Bird & Bird is a highly respected global law firm. We have built our international reputation not only on exceptional legal expertise, but also on our ability to think beyond the details of law to meet our clients' needs.
Since 2012 we have experienced significant growth to our practice in Asia and now have a team of 40 partners and over 130 lawyers and legal professionals and 100 support staff located across our regional network of offices in Hong Kong (1995), Beijing (2004), Shanghai (2008), Singapore (2009) and Sydney (2014).
The firm offers excellent prospects for progression and our culture provides all our people with world-class support to achieve their ambitions and goals.
Duties & Responsibilities
Providing support to Corporate / Commercial group
Assisting lawyers in IPO projects which includes conducting verification on prospectuses and preparing documents for submission to the Stock Exchange
Preparing legal documents and due diligence reports
Conducting legal research and providing legal analysis
Assisting in a wide range of corporate transactions
Translating documents from English to Chinese, and vice versa
Skills and Attributes
Obtained CPE / JD / LLB (with at least a 2 : 2) or in the final year of completing JD / LLB / CPE
Prior experience (at least 1-2 years) in Corporate Finance, IPO and law firm experience are essential
Proficient with MS Office applications
Well-organized, able to work independently and meet tight deadline
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Mature personality and a good team player
Willing to travel overseas
Fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin, both spoken and written
Prior experience in a reputable law firm would be a bonus