Private Practice
Corporate M&A Senior Associate
Corporate M&A Senior Associate
  • Herbert Smith Freehills are currently seeking a Senior Corporate M&A Associate (7+ years' PQE) to join our London team
  • Our lawyers provide clients with market-leading legal advice on their most important commercial transactions
  • Role will entail a range of cross-border transactions, including public company takeovers and private mergers
  • Advanced drafting, negotiation, project management, people management and business development skills required
  • Full understanding of law firm profitability and key drivers for financial efficiency is essential for this role
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