White & Brief is seeking an experienced Associate Partner specializing in General Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions. With a dedication to the legal profession and a meticulous attention to detail, the ideal candidate will have 10-13 years of experience and be eager to embrace a role filled with daily challenges and opportunities for growth. If this describes you, we're eager to connect!

Roles and responsibilities:

Lead and Expand the Firm's Corporate Law and M&A Practice: Spearhead the development and expansion of the firm's capabilities in corporate law and M&A transactions. Innovate and implement strategies to grow the practice area, enhancing the firm’s market position and reputation.

Advanced Legal Advisory and Strategy Formulation: Provide sophisticated legal advice to clients on complex corporate and M&A matters. Develop and execute legal strategies that align with client objectives, navigating the complexities of high-stake transactions with foresight and strategic acumen.

Sophisticated Negotiation and Deal Structuring: Lead negotiations in high-profile mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions, demonstrating exceptional skill in deal structuring to maximize client benefits and mitigate risks.

Enhance Legal and Business Processes: Collaborate with leadership to refine and enhance legal and business processes within the firm. Drive the adoption of best practices in legal operations, technology, and management to improve efficiency and service delivery.

Leadership in Legal Research and Thought Leadership: Guide the legal research team in identifying emerging trends, laws, and regulations affecting corporate law and M&A activities. Contribute to the firm's thought leadership by publishing articles, giving talks, and participating in industry forums.

Risk Management and Compliance Leadership: Elevate the firm’s approach to risk management and compliance in corporate transactions. Design and implement comprehensive due diligence methodologies and compliance frameworks to address legal and regulatory challenges proactively.

Client Relationship and Business Development: Take a lead role in client management and business development activities. Build and maintain strong relationships with key clients, understand their business needs deeply, and ensure that the firm is positioned as a trusted advisor. Develop new business opportunities and partnerships to drive growth.

Mentorship and Team Development: Mentor and develop talent within the corporate law and M&A team. Foster a culture of excellence, continuous learning, and professional development among team members.

Operational and Financial Oversight: Participate in the operational management and financial oversight of the firm. Ensure the profitability and sustainability of the corporate law and M&A practice, aligning financial objectives with strategic goals.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV to suhani.thakur@whiteandbrief.com. We are looking to fill this position promptly, and early application is encouraged.

Location – Mumbai

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