on the full range of merger and acquisition transactions, public takeovers, tender offers, IPOs, secondary issues (both equity and debt), share buy-backs and corporate reorganisations and demergers, and works with a wide range of clients on multi-jurisdictional share and asset sales and purchases. Our Private Equity expertise extends to all areas of the sector, with our team comprising not only corporate lawyers but also specialists in banking, fund formation, tax and employment. Our Corporate Division is made up of the following business units: - Corporate Finance - Tax - Financial Regulation - Corporate Services - Share Schemes - Professional Practices The Corporate Division is supported by our transaction services team which provides assistance with the high-volume aspects of transaction management. Knowledge, skills and experience required The successful candidate for this role will have a wealth of experience in payments. This experience should ideally have been gained in a major national, international, City or equivalent firm but applicants from other background will be considered if they can demonstrate the required level of corporate transactional experience. You will be capable and comfortable dealing with our largest retail banking clients and dealing with sophisticated in-house teams. You will also be expected to play a part in business and practice development as a committed member of the team. You may also need to supervise junior members of the team on tasks undertaken within transactions.