Assistant Director, Share Plan Lawyer

Postgraduate degree
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Today, with significant ambition to build on the successes in the UK market, A&M Taxand is looking to recruit a Share Plan Lawyer to work closely as an integral part of our Executive Compensation function. Our team supports a large number of Remuneration Committees of UK listed companies as well as boards and management teams of unlisted companies. The majority of our existing clients rely on us for support with their share plans.

This is an exciting opportunity for a UK qualified lawyer to join this fast growing business in assisting clients and team members with the drafting of legal provisions in terms of share plans and incentive arrangements with particular focus on supporting listed companies, tax efficiency and aligning with corporate strategies and communications.  The successful candidate will need to be a strong communicator, have experience working with listed companies and be motivated to work with a number of stakeholders, liaising with lawyers both internally and externally.

To be successful you will need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic and a team player.  As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to play a key role in enabling our business to grow and will be able to develop your career by working alongside a highly experienced team.


  • Draft incentive plan documentation;

  • Provide advice on legal issues associated with incentive plan implementation, ongoing operation and transaction events including co-ordinating international advice; and

  • Contribute to business development initiatives.

What can we offer you?

  • Leadership: Growing leadership team and high-quality colleagues to work with in a fun and collegiate environment.

  • Career development: A&M is rapidly expanding. The opportunities for internal career progression as A&M Taxand grows is apparent.

  • Technical development: We will support your continuing professional development within this tax team through work opportunities and coaching from our experienced senior team.

  • Remuneration: A&M offers a competitive salary and an excellent and genuinely performance related bonus scheme where individuals’ contribution to the team’s success is identified during the year.

Depending on the individual, this role can be full time or part time (minimum 3 days per week)

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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