New -1-5 PQE Dispute Resolution Associate, Full-Service Global Firm, London

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New -1-5 PQE Dispute Resolution Associate, Full-Service Global Firm, London

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Dispute Resolution

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70-120k

  • Contact:

    Chris Woodward

  • Contact email:

    chris@cgwlegal.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 3005 3265

  • Job ref:

    CGW DR 1

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-31

  • Startdate:

    As soon as possible following end of notice period.

​1-5 PQE Dispute Resolution Associate, Full-Service Global Firm, London
As a full service global law practice, we act for the public and private sectors across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the US, providing legal advice to clients across its company commercial, human resources, litigation and dispute management, and real estate practices. With 69 offices across 34 countries worldwide, we have become one of the largest law practices in the world and a great place to work and develop your career. We are currently looking for a Commercial Dispute Resolution Associate to join our team.​ Please get in touch for a confidential chat about the role, the name of the firm and to ask any questions you might have.
The Team
Within our global litigation team, which is the 6th largest worldwide, The Times commended us for having one of the leading commercial disputes practices in England & Wales. Our London Commercial Disputes team is ranked in Chambers, the Legal 500 and by the Global Arbitration Review and acts on some of the largest, most complex disputes in the UK and internationally. It is also a centre of excellence for several specialisms, including: fraud and asset tracing, corporate transaction and private equity disputes, logistics and distribution disputes, oil and gas disputes and international arbitration, as well as more general commercial dispute work) for major global corporates and governments.
Due to our continued growth, we are recruiting an Associate.
They will have exposure to high quality work and the opportunity to develop their skills further, learning from direct experience but supported by partners and senior lawyers. The continued success of the team creates real opportunities for merit-based promotion.
The Role
The role involves working on a broad range of work. You will have the opportunity to work on large cases as well as taking more responsibility for smaller standalone matters. You will also have active engagement with clients and colleagues across the business as well as being involved in business development.
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Skills and Experience:
We are looking for:
  • Strong technical skills, commercial acumen and excellent academic qualifications
  • Ability to analyse complex factual situations and distil the key issues clearly and concisely and persuade others through logical reasoning. You will provide a first rate client service both internally and externally
  • Evidence of exposure to clients/counsel/experts is desirable.
  • Exposure to business development activities and a good understanding of how to win work is desirable
  • Strong communication skills to build effective relationships with existing and new clients, introducing clients to other teams or practice groups
  • Can do’ attitude and prepared to go the extra mile to ensure we are able to meet our clients’ needs