Corporate expertise grounded in deep sector knowledge and experience providing practical, commercially focused advice we help our clients achieve their ambitions and strategic objectives in a cost-effective way.
Aligned with the interests of the corporate entities we advise, our practice has evolved as the firm has grown, and is grounded in industry and sector knowledge and experience. We have developed a strong sector presence in commodities, mining, energy and natural resources and real estate with recognised specialists across our global network.
We have a solid reputation for advising on and managing complex, cross jurisdictional transactions in mature and emerging markets. We focus on M&A, acquisitions and disposals of businesses, strategic alliances, joint ventures, market entry, capital raising, corporate governance and compliance.
We are looking to recruit a Professional Support Lawyer (PSL) to deliver the full range of know-how and training services to support our corporate group.
There is a role for an experienced Professional Support Lawyer (PSL) to join our Corporate team. This role can be based in either London or Guildford, and will be supporting the Corporate group across both offices.
Experience and Skills Required
The successful candidate will be a qualified lawyer in a common law jurisdiction and will typically have four years' post qualification experience with a leading law firm with a strong reputation in the corporate practice area.
In addition, they will have:
•An understanding of private practice corporate law and transactions along with enthusiasm for the practice of corporate law, with an intellectually rigorous approach to difficult issues
•Prior PSL experience desirable, but not essential
•Professional interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with people at all organisational levels of the firm and proactively manage varied projects and priorities.
•Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and strong presentation and training skills
•An interest in assisting the junior lawyers in the group to develop their legal skills
•An ability to work efficiently to produce well-written, practical materials.
•The ability to communicate legal concepts concisely and clearly.