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Associate Project Finance

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 03,2019

Valid Through

Sep 16,2019

Posted on

Feb 14,2019

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required

Location

Miami, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Project Finance
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Associate: Project Finance
Duties : Will be working with leading practitioners within our Group, as well as with colleagues from the firm’s M&A, Capital Markets and Regulatory & Compliance practices, contribute their sector-specific expertise to our multidisciplinary project teams. Will undertake a range of logistics and communication tasks geared towards driving the process forwards, and ensuring that all the parties involved are aware of—and happy with—the direction of travel. Will also handle a significant amount of contractual work, reviewing and drafting such documents as due diligence memoranda, security clearances, third party consent forms and closing condition agreements. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating purchase and sale, procurement, project development, construction, joint venture, supply and financing agreements. Counseling clients on joint ventures, private equity investments and strategic transactions for public and private companies in the energy industry. Managing deal teams and processes across practice areas and geographic locations. Solving legal problems relating to heavily-regulated industries. Managing and conducting due diligence. Conducting brief or more complex research, or drafting of memoranda, depending on client needs. Serving as primary point of contact for clients, opposing counsel and other transactional legal teams. Exercising good judgment in internal and external written and verbal communications. Providing direct assistance to senior lawyers on matters arising in the course of day-to-day provision of legal services to leading international and domestic clients. Mentoring and training of junior team members and attendance at, and participation in, continuing education classes and client development initiatives.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should have 2-3 years of relevant law firm or in-house experience, including at least one year working in the U.S. market. Should have fluency in English, Fluency in Portuguese and/or Spanish and have strong academic record and intellectual curiosity, creative thinker. Strong time management skills, ability to stay calm under pressure when juggling multiple projects. Excellent drafting skills. Client service focus. Proactive, resourceful, takes initiative. Should have good understanding of the key risks and issues involved in cross-border transactions.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
White & Case LLP
200 S Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 4900
Miami, FL 33131-2352

Review:

" Law Firm Offering Experience"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

There needs to be training of management to better communicate within the department to make sure everyone is communicating collectively. The environment which staff and employees have created should be something that should be maintained.

Pros : A law firm in which the environment offers the opportunity gain experience. The space at the law firm is pleasant and is composed of hard working staff and employees.
Cons : The law firm falls short because of the lack of respect for employees and staff privacy. There seems to be a lack of communication in the law firm.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee