Date Opened : 15th August 2019
Closing Date : 12th September 2019
We are looking for a 4-6 years PQE associate to join our team to lead transactions. The majority of those transactions will be technology, outsourcing and commercial deals, as well as general corporate support.
If desired, you could also lead M&A / joint venture TMT deals (but this is not a necessary requirement for the role).
A 5 or 6 year PQE applicant would likely come in as Senior Associate. A 4 year P!E applicant would likely attain Senior Associate the following year (at 5 year PQE).
Wherever PQE within this range, the successful applicant will be the lead associate on most transactions they work on.
The successful candidate will be expected to :
Lead and negotiate transactions with limited supervision
Be responsible for drafting complex legal advice for clients with minimal amendments and supervision
Be able to provide legally sound but practical and commercial advice tailored to the client
Adopt a client-facing role for a broad range of clients
Take an active and client-facing role in business development planning and execution
Implement strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise in order to cope with conflicting demands and meet deadlines
Supervise and develop Junior Associates, Trainees and Paralegals
Skills, experience and qualifications
Qualifications, skills and experience
4 6 years PQE
Strong academic history
TMT and Outsourcing experience in a leading private practice firm
Excellent attention to detail
High level of commercial awareness
Track record of leading transactions
Excellent drafting and communication skills
Desire to be part of a busy, friendly team