5+ PQE Senior Funds Associate, Luxembourg

Posted 03 September 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Associates
Contact NameNick Robbins

Job description

Nicholas Scott is working with a leading law firm who is looking for Senior Funds Associate to provide technically excellent legal advice on a range of issues, whilst building and maintaining productive relationships with clients and intermediaries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be able to provide, sound, quality technical advice and guidance to clients

  • Be able manage files with minimal Partner input

  • Be established and recognised by others in an area of expertise

  • Ensure you and your team members record and bill their time in accordance with policies and procedures

  • Ensure clients are fully informed as to the fees and disbursements that will incurred on each matter and provide updates as required

  • Be a significant point of contact in your area of expertise for a number of clients

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of and be able to generate repeat business from existing clients

  • Be accountable for the coaching and development of paralegals, trainees and new joiners and assist other team members as and when required

  • Act as mentor for Trainees and Associates

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Qualified Lawyer with typically 5+ years of PQE

  • Excellent academic background, including 2:1 at degree, plus Commendation/Distinction at LPC (or equivalent)

  • Experience from a relevant law firm environment, ideally within a Magic/Silver Circle firm (or equivalent) demonstrating good, consistent performance over the last two financial years

  • Excellent drafting and written communication skills

  • Develop the highest standards of professional knowledge and ability

  • Proactively contribute to the development of know-how, including precedents, practice notes and publications

  • Be proactive in ensuring all matters are billed monthly or where bespoke billing arrangements have been agreed within a reasonable timeframe

  • Be proactive in ensuring fees are collected within 60 days of a bill being issued

  • Demonstrate an ability to establish, build and maintain relationships with external contacts

  • Prepare for and attend business development meetings to achieve a positive outcome

  • Prepare and present training seminars internally and externally as required

  • Adopt a positive approach to change

  • Promote team work and strong relationships with immediate team members, other teams across jurisdictions and Business Services to achieve personal team and group objectives