MBD Legal Attorney, Vice President/Executive Director, London
Goldman Sachs
London, UK
1d ago

LEGAL

We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators.

Whether you’re an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW

Merchant Banking is the primary centre for Goldman Sachs' long term principal investing activity, and Goldman Sachs has operated this business as an integral part of the firm for over 30 years.

The group invests in equity, credit and real estate strategies.

Since 1986, Merchant Banking has invested across a number of geographies, industries and transaction types. With offices around the world, the group is one of the largest managers of private capital globally, offering deep expertise and long-standing relationships with companies, investors, entrepreneurs and financial intermediaries around the globe.

ROLE SUMMARY & RESPONSIBILITIES

This legal department role involves working within a small team dedicated to GS' principal investing activity.

Dedicated principal investing lawyer with strong emphasis on transaction support and execution.

Extensive interaction with both front-line investment professionals and compliance, tax, financial controllers and operations.

  • Advising on transaction structuring, negotiation of deal documentation, diligence, regulatory and reputational issues.
  • Ongoing portfolio management.
  • Instructing and managing external counsel.
  • BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Corporate lawyer, with transaction experience in private equity and M&A.
  • 6-8 years post qualification experience in a law firm.
  • English or US qualified.
  • Good team player, dynamic, engaging and capable of working proactively on a wide range of issues in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
  • Personable and confident with ability to interact effectively with business teams.
  • ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow.

    Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs.

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