Bird & Bird LLP is an international law firm which supports organisations being changed by technology or the digital world. We combine exceptional legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking, to help clients achieve their commercial goals. We have over 1,200 lawyers in 29 offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, as well as close ties with firms in other parts of the world. If you want to find out more, visit www.twobirds.com.
The firm offers excellent prospects for progression and our culture provides all our people with world-class support to achieve their ambitions and goals.
Bird & Bird is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment and we are an equal opportunities employer. We support an agile working environment and are happy to discuss flexible working.
Our Tax Group provides an outstanding and comprehensive international offering. The combination of deep local knowledge, profound sector understanding and a commitment to delivering quality advice for our clients is what sets us apart.
Our international team provides the complete range of business tax advisory and dispute resolution services. We have tax experts in most of our offices, and advise clients across all continents, often in complex cross-border deals and disputes.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
We are looking to recruit a Senior Associate to join our Tax disputes team in the London office.
The post holder will have experience of and be able to manage large tax disputes and investigations. Law firm experience is likely to be a must. We do not have a role for another tax disputes partner in the short to medium term so this role will ideally suit an experienced practitioner looking for a good spread of interesting work in a friendly flexible environment who does not have imminent partnership aspirations. It would be in mind that this person would develop towards Legal Director in a matter of 2-3 years.
SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
Candidates will need to have previous experience operating in a tax disputes environment and demonstrate first rate training and industry knowledge.
The successful candidate will have:
In addition, we expect our Associates to demonstrate: