Careers

Lawyer in general practice

Requirements:

  • Experience of 3 years in an international or Russian consulting law firm;
  • Graduates of leading universities: Moscow State University, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Moscow State University of Law, Higher School of Economics with high academic performance;
  • Experience of participation in Legal Due Diligence procedure;
  • Experience in supporting turnkey transactions: initial consulting of the client, legal expertise and development of contracts, agreements; participation in negotiations on agreement of terms and conditions; support in conclusion of the transaction.
  • Experience in preparing legal opinions, analytical reports on various issues, as well as legal documents for clients (agreements, declarations, applications to various bodies, etc.);
  • Experience in creation of legal entities, preparation of corporate documents, such as charter, protocols, decisions, regulations, policies, etc.; introduction of amendments to constituent documents, etc. corporate issues;
  • Experience in support of real estate transactions;
  • Knowledge of English, including legal English, translation and interpretation skills;
  • Understanding of corporate values, high standards of work;
  • Attention to detail, active social position, excellent spoken and written Russian, communicative skills;
  • Teamwork;
  • Recommendations.

We offer:

  • Become part of a team of professionals;
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently and as a team;
  • An opportunity to be involved in various projects and practices;
  • Competitive salaries;
  • Interesting projects (Russian and foreign clients);
  • Opportunities for professional growth;
  • Young, friendly team.

 

Mid-level associate in corporate and M&A practice

Qualifications:

  • Russian law qualified with leading Russian law schools (MSU, MSAL, MGIMO, HSE) with merits or higher;
  • sound knowledge of Russian civil law with proven track record of 3+ PQE, of which at least two shall be with a law firm;;
  • first hand practical experience on common law governed transactions, advising and communicating with cross border businesses;
  • understanding key principles of how M&A transaction are structured and formalized, practical drafting and negotiating skills in this area, including on Russian-law governed transactions (post 2015);
  • practical experience in conveying legal due diligence reviews, drafting DD reports and memoranda in Russian and English;
  • Soft skills: commercial awareness, goal-oriented approach, analytical mindset, self-management, multitasking, attention to details, resilience to high workload;

Key Responsibilities:

  • mid-level associate role in the corporate practice working on domestic and cross-border projects with opportunities to be involved in other practices;
  • drafting contracts formalizing M&A transactions in English and Russian, review, analysis and participating in negotiations on the same;
  • turn key support of corporate governance proceedings in Russian companies, coordination of governance proceedings in non Russian companies;
  • advising on corporate and contract law matters, transaction structuring, financing, corporate governance and compliance;
  • coordination and control of service providers and external counsels work;
  • liaising with state bodies’ officers, regulators and notaries;
  • representing domestic and cross border Clients in litigation and arbitration (courts of general jurisdiction, arbitrazh courts, arbitration tribunals).

Paralegal in a law firm

Qualifications:

  • Russian law qualified with leading Russian law schools (MSU, MSAL, MGIMO, HSE) or a 4-5 year student able to devote substantial time to work;
  • superior academic credentials backed up with sound knowledge and understanding of the syllabus material;;
  • ability to apply academic knowledge to real life situations and produce advice bearing practical value for the Client;
  • advanced command of English, legal English inclusive, translation skills both to and from Russian;
  • Analytical skills, research skills, ability to provide structured summaries, including running case law review and producing case briefs;
  • ability to work under pressure, attention to details, proactive and ambitious approach, perfect spoken and written Russian, excellent interpersonal skills, resilience to high workload.

Key Responsibilities:

  • paralegal role with opportunities to be involved in various practices of the Firm;
  • case law research and analysis, composing notes and summaries for internal use, drafting contracts and memoranda;
  • participation in legal due diligence, review and analysis of documents, proofreading and cross-checking contracts and reports;
  • case file review in courts, composing and maintaining case files, attending court hearings;
  • liaising with notaries, court clerks, state bodies’ officers;
  • Translation from and to Russian of various legal documents.

References are strongly required!






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