Corporate Associate - Trowers & Hamlins

Professional Title
PQE Guide
2 - 4
Areas of Practice
London Only

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Job Description

Trowers & Hamlins is a City-led, international and national law firm with 130 partners and over 650 staff located across the UK, Middle East and Far East. With offices in London, Birmingham, Exeter, Manchester, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Oman and a representative Regional Office in Kuala Lumpur, we provide a full-service integrated offering.

Our clients operate in diverse industry sectors such as construction, transport and infrastructure, banking and financial services, distribution and logistics, education and health, hotels and leisure, defence, engineering and surveying, charities, retail and energy and natural resources. We also act for many high net worth individuals.

We are different and we believe it is our people that make us unique. We expect and respect that you and your talents are too. The truth is we don't prescribe who you are or how you ought to be. It's what you can do that interests us most.

While the work on offer is rewarding and often complex, the qualities we look for are simple. The ability to get on with people from all walks of life, for example. To talk and to listen. To develop the sorts of relationships that mean you win the friendship and loyalty of clients and colleagues alike. In short, to connect. These are the characteristics our people all have in common. They are vital, as is the drive and imagination to use your unique talents to the full. We will help you in this. In fact, we will support you in every way we can.


Working as part of a high-performing and growing team, the new recruit will advise clients, many in the private equity sector, on a diverse range of corporate and commercial matters.

Principal responsibilities:

The new recruit will play a pivotal role in a variety of deals including but not limited to:

-Advising on all aspects of private equity.
-Advising on private company share acquisitions and disposals.
-Advising on general corporate matters including company incorporations, directors' duties, share buy-backs and company meetings.
-Advising on private company reorganisations and intra-group transfers.
-Advising on joint venture shareholders' agreements.
-Advising on standard terms and conditions for private companies and advising on various commercial contracts.

The new recruit will also be responsible for:

-Building, maintaining and developing client relationships.
-Pro-active participation in marketing initiatives.
-Participating in firm-wide and departmental training sessions.
-Assisting with training and development of junior legal staff.

Person specification:

The firm has a Career Development Framework which sets out the competencies we expect of those at the Associate grade. In particular for this role we require:

Commitment to exceeding client expectations
Drive and enthusiasm
Can do, hardworking and flexible approach
Commercial awareness
Additional Information
Experience and qualifications required:

Qualified solicitor
Directly relevant post-qualification experience gained at a recognised and busy corporate practice
Proven ability to handle and progress certain matters with minimal supervision. This is unlikely to be satisfied without at least 2 - 4 years relevant post-qualification experience
Client-facing experience