Associate, Finance, Projects & Restructuring

Finance, Projects & Restructuring

Job Reference

210000SD

Function

Finance, Projects & Restructuring

Category

Lawyers

Location

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Schedule

Full-time

The role

THE OPPORTUNITY

DLA Piper thrives on complex challenges and delivers exceptional results to clients. We're a team of trusted advisors, innovators and game-changers, going above and beyond to challenge the status-quo. 

Our global Finance, Projects & Restructuring practice is market leading and offers you the widest platform to progress your career and develop expertise across all of our core services. 

We have the international reach and innovative mind-set to represent a broad range of clients and advise them on high profile and pathfinding transactions.

The role will be focussed on transactional finance and restructuring matters (leveraged finance, asset finance, funds finance and structure financed) and financial regulatory work. We understand the commercial, strategic, technical, geographical, and political factors that shape and impact our clients. We are looking to recruit a bright and ambitious Lawyer to continue to serve the increasing demand of clients in an ever-evolving and complex legal world. 

The role offers an excellent opportunity for development and progression, within a supportive, dynamic and agile environment. 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Working as part of a team, you will enjoy a uniquely dynamic range of work that will cover our core services including:

  • Assisting clients in a wide scope of financial and restructuring driven matters
  • Dealing with leveraged and structured finance work
  • Managing deal teams and processes from initial discussions through closing 
  • Working on cross-border, complex transactions, with the ability to work hand-to-hand with other practices (e.g. corporate, tax, funds work) and other offices handling matters and acting as a primary point of contact for clients
  • Contributing to the development and growth of the team and the Firm by taking business and marketing initiatives.

 
ABOUT YOU

This is a truly exciting time to join a team and a firm where every voice is heard and your success is recognised. So find out more about being valued for who you are as well as what you do, in a global law firm that commits to you and your career. 

  • Master’s degree in law and possibly an additional degree abroad
  • Ability to demonstrate an excellent academic record with 2 to 4 years’ relevant experience in many aspects of banking, finance or restructuring law (financial transactions, financial regulations and/or restructuring)
  • Have strong technical skills, with an international awareness and focus to their work
  • Be fluent in English and good command of German
  • Ability to create and deliver sustainable, high quality client service whilst also considering clients' wider business objectives
  • Be keen to get involved in business development and help drive the Luxembourg practice forward
  • Well organized, proactive, flexible team player and culturally sensible
  • Able to handle files independently – although you will always receive guidance when needed

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in
  • Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
  • Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work. 

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.

AGILE WORKING

We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.