5 months ago
Experience Level: InTerm: ediate
Working Hours: Full Time
Practice Area / DepartmentCorporate
Trowers & Hamlins is a City-led, international and national law firm with over 130 partners and 830 staff. With offices across the UK, Middle East and Far East, we provide a full-service integrated offering.
Our clients operate in diverse industry sectors such as construction, transport and infrastructure, banking and financial services, distribution and logistics, education and health, hotels and leisure, defence, engineering and surveying, charities, retail and energy and natural resources. We also act for many high net worth individuals.
We are different and we believe it is our people that make us unique. We expect and respect that you and your talents are too. The truth is we don't prescribe who you are or how you ought to be. It's what you can do that interests us most.
While the work on offer is rewarding and often complex, the qualities we look for are simple. The ability to get on with people from all walks of life, for example. To talk and to listen. To develop the sorts of relationships that mean you win the friendship and loyalty of clients and colleagues alike. In short, to connect. These are the characteristics our people all have in common. They are vital, as is the drive and imagination to use your unique talents to the full. We will help you in this. In fact, we will support you in every way we can.
Working as part of a high-performing team, the new recruit will advise local and international clients on a diverse range of corporate matters.
The new recruit will play a pivotal role in a variety of deals including but not limited to:
Advising on M&A activity including share and business acquisitions and disposals.
Advising on Capital Markets.
Advising on company reorganisations.
Advising on shareholders' agreements.
Advising on corporate structures.
Advising on general corporate law matters.
The new recruit will also be responsible for:
Project managing smaller scale transactions.
Pro-active participation in marketing initiatives.
Participating in firm-wide and departmental training sessions.
The firm has a Career Development Framework which sets out the competencies we expect of those at the Associate grade. In particular for this role we require:
Proven ability to take on responsibility and manage files, with minimal supervision;
Strong client focus and a commitment to service delivery;
Excellent drafting skills;
Drive and enthusiasm;
Flexibility and can do attitude.
Experience and qualifications required:
Qualified solicitor with a minimum of 4 years pqe
Directly relevant post-qualification experience gained at a recognised and busy corporate practice
As part of our firm recruitment policy our candidates are subject to employment screening background checks. These checks include personal details, education and employment history, professional qualifications and credit and criminal checks as appropriate.
Trowers & Hamlins is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from every sector of the community. All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.