Senior Associate Corporate M&A Job At Baker McKenzie | Abu Dhabi

Baker McKenzie Careers is Looking to Hire Following Staff – Senior Associate Corporate M&A Job At Baker McKenzie | Abu Dhabi

About Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie is a multinational law firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1949 as Baker & McKenzie, it has 77 offices in 46 countries, and over 6,000 lawyers worldwide. It is one of the largest law firms in the world by headcount and revenue.

About Role

Manage cross-jurisdictional teams and lead on M&A matters. Draft and negotiate key transaction documents and conduct due diligence. Drive business development in your practice area, with excellent relationship building and relationship management.

1- Senior Associate Corporate M&A
Job Type :- Full Time
Location:- Abu Dhabi

Job Responsibilities

  • Advise SWF’s, private equity institutions, emerging growth and national and multinational corporations on cross-border M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions.
  • Draft and negotiate key transaction documents (including share and asset purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, disclosure letters and similar), manage teams running multi-jurisdictional due diligence and disclosure exercises and manage closings. Take responsibility for the provision of high quality client service.
  • Work as part of a motivated and ambitious team to provide a seamless service to clients. Assist with the supervision of junior lawyers’ work and take an active role in sharing knowledge and experience with junior members of the team.
  • Engage in business development activities by preparing proposals, attending industry conferences and events, writing industry articles and hosting client training.
  • Senior Associates are given regular and direct contact with clients, with a culture based on associates being given responsibility at an early stage.
  • To the extent of interest, opportunities for secondments with clients can be explored. Also possible to explore a posting to offices in the broader firm network through our associate transfer programme.
  • We do not have a ‘face time’ culture. Remote working and flexible working are possible and can be discussed..

Job Requirements

  • A qualified lawyer with excellent academic credentials. 
  • Current experience in the Corporate/M&A/Private Equity department of a leading international law firm. In exceptional cases, lawyers who are in-house but have significant M&A experience will also be considered.    
  • First rate technical skills needed to support the client work of the department.
  • Native English communication skills. Arabic is helpful, but not a prerequisite.
  • Experience in and strong understanding of corporate transactions.
  • Strong client service orientation – a “client first” culture.
  • Maturity, gravitas and emotional intelligence.
  • High work standards.
  • Flexible work practices.
  • Ability to work well in both a team and individually.
  • A keenness to learn.
  • Respects and enjoys the diversity of cultural, social and academic backgrounds found in the Firm.

Senior Associate Corporate M&A Job At Baker McKenzie | Abu Dhabi

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