Associate (Banking and Finance)

  • Job Reference: 7470
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Whilst predominately based in banking and finance team and assist with corporate and commercial matters, assisting fee earners to give clients clear and focused advice and work with wider team on small and larger-scale transactions and assist with business-development activities.  Candidate will demonstrate initiative in identifying key issues; accept assignments delegated from Partners; give technically accurate advice; demonstrate good commercial awareness relevant to objectives and needs; work in compliance with AML rules and time-recording; communicate with regard to scope of work, anticipated costs and disbursements, progress during the matter and any issues that arise; manage different work-streams for multiple clients; preserve and enhance existing client relationships; contribute to business development activities; mentor and supervise junior members of team.
The successful candidate should hold an undergraduate degree or legal conversion or be willing to study towards obtaining a legal qualification; should ideally have some Jersey legal experience or previous experience of working in a law firm or legal environment; good communication skills and a strong teamwork ethic.  Will support candidate in obtaining legal qualifications.