Associate (2-5PQE) | Funds

Ref: 209 Date Posted: Friday 15 Feb 2019
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Burness Paull is looking for an Associate (2-5PQE) to join the Funds team in the Edinburgh office.

The team is headed by partners Alan Soppitt, Paula Kennedy and Andrew Christie and is some 20 strong in total.  While best known internationally as the global leader in the use of Scottish limited partnerships in fund structures the team is equally involved in the full range of sponsor side and investor side work. We are the sole firm to be ranked tier 1 by Chambers in Scotland.

This exciting opportunity will involve working on a range of matters relating to:

1.         fund structuring and formation,

2.         issues relating to funds during their lifetime, including the provision of debt finance to these funds,

3.         primary investment work; and

4.         secondaries, including GP led restructurings.

We are looking for candidates with between 2 and 5 years' PQE, with excellent funds experience, ideally gained within a recognised international law firm.

In addition to high quality and varied work, you will benefit from excellent training and support, as well as a competitive remuneration package.  

You must be pragmatic and results-focussed, and be able to work under pressure and to tight timescales as a member of our team. We are looking for candidates with a positive attitude, a focus on quality and a determination to provide a first-class service.

This is a great opportunity for an Associate to join a truly individual top tier firm, apply now.

Burness Paull’s aim is to be the leading independent law firm in Scotland. Click here to find out more about who we are and what makes us different.

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