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Associate - Corporate & Securities (US Qualified: 2013+)

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Work type: Full time - Permanent
Location: Beijing, Hong Kong
Categories: Corporate & Securities

Position: Associate (US Qualified)

Department: Corporate & Securities

About You

As a mid-level Associate within the Corporate & Securities team, you will have the opportunity to build a successful career in an achievement orientated and supportive environment. You may be working in a similar commercial law firm, and enjoy the challenge of taking on matters autonomously, seeking guidance and support as required.

The role will be largely transactional work comprising venture capital, private equity or mergers & acquisitions matters. Strong experience in these areas, as well as excellent analytical and communication skills, and an ability to produce commercially astute advice is required to effectively support client's needs in this role.  There will be opportunities to work on transactions within the KWM network.

The successful candidate will be admitted in California, the role can be based in Silicon Valley, Beijing or Hong Kong.

You will have:

  • US JD with CA Bar Qualification, LLM candidates may be considered
  • Solid corporate experience (3+ years with international law firm) including mergers & acquisitions related work and venture capital, private equity investments and funds experience;
  • Solid experience in drafting documents and attending negotiations;
  • Strong business development experience and the ability to build new client relationships;
  • Team lead to handle client matters and train /manage juniors in the team;
  • Fluency in English (the ability to operate at a business level in Mandarin is desirable but not essential); and
  • Willing to travel and work multiple time zones

What can we offer?

We strive to create a positive, stimulating and diverse work environment - one that is based on teamwork, learning, open communication and knowledge sharing. You will be involved in cutting-edge deals, have great mentoring from partners and senior lawyers, and work in a friendly, supportive environment. In addition you will receive excellent training and development and an opportunity to work with a market leading team.

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