GBR Junior To MidLevel Associate Financial Institutions Group job in London at Clifford Chance

GBR - Junior to Mid-Level Associate (Financial Institutions Group)

Company: Clifford Chance

Location: London UK

Date Posted:Jan 25, 2018

Vacancy Open Date: 25th January 2018Vacancy Closing Date: 24th February 2018Salary: CompetitiveLocation: London Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise.  The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Europe, Asia and the Americas and focuses on the core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax; pensions and employment; litigation and dispute resolution. Clifford Chance is ranked #1 in Insurance in both Legal 500 and Chambers UK.  We are a recognised leader in the global insurance sector. We support our clients across the full range of their legal needs including: M&A and joint ventures, establishing new operations, restructuring and run-off, financial services regulation and enforcement, development of complex insurance products, raising capital, reinsurance and alternative risk transfer, distribution, major insurance/reinsurance disputes, outsourcing and other commercial contracts. Through our extensive network of offices in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, we can offer an unparalleled ability to assist insurance companies throughout their global operations and on their international expansion plans. In addition, our multi-disciplinary team includes sector experts from across our corporate and M&A, regulatory, banking & finance, capital markets, dispute resolution, antitrust, tax, real estate, IT/IP pensions and employment teams. As a leading practice we work at the forefront of the market advising clients on the latest developments and issues facing the sector including:Global systemically important insurers (G-SIIs)  classification and resolution planningCorporate governance and risk managementGlobal and local market regulatory enforcement including Section 166 investigations in the UKDistribution of insurance products and related regulatory issues including the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) and the Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD2)Alternative risk transfer arrangements including Insurance Linked Securities (ILS), Value-in-Force transactions and derivativesCollateralised reinsuranceAlternative investment strategies including infrastructureLongevity risk transferGlobal insurance programmesWe advise clients from across the global life, general and reinsurance markets including Allianz, Assicurazioni Generali, AXA, Legal & General, Manulife, MetLife, Munich Re, Prudential, Swiss Re and Tokio Marine. We also advise insurance brokers, London Market participants, Bermudan based insurers, mutuals, run-off specialists and banks as counterparties to insurers.You will be working for a firm which is ranked #1 in both Chambers UK and Legal 500 for this groupYou will be working with a broad range clients and the firm's other teams and practice areas, not only in London, but across the globeThe work often involves complex, high margin matters that frequently headline in the financial and business pressYou will have extensive client contact both as part of your daily working routine but also have the opportunity to develop client contacts through organising seminars for our key clients, including providing client training You will develop an unbeatable multi-disciplinary skill set as well as client facing skills whilst working with some of the best known market leaders in their respective practice areasYou will benefit from a comprehensive training programme in a broad range of client focussed skillsA highly competitive base salary, with potential for a significant bonus under the Clifford Chance bonus schemeAn opportunity in to develop as a recognised practitioner in the field We are currently looking for junior to mid-level lawyers to join our leading financial institutions practice within our Corporate practice.  We are looking for England & Wales or Commonwealth qualified, mid-level lawyers with solid transactional experience gained through working in a similar group in private practice, through a secondment to or employment in a financial institution or a regulator. The ideal candidate should have:Experience of leading or playing a key role in a variety of challenging corporate transactions in the FIG sectorExperience of working as part of a team including specialists in other areas (e.g. employment, tax) and liaising with clients and their other internal and external legal advisersAn appetite for business development, client relationship management and thought leadershipAn outstanding academic history and proven first rate legal skills, combined with a strong reputation amongst existing clients for providing commercial solutions, excellent transactional and managements skills, and be recognised as a lawyer that is sought out by existing clients  You will enjoy working in a busy and demanding team environment, supervising others and liaising with other departments in the firmCorporate transactional experience in the Financial institutions sector is desirableIndustry and/or regulatory experience would be desirable but is not essential View full job description
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