Description

The Junior Attorney, Corporate Support Unit - Tampa 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
 
 
Skills and Experience:
  • Active bar admission in at least one U.S. jurisdiction and status in good standing
  • Familiarity with corporate workflows and experience desirable
  • Ability to review, analyse and organise documentary and factual evidence
  • Strong attention to detail - gets 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