New - 2-4 PQE Corporate Associate, Leading Global Firm, London

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New - 2-4 PQE Corporate Associate, Leading Global Firm, London

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Corporate

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Chris Woodward

  • Contact email:

    chris@cgwlegal.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 3005 3265

  • Job ref:

    CGW CORP

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-31

  • Startdate:

    As soon as possible following end of notice period.

New - ​2-4 PQE Corporate Associate, Leading Global Firm, London
Our lawyers work on the full spectrum of corporate transactions, from strategic planning through due diligence to post-closing integration. We are located in offices across the globe, offering seamless and integrated solutions to our clients. We are now looking for a Corporate Associate to join us. ​
Purpose of role
We now have an opportunity for an Associate to join the London Corporate transactional team. The successful candidate will develop their expertise in a team that has deep sector knowledge and far-reaching experience in advising global, national and emerging companies.
Maximising on our global presence and local expertise, you will connect with colleagues throughout the firm globally and work on a range of corporate transactions including M&A, private equity, venture capital and ECM. You will work within a wide variety of sectors including real estate, energy, transport and infrastructure, financial services, insurance and TMT.
You will maintain client relationships, contribute to business development and thought leadership, raising your own profile and supporting the continued growth of the practice.
The role would be ideal for a 2 to 4 year PQE lawyer.
Responsibilities
You will take a prominent role on a wide range of corporate transactional and advisory mandates, working with colleagues within Corporate and elsewhere to deliver a first class client service. In addition you will be accountable for:
  • Building and maintaining client relationships
  • Contributing to business development
  • Coaching and mentoring more junior members of the team
  • Contributing to thought leadership and raising the profile of the firm externally
  • The role will be particularly attractive to applicants who wish to increase their exposure to and direct experience of more significant corporate transactions and cross-border work for blue chip clients.
Required experience, skills and attributes
Technical Skills
  • Good knowledge of corporate transactional work
  • 2 to 4 PQE
  • Ability to work with a degree of independence where appropriate
  • Project management and team working
  • Strong drafting skills and legal research ability
  • Strong academic record, including a degree or equivalent
  • Financial, commercial and business awareness
  • Ability to contribute to and participate in client pitches
Personal Attributes
  • Dedicated to exceptional client service
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment and resilience skills
  • Shows strong initiative and drive and takes control of own career development
Please get in touch for a confidential chat about the role, the name of the firm and to ask any questions you might have.