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Corporate Tax Associate

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Job Title: Corporate Tax - Associate
Location: London

Our global tax group has an in-depth understanding of the tax and commercial issues facing clients in the current economic climate, and lawyers in the team draw on their longstanding relationships with those clients to devise innovative and workable solutions to their problems. We act for some of the world's pre-eminent companies, organisations and investment banks on a wide range of direct and indirect tax issues, providing transactional tax advice all over the world as an integral part of the transaction team. In addition the team also advises tax disputes. We have long been recognised for tax expertise, in an advisory and transactional capacity, in a number of specialist fields including: corporate M&A; real estate (including REITs); energy (including up-stream oil and gas) and infrastructure; insurance; investment funds and asset management; TMT and outsourcing;; corporate rescue and restructuring, and finance. Our ability to draw upon the expertise of tax lawyers across our international network builds on the strength for our global tax offering to clients. Our lawyers play a pivotal role in sourcing and applying foreign tax advice to transactions and disputes in which our clients are involved. The global nature of our tax practice also reflects the "internationalisation" of certain aspects of tax law.

Key Responsibilities
| Role-specific - Advising on the taxation of M&A transactions with an emphasis on cross border deals, corporate restructuring, energy taxation (including upstream work), equity and debt capital markets, finance, UK real estate, projects, funds and private equity.
| Lead, delegate, and manage work - lead on client matters, including negotiation and the preparation of proposals, estimates and pitches; delegate work to juniors, supervising the team to support optimal utilisation; keep partner informed and assist partner to monitor and control progress against agreed objectives, scope, timelines and budgets.
| Manage client relationships - regularly engage with client and keep informed of progress; ensure all compliance and risk management processes are followed; propose fees and manage client expectations as to cost, quality and time; and seek opportunities for new work with existing and new clients.
| Support the firm and others - extend effective relationships across the global network; contribute to the development of team members; uphold the firm's values; contribute to the firm's initiatives; take steps to cultivate an excellent reputation and profile in the market and internally; attend market/industry events and draft or help prepare articles, precedents and know-how materials; lead the development and delivery of training and presentations.
| Comply with risk requirements, firm policies and all relevant professional responsibilities and legislation and contribute to billing, engagement and client acceptance processes.

Your skills and experience
| 2 - 5 years of post qualified experience; however we are open to considering candidates with more or less experience.
| Excellent academics.
| Ability and drive to work on bespoke, big-ticket and complicated transactions.