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Senior Legal Counsel – Private Equity

Greenway Collins have been retained by an elite entity that frequently undertake Private Equity and VC style investments to source a Senior Legal Counsel to work closely with the business and General Counsel as a key part of the team in London. The role is based in their Mayfair headquarters and will require the successful candidate to have both excellent law firm and academic credentials as well as having a client facing approach.

Candidates applying will likely have in the region of 4-7 years of experience as a corporate lawyer having focused on M&A for a top tier US firm. US citizens who are dual UK nationals and/or have the right to work without sponsorship in the UK are particularly encouraged to apply as sponsorship is not provided for this position. English qualified lawyers with the requisite experience at a US entity who are keen to move in house should also get in touch to discuss the position if it is of interest.

If you are considering a move to an organisation where you will have the opportunity to undertake exceptional legal work whilst maintaining a good work life balance and gaining some early management experience don’t hesitate to get in touch to arrange a confidential discussion.

General Counsel

Our client a client a confidential US hedge fund has engaged Greenway Collins to conduct a discreet search for a replacement General Counsel EMEA legal hire reporting to the Chief Legal Officer in the US.

Given the highly sensitive nature of this appointment candidates who progress will be asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement as part of the screening process.

We are keen to speak to senior buy side lawyers with potentially relevant experience as well as current experience managing a small-medium sized highly skilled legal team.

If your experience sounds applicable connect now to schedule a confidential call to discuss.

Australian Qualified Lawyers – London

Greenway Collins are representing a breadth of top tier law firm clients here in London keen to hire Australian qualified associates into a variety of practice areas.

We currently have open mandates with top tier US law firms paying New York rates in leveraged/acquisition finance 1-4 PQE, private equity M&A also at the 1-4 PQE level and funds at the same level (2-5 years qualified in the Australian market).

There are also opportunities available for lawyers from arbitration, litigation, real estate and financial services with a number of leading international and magic/silver circle firms here in London for those junior to mid-level associates keen to explore a move.

Candidates that are of greatest interest to our law firm clients here have strong academics and are from leading Australian or top tier English firms within recognised practices. While many clients are happy to provide sponsorship for the right candidate those lawyers who have the right to work in the UK or are eligible for the 2 year work visa are often looked upon favourably.

Apply now to arrange a fully confidential discussion on how we can help with your relocation to the UK.

Finance Associate – US Firm

Our client is a top tier Wall St firm that pays New York rates here in London for its E&W qualified associates.

They are interested in speaking with UK or commonwealth qualified talented Mid-Level Associates (2.5 to 6 years PQE) to join their elite finance practice here in London. Candidates will have ideally worked on either general banking and finance work (lev fin/ acquisition finance), alternatively, there is also an open position at the same level within their dedicated real estate finance group.

The successful candidate(s) will be team players keen to develop and get out of their comfort zone in a highly collegiate and collaborative environment

They are particularly interested in candidates from UK Magic Circle firms, top US firms as well as other top tier established corporate practices.

Apply now to arrange a discreet conversation and find out more.

Project Finance Associate

Our client is a top tier Wall St firm that pays at top New York rates here in London for its E&W qualified associates.

They are interested in speaking with UK or commonwealth qualified talented Mid-Level Associates (3 to 5 years PQE) to join the Project Development & Finance practice group of our Wall St client based in London. Candidates will have ideally worked on a wide range of matters in infrastructure finance and will ideally have specific experience in brown field acquisitions.

The successful candidate will be a team player who is keen to develop and get out of their comfort zone in a highly collegiate and collaborative environment

They are particularly interested in seeing candidates from Magic Circle firms, top US firms as well as other top tier established legal finance practices.

Apply now over to arrange a discreet conversation and find out more.

Assistant General Counsel – Capital Markets

Greenway Collins are closely partnered with an exciting, fast moving TMT business here in central London helping to grow and develop their legal function further. Our client have instructed us to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel with a focus on Capital Markets, both debt and equity legal work is relevant. They are keen to speak to lawyers between 5-14 PQE who have top law firm training at a US or top city/magic circle law firm.

This hire will be a key position in London for the business. It is likely the successful applicant will have strong law firm credentials as part of a recognised corporate department; they may also have some in house experience either in the form of a secondment or having already made the move away from private practice and be considering a new challenge in house although this is not essential.

This is an exceptional opportunity to work for a fantastic international client with offices around the globe in an exciting and truly autonomous role as part of the worldwide legal function with a strong package on offer for the right candidate.

Law firm corporate/ capital markets associate candidates seeking that first move in house are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please apply now to arrange a discreet conversation.

*PQE is indicative of likely experience level, candidates with more or less experience will be considered on merit.

Senior Counsel, London, M&A or Capital Markets

Greenway Collins have been exclusively engaged by our client, an exciting, fast moving infrastructure business here in central London to source a Corporate M&A and a Capital Markets lawyer for their London office, they are looking for candidates likely at mid-level (circa 3-8 PQE).

These corporate counsel hires will be key positions in London for the business. It is likely the successful applicant(s) will have strong law firm credentials as part of a recognised corporate department; they may also have some in house experience either in the form of a secondment or having already made the move away from private practice and be considering a new challenge in house. Language skills (French and Arabic) are particularly beneficial as this is a truly international role however this is not essential.

This is an exceptional opportunity to work for a fantastic international client with offices around the globe in an exciting and truly autonomous role as part of the worldwide legal function with a strong package on offer for the right candidate.

Law firm corporate associate candidates seeking that first move in house are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please apply now to arrange a discreet conversation.

*PQE is indicative of likely experience level, candidates with more or less experience will be considered on merit.

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Law Firm Candidates

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In House Candidates

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US Securities Associate | Cravath Pay Scale + COLA

We are working exclusively with a top tier US law firm with a significant presence in London to enhance their US high yield team with a key lateral associate hire. The successful candidate should have excellent academics which include a JD from a top law school as well as excellent law firm credentials working as part of a similar team.

Exposure to 144A/Reg S debt capital markets deals is important as is a desire to work and live in London over the mid to long term. The successful applicant will have at least 2 years of experience but may also be closer to senior associate level (depending on the candidate profile).

Our client is one of the most elite names in the market and have an outstanding track record for quality work and truly rewarding success. They are keen to speak with exemplary associates with a desire to work at one of the most prestigious firms in the world.

Please apply now to arrange a discreet conversation and find out more.

Corporate Partner – Top International Firm – London

Greenway Collins has partnered with this exceptional corporate practice in London who are looking to grow substantially over the coming 3- 5 years here in London.

This is an outstanding opportunity for lawyers coming from either US / Magic or Silver Circle firms at senior associate or counsel level to make immediate partner within mainstream corporate. No book of business is required however there is the expectation of ambition and high-quality work experience with a desire to build business on the firm’s exceptional platform.

Apply now to arrange a fully confidential discussion.

Junior M&A Associate, Top US Law Firm

Our client is a top tier Wall St firm that pays at top New York rates here in London for its E&W qualified associates.

They are interested in speaking with UK or commonwealth qualified corporate associates, ideally with between two and four years’ PQE. Candidates should be interested in working on a breadth of corporate M&A transactions across both public and private M&A and will likely have between 6 months and two years’ PQE.

The successful candidate will be a team player who is keen to develop and get out of their comfort zone in a highly collegiate and collaborative environment

They are particularly interested in candidates from UK Magic Circle firms, top US firms as well as other top tier established corporate practices.

Apply now over to arrange a discreet conversation and find out more.

Competition Associate, Elite US Law Firm

Our client is a top tier Wall St firm that pays at top New York rates here in London for its E&W qualified associates.

They are interested in speaking with UK or EU qualified competition associates, ideally with between two and four years’ PQE. Candidates should be interested in working in all areas of antitrust.  Ideally, they should have experience in both cartel investigations and merger control.

Candidates should ideally have spent time working in London/Brussels and have experience interacting with the European Commission and/or UK competition authorities as lead associates, working directly for partners and counsel, while supervising more junior lawyers in the team.

They are particularly interested in candidates from UK Magic Circle firms, top US firms as well as other top tier established antitrust practices.

Apply now to arrange a discreet conversation and find out more.

Corporate Private Equity Associate | Top US Law Firm | London

Our client has an exceptional corporate department and a private equity group that works with funds across the globe providing effective representation on the most significant corporate transactions in the space.

Candidates coming from a broad corporate practice (M&A as well as equity capital markets) will be considered on merit, however; those candidates with specific private equity transactional experience and between 1 year and 5 PQE are preferred and encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will have strong academic credentials and be qualified as lawyers in England and Wales or another established jurisdiction and have prior experience working in the corporate team at a top English or US firm.

Please do apply now to arrange a fully confidential discussion.

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