Private Practice
  • About the Firm: White & Case is an elite global law firm serving leading companies, financial institutions and governments worldwide.
  • About the role: We are seeking to appoint an Assistant General Counsel to work in our London office.
  • Looking for: In addition to your essential transactional experience as a litigator, and your essential knowledge of the SRA regime and experience of regulatory management; we are looking to secure your consultancy and diplomacy skills, excellent communication and presentation skills as well as the ability to translate and explain complex conflicts matters to others, brokering discussions between Partners where necessary.
  • Opportunities: In this role you will assist the General Counsel (GC) office and New Business Intake (NBI) conflicts teams with issues regarding new transactions and matters as they arise; support the GC team with professional negligence, dispute resolution and insurance matters; furthermore, working with the office of the GC, this role has responsibility for the articulation, development and training of new policies.
  • And More: The Deputy General Counsel will help our lawyers and our new business intake team with complex conflicts clearance matters and with the development and implementation of Firm policies including training others in such policies.

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