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LUX - Senior lawyer in charge of Knowledge Management - Corporate-M&A

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Transaction/Case Support
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180000LB Requisition #
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Leading international law firm Clifford Chance is seeking a highly motivated Knowledge Manager for its Corporate M&A, Private Equity and Real Estate practice in Luxembourg. With around 90 lawyers and 8 Partners, the Luxembourg Office of Clifford Chance has been a respected player in the Luxembourg legal services market and has been awarded the "Luxembourg Law firm of the year" and the "European Law Firm of the Year" awards by Chambers & Partners 2018.

 

We are looking for a senior lawyer with significant experience in Corporate-M&A transactions in Luxembourg who can proactively bring value-added to the fee-earners of the department by spreading knowledge and experience. Working alongside the transactional lawyers, the role will be expected to deliver on a variety of regular support activities, notably template libraries, document automation, regulatory watch, know-how management and training. 

 

The successful applicant will report to the 2 Partners heading the Corporate – M&A practice. He/she will also liaise with the different people of the network in charge of Knowledge Management, to maximise the use of Clifford Chance global resources and share best practices. 

 
 
KEY-RESPONSIBILITIES

Template library and automation

  • Maintain and enhance the Corporate templates library in English, French and German
  • Identify areas of development/ missing documents and create new templates
  • Contribute to Clifford Chance best delivery initiative ensuring that the various template automation project move forward at a quick pace
  • Update of knowledge platforms, monitoring databases, gathering and indexing information and documents
 

Know-how dissemination

  • Coordinate and actively contribute to the drafting of publications
  • Prepare communications to clients to disseminate Clifford Chance expertise and knowledge

Training – Learning and development

  • Take in charge junior lawyer legal education program, act as a mentor
  • Gather and disseminate know-how of the department
  • Organize regular internal meetings and conferences to share practices and knowledge
 

Day-to-day support to lawyers

  • At the request of lawyers, perform legal researches, data extractions, template provision to save them time and help them gain in efficiency
  • Review client documents
 

Local and global initiatives – Project management relating to KM initiatives

  • Ensure coordination and alignment of legal knowledge management initiatives within the Luxembourg office
  • Participate actively to any local and global initiative in terms of Knowledge Management 

PROFILE


Education and Experience

  • An excellent academic background in law;
  • At least 7 years of experience as a qualified lawyer in a Corporate practice;
  • Strong drafting skills;
  • An interest in and high-level experience of the core company law areas, which underpin transactional and advisory work - such as directors' duties, corporate governance, meetings, rights of shareholders, changes in share capital, company constitutional issues and company law reform;
  • Client communication experience.
 

Interpersonal skills

  • Ability to be self-motivated and work independently and to drive projects and initiatives till completion;
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Good analytical and research skills;
  • Enthusiastic, positive and proactive attitude with pragmatic and hands-on approach;
  • Demonstrated service orientation;
  • Project management, organizational and planning skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects and meet deadlines;
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail and meticulous follow-through;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and with lawyers of all levels of seniority.
 

Language and IT skills

  • Fluency in French and English;
  • German and/or Luxembourgish would be considered as an asset;
  • Strong command of Word, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Experience in using knowledge management tools and software will be considered a plus. 

Interested? Please upload your complete application in English or French online (CV and cover letter). Uncomplete applications will not be processed.

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