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Capital Markets - Junior to Mid-level Associates - UK International Law Firm


Our client, a prestigious UK law firm, wishes to expand its Capital Markets team by appointing an Associate as well as up to two junior lawyers specialising, or wishing to specialise, in Capital Markets. A freshly qualified radca prawny is preferred for the Associate vacancy, while a non-qualified lawyer with between three to five years experience in securities/ICMs is welcome to apply for the junior positions. The ideal candidates will currently be working in either a US or a UK international law firm or one of the top 10 Polish law firms in Warsaw. Fluent English language is essential. Previous B&F/Capital Markets experience gained during a secondment to the London office of an international law firm or a LLM degree obtained in the US or UK will be an advantage for the Associate position, but is not essential.
Compensation will be entirely dependent on experience, and this Client has some of the top compensation rates in Warsaw. The firm frequently provides further training by way of a secondment to its London office.


Competition - EU antitrust - Specialist Lawyer - UK ILF - Warsaw Legal vacancy


A first tier UK law firm, part of London's Magic Circle, wishes to appoint an Associate or Senior Associate who specialises in Competition/Anti-Monopoly and EU law plus related commercial litigation. An ambitious Polish lawyer in her/his final year of Bar training up to two years' post Bar admission experience is sought for this urgent vacancy. The successful candidate will work directly under the the supervision of a Partner who is an internationally recognised top-ranked Polish expert in Competition-EU matters. Hence, the ideal applicant will be a lawyer who is motivated to develop his/her own professional reputation in Warsaw as a specialist in this field of practice. The ideal candidate will have completed some postgraduate studies relevant to his/her area of practice, such as a Diploma in EU/Competition Law or some PhD studies (but not essential). You will enjoy a degree of independence not normally afforded in similar international law firms and an enjoyable, supportive work environment that combines the best elements of British reserve and Polish enthusiasm of the members of this legal team. The candidate will be given every support and encouragement to further develop his/her own reputation in the market so as to become recognised as a leading Competition law expert in Poland. Obviously, fully fluent English is an absolute pre-requisite for this position. Compensation depends on level of experience, but is envisaged at between PLN 15K to PLN35K per month, plus an annual bonus.


M&As/Corporate Lawyer - Top Tier International Law Firm - (Warsaw Legal vacancy)


On behalf of its key client, a Magic Circle international law firm, SOURCE Executive Recruitment is seeking middle to senior level lawyers, preferably Senior Associates currently based at other ILFs who have a solid corporate and cross border M&As experience. The successful candidate will be a Polish qualified lawyer with between four to seven years of professional experience (post university) in M&As and private equity matters. Fully fluent English and wilingness to work long hours is an absolute must. The law firm in question provides a superb career development path plus the opportunity to travel on client matters throughout the neighbouring, emerging Eastern European markets. You will join the Corporate/M&As team led by a Warsaw based partner who enjoys top individual international rankings in Corporate and is recognised as one of the four best M&As specialists in Poland. This vacant legal position will afford you the opportunity to participate in some of the most challenging private equity and M&A deals taking place in the CEE region. Apply by sending your CV (in English ONLY) to: For more information about SOURCE Executive Recruitment's legal recruitment ethics and policies please visit Compensation depends strictly on experience but is envisaged in the range from PLN20K to 50K per month plus annual bonus.


Capital Markets - Mid-Level to Snr Associate - Warsaw Legal vacancy


One of the US international law firms, has appointed SOURCE Executive Recruitment to search, on an exclusive basis, for candidates for their Capital Markets department. The Client wishes to expand its successful Warsaw ICM team by creating this entirely new legal vacancy.
Our client's preference is for a Polish qualified lawyer (a foreign LLM will be an advantage) with experience at another prominent international law firm. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of professional experience in securitisation/funds/cross border transactions.S/he will have already begun to develop a reputation for his/her expertise in Capital Markets, and will have been involved in prominent IPOs in Warsaw. The firm will fully support you in developing your own professional reputation by allowing you to avail yourself of the firm's superb professional marketing support and by helping with your further education related to Capital Markets.

Fluent English is an absolute must. Salary dependent on your level of experience, between PLN15K to PLN50K per month (the upper end of this range meant for top level Senior/Managing Associate) or otherwise dependent on your level of experience. An annual bonus is also on offer. To apply:


Litigation & Commercial Arbitration - Snr Specialist up to International / Equity Partner Level - Warsaw Legal vacancy


Our Client, an ILF part of London's Magic Circle US with a long established presence throughout the CEE region wishes to appoint a senior level litigator to join, and to possibly take charge of, its Litigation Department at its Warsaw office. The ideal candidate will preferably have a demonstrated corporate, commercial law and related litigation experience, a Polish qualified advocate with between three to ten years of professional experience (post Bar admission) gained at another international or a prestigious Polish law firm. Prior experience in managing a team of Arbitration & Litigation lawyers is essential. Fully fluent English is an absolute must. Our Client will consider engaging a snall team of lawyers led by a senior partner from another leading law firm. The firm provides a superb career development path plus the opportunity to work on arbitration matters involving emerging markets in neighbouring non-EU countries while based in Warsaw. Our Client has some of the top 10 ranked Arbitration specialists at its London and German offices who will fully support the development of the Polish Aribration practice. Compensation strictly depends on your level of experience and the volume of your current, established portable business, but is envisaged in the range of PLN 500K pa at the level of a Counsel/Managing Associate through to PLN 2M+ per annum based on a lock-step system.


Real Estate - Head of Dept - US Law Firm - Warsaw based Legal vacancy


Our Client, a global US law firm wishes to appoint a Counsel or Partner level Real Estate lawyer with portable business to take charge of its Real Estate Department. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated experience in Real Estate, Construction and related finance law and Litigation. S/he will be a Polish qualified lawyer with over five years of professional experience (post Bar admission) gained at another international or a prestigious Polish law firm. Fully fluent English is an absolute must. Our Client will consider engaging a team of lawyers led by a partner from another leading firm. Compensation will depend on experience, but is envisaged from USD120K per annum plus performance bonus. To apply:


Real Estate - Snr Partner - UK ILF - Warsaw based Legal vacancy


Global UK law firm wishes to appoint a Senior Partner-level candidate for their commercial property department in Warsaw. The ideal candidate will be a senior lawyer who enjoys a solid reputation for being an expert in his/her field. You will have a thorough practical knowledge of all property related conveyancing (in Polish and English), construction and town planning law, Real Estate project finance and related environmental law. Additional experience in litigation/arbitration related to the Real Estate sector will be very welcome. Fully fluent English is an absolute must, French or German an advantage. Compensation will depend on experience and volume of your portable business, plus performance bonus and a global annual bonus. The client is willing to pay a large "Sign-on" bonus to attract the best possible candidates. To apply:


Professional Support Lawyer - Magic Circle UK Law Firm - Warsaw Legal Vacancy


SOURCE Executive Recruitment, Poland's oldest executive search firm specialising exclusively in the recruitment of lawyers & finance professionals is currently interviewing candidates for the position of

Professional Support Lawyer (Banking & Finance focused)

for one of our key regional Clients, a Magic Circle UK International Law Firm (Warsaw office).

- Polish (only) lawyers with a minimum of three years experience in the practice of Banking & Finance/Capital Markets/Securities;
- Fully fluent English inclusive of the ability to draft English language legal documents; and
- Professional experience gained in an international law firm or a leading independent Polish law firm that has an extensively developed B&F practice in Warsaw;
Candidates with a higher level of experience are also encouraged to apply.

Main areas of responsibility:
- Dealing with updates on new legislation (e-mail briefs, new case law)
- Establishing procedures on transaction management
- Updating know-how data base
- Updating new know-how documents
- Organising internal and external training for banking/finance lawyers/clients
- Providing legal advice on internal matters.

Compensation & Benefits:
- Our Client offers a highly competitive compensation package, depending strictly on experience, but rated within the top 10% of what is on offer in the Polish legal services market;
- Annual Performance Bonus;
- Ancillary benefits such as private medical care; and
- Further professional education opportunities and on-going soft-skills training.

To apply:
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Interested lawyers are asked to please send us your CV (in English only, no need for a Cover Letter) with reference no: PL08PSL01 to the email address:


Banking & Finance - Mid-level Associate - Magic Circle UK Law Firm - Warsaw Legal Vacancy


On behalf of its key client, a Magic Circle international law firm, SOURCE Executive Recruitment is seeking mid-level lawyers, preferably Associates currently based at other ILFs who have a solid Banking & Finance experience. The successful candidate will be a Polish aplikant radcowski in his/her final year or an already qualified lawyer with between two to five years of solid professional experience in Banking/Capital Markets. Fully fluent English is an absolute must inclusive of legal drafting skills. Compensation will be entirely dependent on experience, while this Client has some of the top compensation rates in Warsaw. Interested lawyers are asked to please send us your CV (in English only, no need for a Cover Letter) to: B&


In-house Lawyer - Structured/Project Finance - EI Bank - Luxembourg Legal Vacancy


The EIB, as the Bank of the EU, is seeking to recruit for its General Secretariat and Legal Affairs Legal Department, (Operations - Western Europe and Baltic Sea Division) at its headquarters in Luxembourg a Structured Finance/Project Finance Polish lawyer.
The successful candidate will assist the Head of Department and Head of Division. S/he will provide, together with other legal advisers, legal support to the relevant operational services.
The lawyer will perform tasks related to all of the Division's responsibilities and work independently on structured finance operations, in particular, with relation to Polish projects. S/he will draw up, as necessary, reports on completed transactions and prepare his/her own proposals when consulted on fundamental or unusual issues. S/he will:
? Create the legal framework for financing operations and guarantees, notably structured finance and project finance (drafting, advisory support, conclusion of contracts and completion of all related legal formalities) and monitor them from a legal viewpoint
? Manage high-level contacts and negotiations
? Liaise where necessary with external consultants, supervise their work
? Complete the administrative formalities vis-a-vis clients (public institutions and private enterprises)
? Undertake research and conduct legal studies on problems of law arising in connection with the Bank's operations and in the context of developing new financial instruments
The candidates should preferably be qualified in Polish law and also in common law. In the absence of one of these qualifications they should have substantial experience with an international law firm.
? Minimum five years' professional experience, notably in the field of structured financing and project financing in a law firm of international repute or a financial institution
? Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English or French and good command of the other language. Knowledge of Polish and another language of the EU would be an asset
? Familiarity with standard IT tools
? Ability to analyse, summarise and solve problems
? Ability to develop innovative legal solutions
? Ability to draft documents promptly
? Good interpersonal and negotiating skills
? Ability to argue convincingly and achieve a consensus among colleagues and third parties on official legal matters
? Team player
? Well-organised, with the ability to prioritise (meet deadlines)
Deadline for applications: 3 October 2010. For more details and to apply, please go to selecting reference JU10WWW09
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