Private Practice
  • About the Firm: 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 13,200 people in 78 offices in 46 countries.
  • About 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.
  • Looking for: Among your key attributes, we are looking to secure your first rate technical skills needed to support the client work of the department; your 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; and your demonstrable business development experience, including the ability to develop strong relationships with clients and to take responsibility for these relationships.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to, advising clients on a wide range of corporate matters, with a particular focus on complex, strategic cross-border M&A and joint ventures in the energy and natural resources sectors; and leading multi-party negotiations and successfully project managing relevant aspects of large-scale complex transactions across multiple jurisdictions.
  • And more: The London Corporate team has over 150 fee earners and business professionals, and over 1,000 lawyers involved in EMI / EMI Projects globally. Our clients include nearly all of the world’s 100 largest public companies and more than three-quarters of the Fortune 500.
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