Senior Common Law Qualified Corporate M&A Lawyer - Moscow, Russia
Senior Corporate M&A Associate
Common Law Qualified (UK/Aus)
Major Global Law Firm
Our client is a Silver Circle international law firm with an established global network across the continents.
Its Moscow operation is large and well established. With its friendly and collegiate office culture, its team of Russian and common law qualified lawyers have worked at the firm for many years, as the office has continued to flourish and grow, notwithstanding regional economic challenges.
Its pre-eminent Russian Corporate M&A practice continues to thrive, and has significantly increased its substantial market share in recent years. Due to the ongoing full pipeline of transactions, the Head of Corporate is now looking to hire a talented senior common law qualified lawyer to join the top ranked team as Lead Associate in dealing with a range of complex and high profile busy M&A and private equity matters across Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Africa.
Taking a pro-active role in leading and negotiating transactions with a high level of autonomy, your anticipated workload will involve representing major global blue chips, as well as the leading Russian corporations, on cutting edge cross border M&A transactions across the industry sectors.
Essential requirements for the role are as follows:
· English/Australian/New Zealand legal qualification;
· From 5+ years' PQE (UK), 7+ years' PQE (Aus/NZ) in cross border M&A at a well regarded law firm in London, Moscow, Sydney, Auckland or a similar major global financial center;
· Project management experience needed;
· Prior CIS regional experience and/or Russian language skills useful, but not necessary.
On offer is the opportunity to undertake a pro-active role as the most senior transactional lawyer in the English law team at one of the most highly regarded global corporate law practices in Russia. Along with good career prospects at one of the leading global law firms, you will enjoy a generous annual expatriate compensation package with a high level base pay, plus a full monthly housing and gym allowance and return flights home, all at a flat rate income tax of just 13%.
Turner Marke is a niche legal recruitment consultancy, which focuses exclusively on legal recruitment assignments involving the Commonwealth of Independent States region. With a particular focus on the Moscow legal market, we are also expert in finding jobs for lawyers in Almaty, Kiev, London and other major European cities.
With ten years of specialist C.I.S. legal recruitment expertise, we are uniquely well placed to advise on current recruitment trends and legal vacancies in the region. Our remit covers all legal positions, from Newly Qualified Associate to Partner level and General Counsel appointments, both in private practice and in-house.