Landscape Logo Landscape Logo

Corporate Tax Associate

£90000.00 - £95000.00 per annum excellent benefits
City City of London

Managing this Role


Maxwell Duffen

Headhunter - Reading, Oxford, Kent, Sussex
0203 865 2113

This tech-forward Top 20 International Law Firm is seeking an NQ Associate to join its superb Corporate Tax team in the City of London. Ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers, few firms can compete with the quality of work on offer.

This is an exciting opportunity for a newly-qualified Lawyer looking to begin their career in one of the most modern and high-tech firms globally with market-leading training and progression opportunities.

The Firm

This global law firm has a clear idea of how they want to work, which is driven by tech innovation and geographical cohesion to deliver client wins. They are currently working with 50 of the Fortune Top 100 companies, with 75% of clients having a long-standing relationship of over 5 years with the firm.

This firm has created a niche in becoming the go-to international legal firm for companies being changed by technology and the digital world. Whether traditional businesses leveraging cutting-edge technology or start-ups changing the status quo, this firm has positioned itself geographically and with its expertise to perfectly service the frontier of technology and other modern sectors.

The firm offers client and office secondment opportunities, taking advantage of its strong presence in places like Asia, the Middle East, and mainland Europe. Clients benefit from its truly international approach with around 90% of its major clients working with multiple offices seamlessly across jurisdictions.

The unique offerings of this firm are the quality of training, the complexity of work and partner approachability. There's not a stuffy corporate culture and they want to maintain a friendly and down-to-earth working environment for their lawyers.

The firm organises itself around its clients, with its lawyers typically arranged in groups that focus on key industries and sectors. This structure drives the firm to develop and maintain high-level expertise in practice areas and geographic regions which serve the needs of its client base

The business has been swift to adapt to the "new normal" and offers flexible and hybrid working to all of its lawyers.

The Role

  • global tax practice advises clients on all aspects of tax: corporate tax; tax disputes and investigations; indirect tax, trade and customs; transfer pricing and employee incentives and benefits. The team works in tandem with other experts across the firm and leverages deep sector expertise to offer practical, commercial advice.
  • The Corporate Tax team focuses on mid-market corporate/ M&A and venture capital transactions, as well as advisory work across the firm's sectors.
  • The team also gets involved in business restructurings, commercial work (often with a VAT focus) with particular focus on high tech industries, e-commerce, IP and renewable energy and some real estate and finance work.
  • The work often has an international element so is particularly suited to someone who is keen to get experience of international tax.
  • You will be advising on the structure of transactions, negotiating tax covenants and warranties and providing post-transaction tax advice. As well as helping to develop the VAT advisory side of the business, in particular focusing on new requirements for online marketplaces, post-Brexit corporate supply chains and business model restructuring for UK, EU, and global clients, and on and evolving business models in key firm sectors.


  • You will be a newly-qualified England & Wales qualified solicitor
  • Experience or a deep interest in Corporate Tax matters is essential
  • Genuine interest in the sector and keen to develop your skills


  • Industry-leading salary
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy more
  • Flexible and Hybrid working options
  • Excellent support systems and tailored development and progression
  • Generous profit share/bonus scheme
  • Environmentally conscious employer

This is a superb opportunity for a newly-qualified Corporate Tax Associate looking for excellent training based in the heart of the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Maxwell Duffen at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.