Associate, Tax

Job Title: Associate, Tax
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 10174_1505991078
Contact Name: Andrew Pal
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 21, 2017 11:51

Job Description

Our client is a leading international legal practice with offices around the world. Their tax advisory offering is at the forefront of of many sectors and subsequently continues to grow. They are looking for a Tax Associate with UK and/or Commonwealth experience to join their team. You will play a key role in supporting their clients business needs by being forward thinking and offering top end tax advice and solutions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Engaging in tax planning advice and support on corporate transactions;
  • Share and asset sales, corporate reorganisations and joint ventures;
  • Take a pro-active and advisory approach when working with clients and proposing solutions to colleagues;
  • General banking (negotiating facility agreements, review tax structure papers);
  • Sustain and build upon tax technical knowledge as legislation changes while striving to be at the forefront of changes;
  • Capital markets (review bond documentation, securitisation transactions);
  • Take on a leadership and coaching role for juniors in the team;
  • Act as a team-player and contribute to building a positive culture and working environment.

Requirements include:

  • 2 year + PQE lawyer, UK or Commonwealth;
  • Ability to work autonomously when required;
  • Strong legal research skills;
  • Exceptional communicator;
  • Strong academic background;
  • Willingness to act commercially and ability to build business;
  • Proactive and positive attitude.

You will be looking to join one of the highest rated legal practices in the world and assist in building their tax offering. This is truly a global firm with thought and industry leaders in the ranks. If you're looking for an opportunity to differentiate yourself and build a long term career in tax advisory, this is something you will want to know more about.