Baker McKenzie LLP London, UK
Summary The Role We are seeking an experienced, technically excellent and ambitious mid-level corporate M&A associate with a keen interest in the energy, resources and infrastructure sectors for a role within our market-leading London Energy, Mining & Infrastructure (EMI) Industry Group. The EMI Group is a multi-disciplinary industry-focussed practice group, which includes corporate, M&A, projects, Renewables, financing and construction specialists working together on some of the largest and most innovative transactions for a wide range of clients across the EMI sector. The EMI team in London consists of over 30 lawyers who form the core of the leading European Energy Practice we are building together with our EMI colleagues across EMEA. Posting date - 9 January 2020 Closing date - 5 February 2020 Location - London Salary - Market Rate Key Skills and Experience Required The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate all or the majority of the following: •Excellent academic credentials. •Current experience in the corporate department of a leading City or US firm, with a keen interest and/or experience in the energy and natural resources sectors. •First rate technical skills needed to support the client work of the department. •The ability to confidently demonstrate a strong understanding of the law and how it affects our corporate clients, alongside good commercial awareness of how their businesses operate. •Demonstrable business development experience, including the ability to develop strong relationships with clients and to take responsibility for these relationships. •Outstanding communication and drafting skills and the ability to adapt style as required. •Initiative and proactivity. •Strong service orientation - a "client first" culture. •Ability to work well in both a team and individually, and taking an active part in sharing knowledge and experience with the team. •Respects and enjoys the diversity of cultural, social and academic backgrounds found in the Firm. Why Join Us? Baker McKenzie is a truly global law firm. Founded in 1949, we advise many of the world's most dynamic and successful business organisations through our 13,000 people in 77 offices across 47 countries. Yet big does not mean impersonal. We work hard to ensure that everyone knows their role and has the support they need to perform it to the highest standard. Our culture encourages this - how we work, think and behave in a collaborative and fulfilling way. To Apply At Baker McKenzie we welcome direct applications. Please click on the Apply icon to start the online application process for this role. We will then be in touch with you once we have reviewed your application. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the Recruitment Team on either 020 7919 1000 or [email protected] For more information about this position or to discuss any adjustments you may require during the process please contact in confidence, Gareth Newbery, Interim Recruitment Manager, on 020 7072 5743 or [email protected] Please review our Applicant Privacy Notice here NO AGENCIES PLEASE Please note Baker McKenzie does not accept unsolicited CVs. Please click here for details of our Agency Policy and commitment to sourcing directly. Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion Baker McKenzie has a culture of diversity and inclusion in its DNA - since our beginning, the differences of our people have helped us to work fluently across borders, cultures and practices. This is intrinsic to everything we do and underpins Baker McKenzie's vision to be the global law firm of choice. We understand that organisations work best when people with different backgrounds and points of view are brought together. We also know people perform at their best when they can be themselves at work. Baker McKenzie is committed to serving our clients with innovative solutions brought about by a diverse talent pool and an inclusive community. The London office mirrors the wider firm in encouraging the best people, regardless of race, culture, religion or belief (if any), gender, gender identity and expression, disability, sexual orientation or age, to fulfil their professional aspirations with us so as to create an exciting and diverse legal environment.