Skadden also supports portfolio companies on legal issues that typically arise under private equity ownership and leveraged structures, with a particular focus on matters impacting the capital structure (including repatriation of equity from good / bad leavers and the issue of reserved equity to new joiners).
The new hire will join the private equity team of the Corporate group, focusing their time on Private Equity transactions in the UK, Europe and globally. We are looking for an individual with 4-5 years’ relevant post qualification experience in a top tier private equity practice in the London market or experience in a similar common law jurisdiction (although those with less or more relevant experience will be considered on their merits).
Excellent written communication and drafting skills are required as well as the ability to demonstrate initiative. You must also possess the skills to take on a high degree of responsibility and manage a challenging work load within a fast paced and friendly environment. A desire to get involved in marketing, knowhow and pro-bono initiatives is also required. A first-class academic record is essential.
Discretionary year-end bonusTechnology allowance22 days holiday and 3 personal daysEnhanced Family leavePrivate medical insurancePermanent health insuranceLife assuranceInterest free season ticket loanGym allowance
Regular private equity team meetingsRegular corporate know-how meetings.Weekly and monthly training seminars and workshops for all levels covering legal topics relevant to the firm’s practice areas and skills. These are presented by partners and associates and external specialists, QC’s and other professionals.Live video-links to seminars presented across Skadden’s network of offices.