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Legal Consultant - UK

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Ashurst

Not Specified United Kingdom
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Title Legal Consultant - UK Location London Description About Ashurst Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit here. In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations. The opportunity Through our technical expertise, local knowledge and international network, Ashurst delivers an experience for our clients that sets us apart from other professional service providers. We are committed to being a sustainable global law firm, having positive impacts for our clients, employees, the environment and the communities in which we are based. As part of this commitment we are constantly challenging ourselves on how best to deliver excellence to our clients while providing stimulating career opportunities for our people. Embracing more flexible working models to deliver legal services is one of the initiatives we are undertaking to better serve our clients and our people. We are looking to add to the group of experienced, qualified freelance lawyers who work with us to support our ever increasing and diverse workload in the key areas below; Corporate - corporate projects, corporate transactions, real estate, digital economy / TMT Disputes - general commercial litigation, banking & finance litigation & investigations, arbitration Finance -general banking, financial services regulatory, restructuring and special situations, securities & derivatives You can expect to be involved in tasks such as; * Drafting of legal documents and agreements; * Review of legal documents and agreements * Contributing to department know-how; * Advising clients and preparing formal legal opinions; * Leading negotiations with counter parts; Essential skills & experience * Post qualification experience from a leading law firm, or corporate business * A team-player who can work effectively with colleagues at all levels * Client facing experience and the ability to understand and respond effectively to client needs * A commercial approach

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