Asianajotoimisto DLA Piper Finland Oy - We are looking for talented M&A lawyers to strengthen our Corporate Team
We are looking for talented M&A lawyers to strengthen our corporate team
For the twelfth consecutive year, DLA Piper was the highest ranked legal advisor in the world for M&A deal volume, according to Mergermarket's 2021 league tables. In Finland DLA Piper was second year in a row ranked #3 legal advisor by deal count, and #4 legal advisor by deal value, with the total value of transactions at close to USD10 billion.
Our team is looking for new talented members with solid M&A background. As a member of our Corporate Team, you will assist our Finnish and international clients in a changing business environment, supporting them in their growth and business development efforts both in Finland and abroad.
Our people are equipped with a can-do attitude and a proactive approach. They have the ability to work on their own initiative as well as be part of the team. We share a genuine passion towards the first-rate work we do. This is what we expect from you too.
For Associate’s role, we require at least 2+ year of relevant work experience in a law firm, credit institution or in a corporate environment. You have a basic understanding and experience of M&A and company law.
For Senior Associate’s role, we expect you to have a minimum of 4-5 years of relevant work experience in the field of M&A, private equity and/or venture capital. You should be familiar with drafting and supporting in the negotiation of acquisition and shareholder agreements and similar transaction documents and have experience in working in a team.
For Counsel’s role we expect you to have a long work experience in the field of M&A, private equity and/or venture capital and be solid with drafting and negotiation of acquisition and shareholder agreements and similar transaction documents and have excellent skills in communication, client relations and team-working. We expect you to provide a professional, quality service in a timely manner, and respond effectively to requests from internal and external clients. We also expect you also have experience in related project management.
Fluent English and Finnish language skills are essential for all lawyers in our international working environment.
WHAT WE OFFER
We offer a world of opportunity, where you can make a world of difference. We naturally will offer a great team and support. Also, we offer exceptional career opportunities and our unique global Career Academy provides development opportunities for all lawyers in different positions.
We recognize that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from agile working arrangements. We work flexibly at our office and remotely based on the needs of our clients.
OUR PEOPLE, CULTURE & VALUES
Our people are the soul of our firm. Our culture derives from our corporate values and our different personalities. For us diversity is a unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual. We maintain an open, resilient and transparent culture. Our aim is to build an inclusive and supportive culture where all our people feel they belong and can achieve their best. We value and support each other. We are accessible.
In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by our values:
Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
Be Collaborative - we give, we share, and we join in
Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations
If you feel like you could be our next team member, please submit your CV and cover letter application as soon as possible or latest by 29 May 2022. We will start contacting and meeting candidates as soon as we find suitable talents.
For further information, regarding the position or process, please contact Head of Corporate Salla Tuominen +358 40 575 1547 on Tuesday 10 May between 14-15 EET or Monday 16 May 2022 between 14-15 EET or HR Manager Katja Kanerva +358 50 467 4812.
WELCOME TO DLA PIPER!
At DLA Piper, we are specialists in business law and we deliver exceptional results to our global client base. Our clients range from multinational enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. Our clients include some of the world's leading companies. We have five offices in the Nordic region and we are present in more than 40 countries. In our Finnish office located in Helsinki, we have 70 dedicated employees. We offer a world of opportunity, where you can make a world of difference. So take the next step and join us!