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Senior Practice Development Lawyer - Corporate

Department

CoComm

Role

Professional Support Lawyer

Job Location

London

Description

We seek an accomplished transactional lawyer with excellent technical
skills to:

* shape and realise a dynamic and impactful presence for the
practice with our clients; and

* create and maintain modern and stylish documentation and materials.

Collaborative and easy in a team, you will be creative, confident and
innovative in developing and implementing this vision.

Department overview

Our Corporate team operates across the firm's network of offices in
Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Our clients include many leading
investment funds and financial institutions, national and
multinational corporations, governments and regulatory bodies. We
combine our transactional expertise with in-depth sector experience
focusing on Asset Management & Investment Funds, Financial
Institutions, Healthcare & Life Sciences and TMT.

Our Corporate practice focuses on the following core areas:

* M&A - private and public

* Private equity

* Joint ventures, strategic alliances and reorganisations

* Asset management and investment funds

* Equity capital markets (including US Securities)

* Corporate advisory, corporate governance and regulatory and compliance

The UK practice is based in London and Bristol, functioning as part
of a collegiate and supportive international group. Most of our work
has a cross-border dimension and relates to one or more of our focus sectors.

Recent deals we have advised on include BlackRock's £1.3bn
acquisition of eFront and Brookfield Infrastructure's proposed $17bn
acquisition of an emerging markets telecom business. Other recent
clients include APG, Lion Trust Asset Management, Invesco, Goldman
Sachs and Mitsubishi.

We have an ambitious growth strategy focussed on winning more and
more highly profitable, premium work from top tier clients.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

* Equipping the practice to take itself to market in a dynamic and
client-friendly style - this will involve:

* Swiftly and pro-actively identifying developments in our own
practice area which are of interest and relevance to clients and
writing about them in a compelling way

* Promptly and pro-actively identifying developments in other
practice areas and the sectors which are relevant to
transactions - refracting those developments through a
transactional lens and writing about them in a compelling way

* Creating timely content on topical items for the practice to
deploy through the website, alerter emails, social media etc.

* Working closely and pro-actively as relevant with M&BD,
PSLs/PDLs in other practice areas and sector leads/specialists

* Drafting (with other team members), editing and maintaining
the KeyNotes series on relevant transactional topics (e.g.
W&I insurance etc.)

* Considering cross-border difference and preparing comparative
overviews of relevant topics

* Identifying and addressing market opportunity - this will involve:

* Considering how best to harness and showcase the technical and
sectoral expertise (such as know-how and relevant experience on
client matters) of the practice - and promoting and developing
that expertise

* Working with team members to distil house views and market
practice insights, including from transactional documentation

* Meeting with clients to understand their issues, priorities
and feedback

* Considering what opportunities exist with clients that the
practice is not currently exploiting

* Devising and producing client training (to be delivered alone
and/or by other team members as appropriate)

* Chargeable work (with the value of billable hours at least
exceeding 1x salary) - this will involve:

* Working on technical aspects of transactions with other team members

* Handling needs in connection with the PSC regime,
DTRs/Takeover Code disclosures, MAR and board governance

* Supporting best-in-class technical performance by the practice -
this will involve:

* Standards: maintaining a focused number of key standards
reflecting the firm's approach to best-in-class lawyering -
where otherwise leveraging PLC / FromCounsel as the base
standard documentation offering, adding analysis and commentary
as needed to give context and depth to the firm and the practice

* Know-how: developing and collating know-how, sector-relevant
insights and material and best practice guidance, including
house views

* Research: providing high quality research services and, where
appropriate, co-ordinating the distribution of research to
trainees and junior lawyers

* Internal training: devising and delivering (with/by others as appropriate)

* Innovation: identifying, devising and embedding innovation and
continuous improvement in how the practice works

Person specification:

* Excellent academics

* You will ideally have at least ten years of post-qualification
experience within a leading corporate practice, gained at a leading firm

* Enthusiasm, commitment and energy

* Effective, responsible and conscientious - must be able to
demonstrate the ability to deliver projects efficiently

* Flexibility and a willingness to work additional hours when
transactional demands or market opportunities require

* You are ambitious and collaborative.

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Job Title

Senior Practice Development Lawyer - Corporate

Department

CoComm

Role

Professional Support Lawyer

Job Location

London

Description

We seek an accomplished transactional lawyer with excellent technical
skills to:

* shape and realise a dynamic and impactful presence for the
practice with our clients; and

* create and maintain modern and stylish documentation and materials.

Collaborative and easy in a team, you will be creative, confident and
innovative in developing and implementing this vision.

Department overview

Our Corporate team operates across the firm's network of offices in
Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Our clients include many leading
investment funds and financial institutions, national and
multinational corporations, governments and regulatory bodies. We
combine our transactional expertise with in-depth sector experience
focusing on Asset Management & Investment Funds, Financial
Institutions, Healthcare & Life Sciences and TMT.

Our Corporate practice focuses on the following core areas:

* M&A - private and public

* Private equity

* Joint ventures, strategic alliances and reorganisations

* Asset management and investment funds

* Equity capital markets (including US Securities)

* Corporate advisory, corporate governance and regulatory and compliance

The UK practice is based in London and Bristol, functioning as part
of a collegiate and supportive international group. Most of our work
has a cross-border dimension and relates to one or more of our focus sectors.

Recent deals we have advised on include BlackRock's £1.3bn
acquisition of eFront and Brookfield Infrastructure's proposed $17bn
acquisition of an emerging markets telecom business. Other recent
clients include APG, Lion Trust Asset Management, Invesco, Goldman
Sachs and Mitsubishi.

We have an ambitious growth strategy focussed on winning more and
more highly profitable, premium work from top tier clients.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

* Equipping the practice to take itself to market in a dynamic and
client-friendly style - this will involve:

* Swiftly and pro-actively identifying developments in our own
practice area which are of interest and relevance to clients and
writing about them in a compelling way

* Promptly and pro-actively identifying developments in other
practice areas and the sectors which are relevant to
transactions - refracting those developments through a
transactional lens and writing about them in a compelling way

* Creating timely content on topical items for the practice to
deploy through the website, alerter emails, social media etc.

* Working closely and pro-actively as relevant with M&BD,
PSLs/PDLs in other practice areas and sector leads/specialists

* Drafting (with other team members), editing and maintaining
the KeyNotes series on relevant transactional topics (e.g.
W&I insurance etc.)

* Considering cross-border difference and preparing comparative
overviews of relevant topics

* Identifying and addressing market opportunity - this will involve:

* Considering how best to harness and showcase the technical and
sectoral expertise (such as know-how and relevant experience on
client matters) of the practice - and promoting and developing
that expertise

* Working with team members to distil house views and market
practice insights, including from transactional documentation

* Meeting with clients to understand their issues, priorities
and feedback

* Considering what opportunities exist with clients that the
practice is not currently exploiting

* Devising and producing client training (to be delivered alone
and/or by other team members as appropriate)

* Chargeable work (with the value of billable hours at least
exceeding 1x salary) - this will involve:

* Working on technical aspects of transactions with other team members

* Handling needs in connection with the PSC regime,
DTRs/Takeover Code disclosures, MAR and board governance

* Supporting best-in-class technical performance by the practice -
this will involve:

* Standards: maintaining a focused number of key standards
reflecting the firm's approach to best-in-class lawyering -
where otherwise leveraging PLC / FromCounsel as the base
standard documentation offering, adding analysis and commentary
as needed to give context and depth to the firm and the practice

* Know-how: developing and collating know-how, sector-relevant
insights and material and best practice guidance, including
house views

* Research: providing high quality research services and, where
appropriate, co-ordinating the distribution of research to
trainees and junior lawyers

* Internal training: devising and delivering (with/by others as appropriate)

* Innovation: identifying, devising and embedding innovation and
continuous improvement in how the practice works

Person specification:

* Excellent academics

* You will ideally have at least ten years of post-qualification
experience within a leading corporate practice, gained at a leading firm

* Enthusiasm, commitment and energy

* Effective, responsible and conscientious - must be able to
demonstrate the ability to deliver projects efficiently

* Flexibility and a willingness to work additional hours when
transactional demands or market opportunities require

* You are ambitious and collaborative.

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