Associate

We are looking for an Associate for the Corporate and Commercial department of a law firm in London.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Leading on listing of bonds on London, Irish and other exchanges
  • Drafting and negotiating the terms of debt
  • If desired, general corporate work including corporate restructurings, shareholders agreements, joint ventures and limited liability partnership agreements, specifically drafting the principal documents
  • Advising on debt instruments for private companies
  • Leading the due diligence and verification process
  • Business development and tenders including (where appropriate) research about clients and targets
  • Sector focus including telecoms, resources, real estate
  • Opportunities for exposure to clients and transactions with a particular focus on emerging markets.

Candidate Requirements

Essential:

  • Law degree (or equivalent)
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proven experience in developing legal client relationships
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise
  • Proven experience in a role as a Corporate Commercial Associate or partner working in debt capital markets
  • Demonstrable experience in supporting a corporate commercial team
  • Proficient in use of legal¬† document management systems
  • Flexibility to support client development and attend networking events

Desirable:

  • Ability to demonstrate adaptability and flexibility as from time to time it may be necessary to assist teams in other offices, which may be by remote working or working from another office

For more information on this role, please contact [email protected]