The London office of a highly respected international law firm.
The firm is looking for a mid-level and/or senior Corporate Associate to join its highly ambitious and fast growing International Corporate Group in London.
The firm has recently entered into a cooperation agreement with a Chinese law firm and the team is anticipating an increase in inbound Mergers and Acquisitions from China clients and greater exposure in the Chinese market.
They are therefore seeking a candidate with Mandarin language capability to support the China team.
The International Corporate Group offers a full range of specialist corporate legal services including M&A (public and private), equity capital markets, private equity/venture capital and joint ventures.
A significant amount of work is cross border and they replicate the firm's sector focus to ensure that their clients receive legal advice relevant to their industry.
They do a substantial amount of work in technology & communications, energy & utilities, healthcare, IT and media sectors and offer the full remit of corporate expertise to a wide range of clients from technology-focused start-ups to established multinational blue chips, on an array of domestic and international transactions.
The firm offers excellent prospects for progression and its culture provides its people with world-class support to achieve their ambitions and goals.
The successful candidate will advise on a broad range of corporate transactions and company law including: M&A (public and private), equity capital markets, private equity/venture capital and joint ventures.
Candidates will need to be highly motivated and keen to take responsibility. They are looking for lawyers who are technically excellent and with the ability to apply their legal skills in a practical way.
You will have approximately 3-5pqe solid experience gained in a well-regarded corporate practice.
The successful candidate will have:
* Excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent.
* Experience of handling corporate transactions gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level.
* A desire to be working for a truly international firm.
* Strong language skills in Mandarin Chinese including both written and verbal.
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.