Senior Associate


General Information


Company:
Expertise Recruitment
Job Type:
Legal
Location:
Kuwait
Date Posted:
Nov 09, 2022
Salary:
Unspecified
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee
Gender:
Both

Description


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Lead and/or manage assigned cases from conception to finalization under the supervision of the Partner.
- Review case details and ensure any gaps in information/instructions are addressed in a timely manner.
- Conduct legal research to gather evidence for case preparation and to provide sound legal opinions and technical advice to clients.
- Negotiate, draft and review complex legal documentation related to mergers, acquisitions and commercial cases.
- Review legal documentation produced by Associates and members of the Paralegal team for accuracy, relevance and alignment to Firm’s work standards.
- Ensure billable hours are recorded on a daily basis and are aligned to the agreed contractual terms to support Finance in preparing and processing invoices in a timely and accurate manner.
- Contribute to building and maintaining strong client relationships in order to strengthen the Firms’ reputation and brand image.
- Pursue opportunities to upsell and cross-sell the Firms’ services to existing clients.
- Work with Business Development to identify/pursue further revenue-generating opportunities for the Firm.
- Coach, mentor and support Associates & members of the Paralegal team to facilitate on-the-job learning as required.
- Assist in the development of new proposals and recovery of outstanding invoices as and when required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor’s degree in Law from a reputable university.
- Minimum 6 years of proven experience in mergers, acquisitions and commercial related transactions gained at a top US, UK or regional law firms.
- The ideal candidate must have significant exposure to high-profile deals, from inception to completion and post-completion.
- Excellent communication skills and writing abilities.
- Strong negotiation skills.
- Fluent in Arabic and English.

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