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.
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
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
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