Senior Project Finance Associate - Silver Circle Firm - Moscow, Russia

From £130,000+ gross per annum salary, housing/gym allowance, and annual flight home, at 13% tax
09 Feb 2018
09 Mar 2018
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Moscow, Russia
Banking/Project Finance
Common Law Qualified Lawyer (UK/Australasian)
5+ years' pqe

Our client is a Silver Circle law firm, with a major overseas network of offices.

Its full service Moscow office is well integrated into the firm's global network, and has been established in Russia since the '90ies.  It is known to be one of the largest, and high profile global law firms currently operating in Russia.

Ranked Tier 1 in both banking and restructuring work in all the regional directories, its pre-eminent Russian Banking and Finance practice is regularly involved in cutting edge deals across the region.  It represents global investment banks, blue chip Russian banks and major corporate clients on the full range of banking and finance transactions but with a focus on energy / project finance, and commodities finance together with restructuring in collaboration with the dispute resolution team.  Core markets serviced by Moscow team are Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan, but the team also covers deals in a variety of other emerging market jurisdictions such as Eastern Europe, South America and Asia.  

Following the relocation of a team member within the firm's network, the Head of the Russian Banking Practice is now pro-actively looking to hire an additional confident and capable Senior UK/Australian/New Zealand qualified Project/Energy Finance Associate to join the highly collegiate Moscow office.  

Your profile as a lawyer should be as follows:

- Strong academics;
- From 4-6+ years post qualified as a lawyer in the UK/Australia/New Zealand;
- Significant project finance experience from a top global law firm in Moscow/London/Sydney/Auckland;
- Project management experience needed;

- Experience in the Russian/CIS market and in other emerging markets is an advantage but not essential.

On offer is the chance to join the top ranking Russian project finance practice in Moscow, and to play a highly influential role on a variety of cutting-edge transactions. As part of a highly regarded and close-knit team, you will enjoy a client-facing role involving plenty of autonomy.  Medium term career prospects within the firm network are excellent, and a full ex-pat compensation package including full monthly housing allowance, gym membership, and annual flights home will be provided.


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.

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