Private Practice

Alternative Corporate Solicitor

Alternative Corporate Solicitor

  • About the Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills is an international law firm co-headquartered in London, United Kingdom and Sydney, Australia. It is consistently listed as one of the most prestigious and elite law firms in the world.
  • About the role: The Alternative Legal Services business delivers high quality, cost-efficient legal services for document or information intensive, defined process work.
  • Looking For: We are looking to secure your competencies in establishing credibility, building resilience, expanding your knowledge, the application of capability, collaboration with others in terms of taking the initiative, supporting team members and contributing to building the team culture.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to, conducting fee earning work directly, as well as supervising Trainees and Legal Analysts and maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of relevant areas of law to the corporate practice.
  • And more: You will demonstrate the ability to progress the work, apply financial discipline, understands the client context and support client relationships.

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