Senior Corporate Counsel

Senior Corporate Counsel

Hurston Eliot
London, UK
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Our client, a fast-growing and exciting law firm success story with a client base largely made up of start-ups and scale-ups, is looking to hire a senior corporate consultant. The firm offers an extremely innovative approach, whereby consultants are able to flex their workload according to their preferences, on a rolling basis, so there is an option to flex work up and down week to week/ month to month. In conjunction, the firm offers an extremely balanced approach to work/ life, as well as the opportunity for interesting work and career progression. 

The ideal candidate will have experience of:

  • M&A transactions acting on buy side and sell side
  • Funding rounds, including negotiating areas such as share vesting and leaver provisions
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Corporate reorganisations and restructures
  • Joint ventures / share-for-share exchanges

Additional desirable skills include experience of:

  • Venture Capital or PE experience
  • Exits / Founder exits – private / trade / institutional etc
  • Basic corporate finance / debt
  • Share Options / Incentivisation/ SEIS/ EIS experience 
  • Working directly with entrepreneurs, MBAs and High Net Worth individuals from incorporation of a business and beyond


Qualifications & Attributes

  • A current English Law practicing Certificate
  • 7+ years PQE at a recognised law firm
  • Excellent attention to detail and a self-starter attitude
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Skilled at rapport and relationship-building at all levels, and able to build trust and respect quickly
  • Able to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks at short notice
  • Solution-orientated, able to work autonomously, delegate, and prioritise your own workload 
  • Able to question and challenge others and to flex your own working style when needed 
  • Trustworthy and aware of the need for confidentiality
  • A passion for entrepreneurship and desire to get involved in a happy and motivated team
  • A team player who actively contributes to support the goals of the senior leadership team 


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