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Manager - Legal Services, Corporate - London

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Legal Services Team sits within KPMG Tax. Its establishment flows naturally from KPMG’s long history of successfully delivering multidisciplinary services to clients.
Its vision is to be the legal adviser of choice for KPMG’s clients when it comes to their people, corporate structures, internal arrangements, regulatory requirements and disputes with HMRC.

Core corporate, commercial and employment law teams, and a market leading tax litigation team, are already in place. Over the next few years, these teams will grow and Legal Services will expand into other areas of law that fit within its vision and the needs of KPMG’s clients.

Role and Responsibilities:

• Early Legal Input into Tax Advice – providing our clients with tax advice that has already been reviewed by lawyers
• Implementation of Tax Advice – providing our clients with a simple and cost-effective way of successfully implementing our tax advice
• Review and Rectification of Implementations – reviewing existing structures and helping clients preserve value by rectifying inadequate implementations and operation
• Unwinding Structures – unwinding defunct or unwanted structures
• Mergers & Acquisitions – primarily deal advice on both sides of a transaction including
Corporate law advice, guidance, implementation, regulatory and applicability.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

The applicant must be a corporate lawyer with a minimum of 3 years PQE

The applicant must demonstrate a experience in areas of UK law including structuring and reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, funds, debt listings and intra-group financing arrangements, corporate governance, commercial arrangements, share investments and/or the implementation of employee incentive arrangements.

The applicant must have a high level of technical knowledge with regards to UK corporate and contract law.


The applicant must be able to demonstrate his/her experience on transactions

The applicant must have good experience of coordinating the provision of advice and the production of complex and interrelated legal agreements and documentation by advisers in several jurisdictions.

The successful applicant must have significant experience of working with demanding clients across a wide spectrum of size and activities, and will be expert at service delivery.


The applicant must have strong academic, technical, drafting skills.

Opening date 14/08/19
Closing date 12/09/19




Competitive salary plus negotiable bonus and benefits




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