Equity Capital Markets Lawyer

England, London
£110000 - £150000 per annum + Excellent benefits/bonus
15 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Marian Lloyd-Jones
Full time
Contract type


A prestigious UK / international law firm.


Within the Equity Capital Markets team which advises on some of the world's largest and most high-profile ECM transactions.

Clients include issuers both in the UK and overseas and the world's leading investment banks.

Their lawyers specialise in providing a seamless integrated service alongside the US securities team based in London on Rule 144A offerings as well as across their network of offices and across different areas of expertise including:

UK Premium Listings;

Rights issues and other secondary offerings;

Accelerated book builds and other block trades;

GDR offerings for overseas issuers;

Local listings for overseas issuers; and

AIM offerings.

The role is within an ambitious group recognised within the firm and externally as a growth area of strategic importance.

The lawyers operate with significant autonomy, alongside the corporate finance, private equity and broader capital markets businesses, with a team-based ethos enabling lawyers to optimise their development and experience as they progress through their careers.

The firm offers a well defined growth strategy which will drive the expansion of the Equity Capital Markets Practice over the next 2-5 years and this, and the firm's existing mix of partners and associates, provides excellent career opportunities, including through to partnership.

The firm runs a sophisticated internal training programme covering all the core areas of corporate finance and capital markets.

They believe in global mobility and, for those who are interested, there will be significant opportunities to work overseas once you have spent some time in London.


An outstanding Corporate Finance/ECM lawyer with 2-5PQE or equivalent is sought to join the team.

You will have good experience of UK Corporate Finance/ECM transactions and a general grounding in English company law would be helpful. The more senior you are, the more you will have specific (preferably high-value) ECM experience along with experience of transaction organisation and management.

Lawyers at all levels must have excellent document drafting skills. You should demonstrate strong communication and analytical skills along with a high level of commercial awareness.

In short, the firm is looking for people who are motivated by client satisfaction, who strive to exceed the expectations of their clients and want to play an important part in the development and success of the ECM business.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.

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