A well regarded City style firm based in the South East
A knowledge lawyer is required to support the corporate team.
You will be working with the current senior knowledge lawyer to assist on mainstream corporate transactions, with a focus on mid-market M&A, corporate restructurings, other corporate procedures and corporate governance.
Your responsibilities will include:
Drafting and updating precedents and guidance notes for use by fee earners, including liaising with lawyers in relation to market practice.
Carrying out analysis of latest developments in corporate law and ensuring that knowledge is promptly disseminated, internally and externally
Advising lawyers and junior members of the team on legal issues faced in their transactions and matters with on-point, thorough, and timely answers
Acting as a sounding board and providing "second opinions" to more senior members of the team on points of law
Providing assistance with research and directing junior members of the team to appropriate resources
Training, including identifying the training needs for lawyers at various levels of experience and delivering appropriate training to the team and occasionally to clients
Providing knowledge support to business development initiatives, including supporting client campaigns, training sessions and other initiatives
Keeping up to date with legal technology solutions, and liaising with other knowledge lawyers and information services personnel
Drafting and managing the department's Learning & Development plan, and maintaining an up to date know how repository.
The ideal candidate will be an established corporate knowledge lawyer or you may also be a corporate fee earner looking to transition into a first knowledge lawyer role.
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.