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Associate – Corporate (2-5 PQE)

Role and Responsibilities (this is a broad but not exhaustive list)
• Provide practical and commercial legal advice to clients in a clear and succinct manner
• Manage a substantial and varied workload efficiently and cost-effectively with supervision, appropriate to the level of expertise
• Draft documents with minimum instruction and supervision, making use of appropriate precedents and negotiating related transaction documents
• Assisting with disclosure and due diligence processes by co-ordinating the due diligence team across the firm, reviewing corporate and commercial documents, compiling relevant repots and identifying the key issues (whether corporate or otherwise) including liaising with and managing international legal counsel, where appropriate
• undertaking corporate reorganisations and restructuring work and putting in place documentation to reflect a range of business ownership structures, such as shareholders' agreements, LLP members' agreements and partnership agreements
• assisting on investment advisory mandates, negotiating shareholder agreements, share rights agreements, co-investment agreements, drafting and negotiating constitutional documents and ancillary related documentation
• delivering advice to clients on general corporate issues, company law and company secretarial matters and the Takeover Code, Listing Rules and AIM Rules
• drafting, reviewing and advising upon commercial contracts including distribution and agency agreements and standard terms of business
• build rapport with clients and develop an effective working relationship ensuring the retention of clients allocated to them
• proactively seek to work with other Group members in the marketing of the firm’s services and the expansion of the Corporate and Commercial’s business of the firm
• assist when requested with the cover of the cases of other Group fee earners during holidays or their absences abroad on business
• demonstrate good judgement and a good legal and commercial understanding of clients’ particular needs
• understand scope of task, manage time effectively and perform well under time and work pressures
• Apply a commercial approach to research and evaluate relevance and accuracy in delivery of advice
• Identify client opportunities and take appropriate steps to follow through
• Contribute to group knowledge and know-how initiatives

Person specification
• Be an England and Wales qualified lawyer (or equivalent)
• Demonstrate good judgement and a good legal and commercial understanding of client’s particular needs
• Understand scope of the tasks, manage time effectively and perform well under time and work pressures
• Take a ‘hands on’ approach to managing own files and a broad case load
• Have a high degree of attention to detail
• Have strong problem-solving skills
• Be flexible and willing to undertake a wide variety of tasks
• Be a pro-active team player, who is also highly self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative
• Be confident in both verbal and written communication with a diverse range of clients
• Be able to build rapport with clients and develop an effective working relationship
• Be flexible and willing to go the extra mile


Competencies
• Client service
• Technical ability
• Interpersonal skills
• Delivery focus

 

For a detailed specification please download the job description in the documents section of this page.

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When we require external assistance with our vacancies, we will reach out to our PSL supply chain.  Please be aware we operate a very strict PSL policy with close relationships with our suppliers and cannot respond to agencies outside of the PSL.  We also do not accept speculative CVs as an introduction.  Please do not contact individual hiring managers or the Talent Acquisition team.

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