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Assistant Lawyer

Employer
Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP
Location
London (City of), London (Greater)
Salary
£46,300
Closing date
31 Oct 2020

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Job Details

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is a full-service law firm with an international outlook.  We have a permanent vacancy for a full-time junior Assistant Lawyer to be based at our City office in London to work in the firm’s Commercial Property and Investment Team, in particular assisting ultra-high net worth individual and corporate investors from Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Azerbaijan.  The firm is a member of the Istanbul Bar Association as a Foreign Attorney Partnership and the job may include work transacted in Istanbul as well as London.  Regular travel to Istanbul will be required.

Job Description

  1. Assistant Lawyer in the Commercial Property and Investment
  2. Team Manage a case load of real estate and investment matters
  3. Manage and develop client relationships and pursue marketing opportunities
  4. Setting up and participating in Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Azerbaijan marketing initiatives; speaking at conferences; preparing client pitches/capability statements and procuring work from clients and intermediaries
  5. Working with other lawyers, including foreign lawyers and professionals

Essential skills, qualifications and experience

  1. Be a qualified lawyer in Turkey and registered with the Istanbul Bar Association
  2. Have a strong academic legal background both in Turkey and the UK
  3. Post graduate qualification in the UK is desirable
  4. Be either a qualified solicitor in the UK or completed Legal Practice Course with distinction or high commendation
  5. Be a native Turkish and Kurdish speaker
  6. Other languages such as Arabic and French are preferable
  7. Be fluent in English language (both spoken and written). A very high level of functioning is required
  8. Have experience in private practice in English and Turkish jurisdictions
  9. Be experienced in advising ultra-high net worth individuals particularly those from Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iraq, and Iran
  10. Have a track record of fee earning
  11. Have significant business development experience and connections in Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iraq and Iran
  12. Have the ability to bring existing client relationship to the firm
  13. Typing skills in English, Turkish and Kurdish (at least 50-60 words per minute)
  14. To have the ability to travel to Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Azerbaijan as and when required

Salary range

£46,300

Closing date: 31 October

Contact

  • For further information please contact Rakeebah Rahim by email at r.rahim@rfblegal.co.uk

Applications

  • Email your CV and covering letter to Rakeebah Rahim at r.rahim@rfblegal.co.uk

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is an Equal Opportunity employer.

 No agencies please.

 

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