Fieldfisher - Corporate Lawyer

Our Corporate Group acts for a wide range of clients in all industry sectors ranging from multinational companies and government enterprises to entrepreneurs. The CIS Corporate Practice at Fieldfisher has extensive experience of working with Russian-speaking clients on a variety of public and private M&A transactions. Our practice has an active involvement with major CIS businesses and individuals operating in the UK (or via UK in other parts of the world), or where English law is chosen for their transactions.

Due to continued Firm growth we are looking to recruit a talented corporate solicitor to join the CIS Corporate Practice.

Responsibilities

Working closely with the partners and involving direct client contact, the work will include:

  • M&A work for Russian and CIS, UK, and European clients

  • Drafting, especially of sale and purchase agreements, subscription and shareholder agreements

  • Group structuring and restructuring

  • Joint ventures

  • Establishment of UK operations for overseas clients

  • General corporate work.

Key Skills & Experience

The candidate must have the following skills and qualifications and experience:

  • Qualified lawyer in England and Wales with good experience gained in a well rated practice;

  • Business level Russian language abilities in reading, writing, speaking and listening;

  • Excellent English language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening;

  • Relevant ‘hands-on’ corporate M&A work experience;

  • Enthusiastic team player with commitment to quality and client care;

  • Proven project and time management skills;

  • Excellent communication skills;

  • A confident and professional manner.

Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff. All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.

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