Associate in Capital Markets – DSP
Job No. LL01
London

Top tier law firm experience required:

Top tier law firm’s profound understanding of how existing products work underpins its market leadership in the development of new and sophisticated derivatives products. Part of the firm’s pre-eminent Capital Markets practice, the derivatives group regularly works closely with  pre-eminent global banking, corporate, energy, environment, insurance, intellectual property, investment management, litigation, pensions, real estate, regulatory, and tax practices on the market’s most important deals and legal issues. The group prides itself on its practical advice and ability to execute the most complex deals with the minimum of fuss.

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Role specification.

Technical

  • Taking initial instructions internally or externally, delegating where appropriate
  • Research, due diligence and information management
  • Drafting and reviewing documentation, demonstrating familiarity with precedents and market standards

Client Relationship Management

  • Taking a lead role in advising the client under appropriate supervision
  • Providing commercial and legal advice to the client
  • Demonstrating thorough market knowledge to identify current trends and concerns in relevant industry sectors. Able to present ideas to the client to resolve current market issues and anticipate potential problems

Management

  • Supervising team and demonstrating control (particularly of documentation) through effective delegation
  • Debriefing at the end of a matter or at other appropriate stages
  • Co-ordinating, coaching and monitoring the work of others to facilitate achievement of objectives
  • Effective organisation of documentation and project plans
  • Managing meetings effectively by setting clear objectives and agendas and encouraging other’s participation

Business Development

  • Networking with client to capitalise on new business opportunities
  • Contributing to quality know-how and transaction bibles and their upkeep

Training

  • Delivering practice specific training to develop junior associates
  • Coaching less experienced associates and trainees
  • Regularly giving and seeking clear performance feedback to/from others

Skills & Characteristics required

Skills

  • Exceptional networking skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate assertively when under pressure
  • Ability to influence using appropriate techniques

Characteristics

  • Innovative and practical
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Commercially minded

How to Apply

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Capital Markets – Structured Finance Group (SFG) Associate
Job No. LL01
London

Top tier law firm experience required:

International leading law firm specialises in advising the world’s leading companies, financial institutions and governments on their most challenging transactions and assignments. With offices in major business and financial centres, we deliver an outstanding service to our clients anywhere in the world. The securitisation team is part of our market-leading capital markets practice. Securitisation practice advises on every type of structured bond transaction, including asset-backed commercial paper, auto-ABS, CDOs/CBOs, covered bonds, credit card receivables, CMBS, hybrid project finance, non-performing loans, project bonds, receivables financings, RMBS, WBS and utility financings.

In London, the Structured Finance Group has 5 Partners, 5 Managing Associates and 14 Associates

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Key Responsibilities and Challenges

Technical

  • Taking initial instructions internally or externally, delegating where appropriate
  • Research, due diligence and information management
  • Drafting and reviewing documentation, demonstrating familiarity with precedents and market standards

Client Relationship Management

  • Taking a lead role in advising the client under appropriate supervision
  • Providing commercial and legal advice to the client
  • Demonstrating thorough market knowledge to identify current trends and concerns in relevant industry sectors. Able to present ideas to the client to resolve current market issues and anticipate potential problems

Management

  • Supervising team and demonstrating control (particularly of documentation) through effective delegation
  • Debriefing at the end of a matter or at other appropriate stages
  • Co-ordinating, coaching and monitoring the work of others to facilitate achievement of objectives
  • Effective organisation of documentation and project plans
  • Managing meetings effectively by setting clear objectives and agendas and encouraging other’s participation.

Business Development

  • Networking with client to capitalise on new business opportunities
  • Contributing to quality know-how and transaction bibles and their upkeep

Training

  • Delivering practice specific training to develop junior associates
  • Coaching less experienced associates and trainees
  • Regularly giving and seeking clear performance feedback to/from others

Characteristics, Skills & Experience required

Experience

  • Ideally 1-4 years post qualification experience
  • You will have a broad range of experience and a keen interest in all aspects of Structured Finance law

Skills

  • Exceptional networking skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate assertively when under pressure
  • Ability to influence using appropriate techniques

Characteristics

  • Innovative and practical
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Commercially minded
  • Motivates others

How to Apply

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 apply now