£46,000 + DOE
Leading international law firm is looking for an Associate to join their expanding Corporate team in our Reading office.
It is essential that the successful applicant has gained experience in corporate law and is looking for a challenge in playing a key role in the continuing growth of this practice. They are looking for someone to join the team who has a very strong work ethic and a genuine talent for this area of law.
Reporting to a highly rated Partner you will be given the opportunity to work on all aspects of corporate work including corporate finance, joint ventures, public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital. You will be given early responsibility for running matters, building client relationships and business development.
You will be required to support Associate Directors in the team, as well as the Partners.
In addition to a good technical grounding and a strong academic background, you will be able to demonstrate the following:
Commerciality with business development experience
Excellent written communication and drafting skills
Excellent communication skills with flexibility to adapt style when necessary
Ability to present technical legal issues in a clear, approachable and professional way
Initiative - enjoy finding solutions to problems rather than merely identifying obstacles
Client focused - a 'client first' approach and the;
Ability to develop strong relationships with clients
They offer an award winning development programme for their lawyers, which is tailored for each stage of your career and offers significant support as you progress between stages.
Please contact Liam Andrews on 07921 895 776 should you require further information about the firm/role. Please rest assured all contact is strictly confidential. Please note if you apply for this role I will give you a call to discuss the role and firm before submitting your CV to them.
*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.
Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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