Legal Counsel Corporate Tax

Meraki

Legal Counsel Role, Edinburgh, award winning financial services firm...

Legal Counsel / Senior Legal Counsel | Corporate Tax
  
Meraki Talent is currently looking to recruit a Corporate Tax (aspects of share schemes) Legal Counsel / Senior Legal Counsel (2-12PQE) to join an award winning financial services firm. This opportunity in Edinburgh (with remote working options) is offered on a full-time, permanent basis. The team are currently working remotely for the foreseeable.
  
The successful candidate will have the chance to develop an exciting career with this rare in-house opportunity.

Clients of this award winning firm include technology companies, angel investors, VCs, corporates and law firms. You will provide advice internally to the business and to clients of the business on tax and share schemes.
  
Duties and responsibilities of the Tax Legal Counsel include:
  • Advising your clients, external or internal, regarding tax consequences of proposed transactions
  • Drafting and negotiating Tax Deeds, Covenants/warranties and
  • Drafting and negotiating tax clearances with HMRC
  • Providing advice on share schemes to clients
  • Drafting and reviewing share option agreements
  • Providing advice on SEIS/EIS/VCT matters to clients
  • Providing Stamp taxes advisory and completion of clearance applications
  • Helping support the continued growth of the practice through BD activities
Background:
  • Qualified lawyer with Tax / Corporate Tax / Share Schemes
  • Ideally 2-12 Years’ post qualification experience whether from private practice or in House
  • Qualified in any UK jurisdiction
In return, this opportunity offers a competitive salary, a supportive team environment and the opportunity to develop your career. If you are interested and would like to apply, please send your CV to James.Mills@merakitalent.com or call me on +44 7807 259 430

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