Head of CIS
Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is a full service law firm with an international outlook. We have a vacancy for a full time Head of CIS Desk based at our City office in London, EC1.
- Managing a case load of cross border dispute matters. Working with the firm’s Dispute Resolution lawyers as appropriate.
- Managing a case load of commercial matters.
- Working with the firm’s Company and Commercial lawyers as appropriate.
- Managing a case load of private client matters.
- Working with the firm’s Private Client Department as appropriate.
- Working with foreign lawyers and professionals assembling teams of suitable lawyers
- Managing key client and intermediary relationships
- Participating in Russia/CIS group practice marketing initiatives; speaking at Russia/CIS conferences; preparing client pitches/capability statements and procuring work from clients and intermediaries.
Essential skills, qualifications and experience
- Be a qualified lawyer in a CIS country and
- Be either qualified as solicitor in England and Wales or have the ability to cross qualify via Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test
- Be a native Russian speaker
- Be fluent in English language (both spoken and written) - a very high level of functioning is required.
- Be experienced in private legal practice in a CIS country
- Be experienced at managing a team
- Be experienced in cross border legal practice.
- Be experienced in advising ultra-high net worth individuals, particularly those from Russia and CIS, on trust and tax-related issues in relation to their multi-jurisdictional private and business assets.
- Be experienced in advising and establishing bespoke international asset-holding and wealth management structures including private trust companies, limited partnerships and family offices
- have a Track record of fee earning on CIS related matters
- have significant business development experience in CIS related matters
- have the ability to bring existing client relationships to the firm
£45,000 to £55,000 depending on experience.
Closing date: 4 August 2018
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Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is an Equal Opportunity employer.
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