Private Practice

Associate - Corporate (3-6 PQE)

  • DLA Piper's global Corporate team is one of the largest teams in the world and is perfectly positioned to support the world’s leading enterprises, emerging start-up companies and financial institutions in their development and investment activities.
  • We are now seeking to recruit an exceptional corporate lawyer from a leading City or regional corporate practice with particular expertise in major corporate M&A and/or private equity work.
  • Our client base includes some of the biggest sector names and we advise over 500 schemes, including the second-largest UK pension scheme, multinational employers and trustees alike.
  • You will have strong technical skills, with an international awareness and focus to their work and specialise in M&A and/or PE work.
  • You will be able to demonstrate an excellent academic record and the ability to manage more junior lawyers.

DLA Piper UK LLP

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