Principal Knowledge Development Lawyer – Corporate Finance

  • Berwin Leighton Paisner
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Oct 09, 2017
Full time Corporate PSL

Job Description

Principal Knowledge Development Lawyer – Corporate Finance

London

The Team

The strategic purpose of the Knowledge Management team is to ensure that all those involved in delivering legal advice to clients have access to the knowledge and information they require to deliver a technically excellent, efficient service; to devise new and innovative ways of sharing that knowledge with clients as part of client relationship management; to input knowledge into the firm’s continuous process improvement initiatives around legal service delivery; and to ensure that the firm is harnessing new technology to support those objectives.

The Opportunity

You will have an excellent opportunity to make your mark within our Corporate Finance team and the wider Firm. You will be part of a market leading Knowledge Management (KM) group at a firm where KM and Client Service is a strategic priority.

Who we’re looking for

You will be at least five years PQE with expertise in all aspects of Public M&A and Equity Capital Markets, including public takeovers; primary and secondary fundraisings; and familiarity with the Listing Rules, AIM Rules and MAR.

 Ideally you will have a couple of years’ experience as a professional support lawyer.

You should have the experience and intellect to quickly win the trust of the corporate finance team - and be able to establish good working relationships across the firm and work well under pressure.

What’s in it for you

Making sure our people feel valued is part of our everyday culture, ensuring that they are rewarded is part of our everyday work too. From 25 days holiday per year to private medical insurance, pensions, charity schemes and a whole host of other flexible benefits, you can rest assured that we've got your best interests covered.

Join BLP, and you'll discover an environment unlike any other law firm with an open door policy that helps to deliver real results. Your career is important to us and the success of our firm is driven by ensuring that every employee maximises their potential. So ensuring that the training we offer is exactly what you need is essential. Lawyers, PA’s and business services experts - everyone here has access to tailored learning to suit their skills and ambitions.

Apply online by following the ‘Apply for this role’ link, using either your CV or LinkedIn profile.

About BLP

We are an international law firm renowned for our innovative approach to high quality, commercial, legal advice support for clients around the world.

Our vision is to be the most respected law firm. We will achieve this through always exceeding our client’s expectations and being a better place to work than our competitors.

We have expertise across 70 legal disciplines and our commitment to exceptional service means our clients can expect more than just our technical excellence when we work with them. Our international offering is an important part of our commitment to our clients and through our emerging markets focus and preferred firm network we are able to support them wherever they do business.

All this is possible because the quality of our people. Part of our core vision is to be a better place to work than our competitors and we are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We embrace diversity by promoting and sustaining an open, inclusive and supportive working environment.

Diversity, inclusion and working differently

Diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our firm. At BLP we aim to create an inclusive and inspirational culture where all our employees are valued, motivated and able to be themselves.

We believe that our goals of always exceeding client expectations and being the most attractive place to work will only be achieved if we recruit, retain, reward and develop our people with regard to their abilities and contributions and without reference to their background, gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, political belief or disability. We are wholly committed to promoting an inclusive and inspirational working environment for our employees, our most important asset, to enable our people to make the most of their particular skills, qualities and points of difference.

BLP is a firm with an increasingly flexible workforce and is supportive of flexible working arrangements, tailored to the individual, wherever possible.