Junior Lawyer Consultant @ Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong
The firm is a leader among international law firms, providing business law advice of the highest quality throughout the world. With more than 2,800 fee earners in more than 20 offices and 16 countries around the world, it provides a global service to national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments.
Lawyers in its China offices make up one of the most experienced teams of any international law firm. Operating across many sectors, our teams support clients across a wide range of contentious and non-contentious work. Its China offices in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai are fully integrated and our legal teams provide the best legal advice and service to our clients, wherever and whenever required. Its team on the ground in China comprises a compelling mixture of PRC educated lawyers and international experts that have advised the firm’s clients in a large number of jurisdictions, in Asia, Europe and the US.
About the Legal Consultant position
The firm offers one to three year contracts to our Legal Consultants, subjected to the office you apply to. During the period, you will work closely with associates and partners on transactions. Regular tasks include due diligence, legal research and legal memo and agreement drafting. Working with the firm, you can expect to attend meetings with associates and partners, deal directly with clients and other professionals, and be involved in managing and executing transactions from start to finish.
The firm helps its Legal Consultants with its career development by offering comprehensive on-the- job training as well as a variety of training programs for development of legal skills, management skills and other professional skills.
It encourages its Legal Consultants to qualify in common law jurisdictions. Each year, it selects top performing Legal Consultants in Beijing/Shanghai offices and sponsor them for a one-year LL.M. study in US law schools and a US state bar exam. For those joining its Hong Kong office, it may sponsor you to study for the GDL and LPC at BPP Law School and offer you a training contract with its London office, subjected to satisfactory performance.
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