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Corporate Professional Support Lawyer




Legal Works is delighted to be recruiting a corporate professional support lawyer for this top City provider.

This is a great opportunity for an existing PSL or a lawyer / solicitor looking for a change in direction in career and particularly one with a better 'work & home' life balance.


The corporate TEAM in London advises on the full range of corporate and commercial matters.

They have extensive experience advising on all aspects of domestic and cross border, public & private M&A transactions and on complex, international equity capital markets transactions, particularly on the AIM market.

the role

YOU will be required to focus on core practice development and professional support activities, including:

, creating, maintaining and updating precedents;
, creating and updating practice notes covering key issues of law & practice;
, keeping the team up to date with key legal developments & changes;
, identifying the know-how requirements and training needs of the team;
, developing corporate technical training for trainees associates & partners;
, working with and supporting the firm's Learning & Development team on the
design of other appropriate skills training for our Corporate lawyers;
, mentoring and supporting junior members of the team;
, writing content for internal and external bulletins and publications;
, assisting with developments and improvements to the existing knowledge
management system within the Corporate team and, where appropriate, working
with the firm's IT team to deliver this;
, evaluating existing know-how and current awareness sources and assessing their
, effectiveness; and
, building strong relationships with stakeholders throughout the business, including
lawyers in other practice groups, the firm's innovation committee and other
internationally based PSLs to understand and promote connections across the international platform.


To be successful you will have the following skills/experience:

, a minimum of 6/7 years corporate law practice at a top City firm (or the London office of a top US firm)
, excellent knowledge of UK corporate law and M&A (public and private) and equity capital markets transactions;
, excellent drafting and legal research skills;
, be used to a high degree of responsibility;
, be able to work effectively independently, but also be a good team worker; and
, have strong interpersonal and communication skills (including strong presentation skills).

The successful individual will be part of a hard-working, friendly and supportive team; therefore, the ideal candidate will be a strong team player, an effective communicator and have experience working in a high performing and collaborative environment.

This is a great new opportunity with an excellent remuneration package.
Please call to find out more.

If you would like to speak with our retained Consultant Andrew Nelson in respect of this position or similar vacancies, or if you would like a discussion about your career or the market in general please do call us on the listed numbers or email.


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