This role will be working in the employee incentives team, which sits within the wider corporate tax team. The corporate tax team comprises 3 partners (shortly to be 4) and 3 (shortly to be 4) associates and the team itself sits within the overall corporate department, currently comprising 30 partners and 50 associates.
We have a senior associate who is dedicated to employee incentives, but who is reducing her time commitment, and two junior associates, one of who split their time between corporate tax and employee incentives. The team also has a trainee. The ideal candidate will come in and focus solely on employee incentives filling in the gap between the partner and the junior associates and taking up the role played by the senior associate who is reducing her time commitment.
Working closely with corporate colleagues on transactions for both listed and private companies, including private equity investments. This typically involves unravelling existing incentive arrangements as part of the transaction and may also involve negotiating replacement incentives. We also advise companies that are preparing to float on new incentive arrangements that can be put in place at IPO.
Designing and implementing tax-advantaged and non-tax-advantaged share plans, including enterprise management incentive (EMI) options, growth share plans and jointly owned equity as well as long-term incentive plans and all-employee arrangements. We structure bespoke and innovative remuneration arrangements to suit the specific objectives of our clients, with liaison with employee trustees.