Proskauer Rose is seeking common law qualified Funds Associates with post qualification experience to join its expanding team.
The Funds Associates’ specific areas of responsibility will include advising in relation to the establishment of private investment funds and negotiation of limited partnership agreements, carried interest documentation and associated ancillary documents as well as managing closing processes.
Successful candidates will be expected to liaise closely with colleagues, clients, counterparties and other advisers, including in connection with multi-jurisdictional transactions where they will be required coordinate with overseas counsel and other specialist practice areas.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
Applicants must have a strong academic record at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Applicants must have applicable experience in investment funds gained in another major law firm or other relevant business environment. Applicants should also have experience of advising entities, making investment into private investment funds and, ideally, have had some exposure to the secondary funds market.
Further, applicants must possess analytical skills and the ability to prioritise tasks, be well organised and meet deadlines. Candidates must be self-motivated, able to take the lead on transactions with an innovative approach to solving problems and be team players. Candidates are expected to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills.
How to apply
Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter highlighting why you believe you are suitable for this role to Joshua Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date posted: 2 March 2018
Closing date: 30 March 2018