Senior Corporate M&A Associate (8-10 yrs of PQE) Legalis Global - İstanbulİstanbul 11-05-2016 19:59:35

As the premiere legal recruitment firm in Emerging Europe and Latin America, Legalis has built a strong track record over the years in delivering high quality and high profile hires, especially at the Partner and General Counsel levels.

Legalis - Legal Talent has over a decade of presence in Emerging Europe and over two years in Latin America. We are now building strong relationships with South African firms to provide quality service to the market. We look at every engagement as an opportunity to partner with our clients, building a long-term relationship that goes beyond any individual search.

Job Title:Senior Corporate M&A Associate (8-10 yrs of PQE) | Istanbul, Turkey
Employer/Agency:Legalis Global

Our client, an innovative Turkish law firm with a reputation for quality and top notch work in M&A and Private Equity, seeks a Senior Corporate M&A/PE Associate to join their ever-growing team.

The firm is the go-to adviser on high-end landmark transactions in Turkey. The candidate that they are currently seeking will be a key player in strengthening the corporate practice and will work directly with the Managing Partner.


  • - Turkish qualified lawyer with 8-10 years of PQE gained within an M&A practice in an international law firm environment;
  • - Private Equity experience is a plus;
  • - LL.M. from abroad would be advantageous;
  • - Candidate with strong academic, personal and technical skills needed to support the client work of the department, and be a team player;
  • - Highest work standards with a strong service orientation - a "client first" culture;
  • - Excellent written communication and drafting skills are required as well as the ability to demonstrate initiative and pro-activity;
  • - Strong analytical skills and a pragmatic approach;
  • - Extensive experience working on complex transactions and strong drafting skills;
  • - Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills;
  • - Strong diplomacy, problem-solving and decision making abilities; and
  • - A demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong stakeholder relationships.

Your extensive experience working on complex transactions and strong drafting skills combined with equally strong analytical skills will make you the right candidate for this role.

 Please send your CV in English in complete confidence to Alena Mikhaelyan at [email protected] Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis and candidates that meet the specific criteria of our client will be conducted for a telephone interview.