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Consultant Lawyer, Ashurst Reach

Employer
Ashurst
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 May 2024

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About Ashurst

Ashurst is a leading progressive global law firm with a rich history spanning more than 200 years. We are proud of our history and are future-focused, having expanded into new technologies through our NewLaw division, Ashurst Advance, and our consulting arm. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing excellent 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 www.ashurst.com.

Team overview

Ashurst Reach is the firm's dedicated flexible legal resourcing platform which provides the firm and its clients with access to a high quality talent pool of consultant lawyers and paralegals. We understand that our clients need access to highly qualified lawyers, project managers and paralegals, often at short notice and/or for short periods, whether that be to meet internal demands, backfill leave, provide cover during recruitment or to assist with projects. We deliver a seamless, fast and trusted solution to these issues.

Essential skills and experience

Ashurst Reach are recruiting independent consultants to join our panel on a non-exclusive basis. We are looking for consultant lawyers with:

  • A UK legal qualification and a valid practising certificate (or equivalent) which entitles you to practise as a lawyer in the UK.
  • Strong contract drafting and negotiation experience
  • Enthusiastic and collaborative approach,
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise
  • The ability to understand and adapt to the needs of a new business quickly
  • A consultant mindset, including a highly professional, flexible and adaptable outlook and approach;
  • Strong stakeholder management skills

Specialisms required include:

Corporate - M&A (public and private), private equity, joint ventures, equity capital markets and reorganisations

General Commercial - From commercial contracts, tech and telecoms, outsourcing, IP and data protection.

Banking, Funds and Finance - includes acquisition, fund and leveraged finance, financial regulation and capital markets advice including derivatives, structured products and securitisation.

Litigation - Disputes experience in corporate, banking and finance sectors, or regulatory investigations.

Real Estate - acquisitions, financing, disposals and landlord and tenant work.

The skillsets listed above are condensed into key areas that are most often requested. However, if your experience does not quite fit into these areas, or if you have specific working arrangements, we encourage you to apply and have a confidential discussion with our team, as we are able to support niche, varied and bespoke skillsets.

Benefits of Consulting with Ashurst Reach

Ashurst Reach offers our alumni, clients and other top-tier lawyers and project managers the flexibility to choose how they work. Together we realise your professional goals in a flexible and supportive environment, providing you with career ownership and rewarding opportunities both in-house and within the firm.

  •  Flexible career options - Receive greater variety, choice and control over how and when you work, balancing career goals and lifestyle.
  •  Personalised service - Collaborate closely with Ashurst Reach to realise your professional goals.
  •  Top-tier support - Have the backing of a global firm with a reputation for high performance, a wealth of industry experience and a refreshingly open and diverse culture.

Recruitment Process

Upon receiving your CV, one of our Talent team members will reach out for an introductory call. Following this, we will invite you to an interview with the Reach leadership team and our senior lawyers, or Partners.

If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made during this process, please let us know.

Background checks

In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst Reach, 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.

Company

Ashurst is a leading progressive global law firm with a rich history spanning more than 200 years. We are proud of our history and are future-focused, having expanded into new technologies through our NewLaw division, Ashurst Advance, and our consulting arm. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing excellent 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  www.ashurst.com

Company info
Telephone
+44 20 7638 1111
Location
London Fruit & Wool Exchange
1 Duval Square
London
E1 6PW
GB

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