New - 5-7 PQE Arbitration Associate, Global Firm, London

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New - 5-7 PQE Arbitration Associate, Global Firm, London

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Dispute Resolution

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £85-120k

  • Contact:

    Chris Woodward

  • Contact email:

    chris@cgwlegal.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 3005 3265

  • Job ref:

    CGW ARB 1L

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-31

  • Startdate:

    As soon as possible following end of notice period.

NEW - ​1-5 PQE ARBITRATION ASSOCIATE, GLOBAL FIRM, LONDON

We have been ranked as a top 15 Global Arbitration Practice by Global Arbitration Review for a decade. We are recognised as a Band 2 practice by Legal 500 in the UK. The London office is a key hub for the growing international arbitration practice and we're now looking for an Associate to join our market leading team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES /  ACCOUNTABILITIES

Technical Ability

  • Has a comprehensive working knowledge of international arbitration including the rules of leading institutions such as the LCIA and ICC.

  • Has project and client management responsibility on cases, playing a leading role in ensuring timely delivery to high quality standards.

  • Shows a good knowledge of legal developments in the field of international arbitration and English contract law, as well as being actively engaged in the broader arbitration community through attending relevant events and membership of arbitration organisations.

Client Focus

  • Has a track record of developing good working relationships with clients.

  • Has responsibility for actively managing international arbitration cases to ensure profitability, quality and strong client relationships.

Team Work and Interpersonal Skills

  • Demonstrates an ability to act as a source of advice to others, sharing knowledge and expertise.

  • Has the ability to manage, develop and lead more junior members of a team.

  • Ability to work effectively with others.

Firm Mindedness

  • Understands the industry and market in which the practice and our clients operate and is keen to contribute to the continued growth of a leading arbitration practice.

  • Understands the responsibility to give back to our communities.

  • Understands the value of a diverse workforce

THE CANDIDATE

We have an opening for a first rate International Commercial Arbitration lawyer with experience of day to day management of cases under the oversight of a partner.  Experience gained within a top tier firm is preferred.  It is essential that the candidate has a strong academic background (minimum 2.1 degree) with excellent written communication and drafting skills. The successful candidate will also have outstanding technical skills in relation to arbitration procedure and contract disputes governed by English law, together with the ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues and work well in a team. The ideal candidate will have between one to five years post qualification experience (or equivalent experience).