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In-house Lawyer

Midlands, Manchester, Leeds, Bristol, Reading

The BGF Legal team is seeking an experienced corporate lawyer with investment experience.  This role sits within a strategic and integrated in-house legal team at the world’s most active growth capital investor.  The role is varied and dynamic working alongside the Investment team and wider business at all levels.           

What to expect:

  • Providing support to the Investment team on a range of investment matters. Deals are executed by external lawyers with the in-house lawyer supporting deal teams on early discussions, BGF technical requirements and providing guidance to external lawyers as required

  • Ensuring the holistic delivery of legal support to the Investment team by identifying themes and issues impacting investors/transactions and developing ways to address these

  • Identifying, developing and delivering focused and relevant legal training for the Investment team

  • Providing advice or facilitating external advice on any aspect of BGF corporate business and strategic matters

  • Supporting the PSL and paralegal in relation to their ongoing activities including the maintenance of the BGF bank of precedent documents

  • Advising internal stakeholders on contracts with BGF suppliers

Ideal candidate:

  • Experienced corporate lawyer (7 years+ PQE)

  • Proven track record of advising growth/private equity houses

  • Some experience of working in-house or a secondment in a corporate or commercial setting desirable but not essential

The PQE set out above is purely a guide.  We are happy to consider applications from candidates with a higher or lower PQE who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.  This role could suit a more experienced lawyer looking for a different challenge.  If you would like a confidential discussion about what the role entails you can contact ann.mccarthy@bgf.co.uk.

Flexible and part-time working arrangements considered. 

Apply for this job

Send us an email with your CV and some information about you to:

recruitment@bgf.co.uk