Description

Location: Belfast

Workplace: Hybrid

The Corporate Lawyer will work on corporate and securities transactional matters and other multijurisdictional projects that are cross-border in nature, high value and complex; develop skills to deliver the highest quality service for our world-class clients across the globe.
The Corporate Support Unit is part of the Alternative Legal Services team.
 
Responsibilities:
 
Provide support to a variety of the Firm's practices including, for example, Corporate and Securities, M&A, Technology and Commercial, Cross Border transactions and integration, Banking and Finance, and Competition & Trade
Assist the Firm's offices with a diverse range of matters, often across multiple jurisdictions, such as large scale due diligence projects, and reports and ancillary deliverables in support of transactional work
Work as part of project teams with other Corporate Support Attorneys in the Tampa Center
Escalate project-specific issues to the Manager, Corporate Support Unit as appropriate
Work with members of the Transaction Support Group and Disputes Support Group in the Firm's Belfast Center, in a "one team" approach
Assist with bespoke projects other than billable matters, as required
Develop strong working relationships with partners and lawyers in all sectors/departments in a variety of jurisdictions
Contribute to the identification of innovative services and methods to assist in achieving efficiencies and continual process improvement
Work with and providing support to other teams within the Tampa and Belfast Centers
Develop innovative use of IT platforms and know-how databases

Experience Required

Skills and Experience

Qualified as a Lawyer in the UK or Northern Ireland
Demonstrable experience of corporate workflows
Ability to review, analyse and organise documentary and factual evidence
Strong attention to detail - get it right first time
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel and online research tools
Excellent writing and organisation skills - used to balancing work priorities and managing deadlines
Good decision-making and communication skills
Able to work well in both a team and individually, with others of various experience levels
Keen to develop and use initiative