Corporate law

This environment facilitates an enhanced appreciation of what makes markets ’tick’ and provides a sound grasp of the range of commercial solutions available to small, medium and global businesses.

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What you can expect

Corporate trainees contribute significantly to each stage of the transaction, from the investigative nature of due diligence, drafting board minutes, memorandum and articles of association, chasing conditions precedent, negotiating finance documents through to verification and the all-important completion meeting.

Expect peaks and troughs in workload, with the end of the financial year often proving to be a race to the end, so corporate law isn’t for the faint-hearted but will suit those with a competitive streak.

Tips for success

An aspiring corporate lawyer must have:

  • Business acumen
  • A meticulous eye for detail
  • Precision drafting
  • Effective communication
  • The ability to work within a team
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