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Corporate Associate - US Firm

Job title: Corporate Associate - US Firm
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry: Legal & Compliance
Start Date: 02/07/2020
Salary: 0.00
Reference: 30513
Contact name: Emily Tan
Contact email: emily@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

We are working with a top US law firm that is looking to hire an associate into their coporate team in Singapore. The team specializes in cross-border corporate transactions, including merger and acquisitions, private equity transactions, takeovers and joint ventures, and advises on a mix of corporate strategic transactions and financial sponsor deals across Southeast Asia. As a result of expansion and growth across the region the firm are looking for a driven associate to be a part of their Corporate team.

The ideal candidate will have international experience gained from working at a top law firm in the APAC region.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft and review documentation, demonstrate familiarity with precedents and market standards;
  • Providing efficient professional support to partners;
  • Provide commercial and legal advice to the client;
  • Supervise team and demonstrate control through effective control;
  • Network with clients to capitalize on new business opportunities;
  • Contribute to thought leadership and raise the profile of the firm externally.

Key Requirements

  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Strong M&A experience
  • Common law qualified, ideally UK, AUS, SG or US
  • At least 5 years PQE (UK scale)
  • Ability and desire to work within a growing, ambitious and entrepreneurial team
  • Experience within a top tier firm
  • Organised and able to work to strict deadlines with the ability to prioritise realistically
  • Cooperative and collaborative in approach and able to develop excellent working relationships at all levels and within all roles

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