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Senior Associate, M&A

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Expiration Date: July 22, 2023

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We are currently seeking a talented M&A Senior Associate to join a Tier-1 international law firm.

As a Senior M&A Associate, you will play a pivotal role in advising on a wide range of corporate and M&A transactions, with a focus on private equity and involvement in significant IPO transactions.

You will work closely with a team of experienced lawyers, assisting with deal structuring, legal risk management, due diligence, transaction organization, documentation, and regulatory consents. Your expertise and insights will contribute to the success of high-profile transactions and corporate restructuring projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with senior lawyers in the planning and execution of complex M&A transactions, including private equity deals and IPOs.
  • Conduct legal research, due diligence reviews, and risk assessments to identify and address legal issues and mitigate risks.
  • Assist in deal structuring, negotiation of transaction documents, and preparation of legal opinions and disclosures.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure regulatory compliance and obtain necessary consents and clearances.
  • Provide corporate advice, including the development of efficient company structures, joint ventures, and corporate restructurings.
  • Support private equity transactions, from structuring acquisitions to implementing exits and assisting with fund-raising processes.
  • Advise on equity capital markets transactions, such as IPOs, secondary offerings, block trades, capital increases, and convertible bonds.
  • Keep abreast of relevant laws, regulations, and industry trends to provide timely insights and guidance to clients.


  • Law degree from a reputable university, with strong academic credentials. Additional qualifications (e.g., LLM) are advantageous.
  • Experience in corporate law and M&A transactions, preferably within a top-tier law firm or corporate environment.
  • Solid understanding of M&A deal processes, legal due diligence, contract negotiation, and regulatory compliance.
  • Experience in private equity transactions, including fund structuring and exit strategies.
  • Knowledge of equity capital markets, IPOs, and securities regulations is highly desirable.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and legal research skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively within a team.
  • Fluency in English is essential. Additional language skills, particularly French or German, are advantageous.
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