New – Commercial Litigation Associate, 1-5 PQE, Top International Firm, London
This International firm is looking to recruit a bright and personable Commercial Litigation associate to join their impressive London team.
Our international team has experience at all levels of national courts, in institutional and ad hoc arbitration and in alternative dispute resolution, including mediation. We were founding members of CEDR, the foremost mediation institution in the UK.
Our clients range from high net worth individuals to corporates and governments. Our business is international like our clients. We regularly work in cross-border teams to deliver results in jurisdictions around the globe.
We have teams of litigation and arbitration experts within the firm specialising in financial services regulatory, intellectual property, employment, personal injury, public and regulatory, real estate, tax and technology disputes.
The Dispute Resolution team in London consists of 16 partners, 38 other lawyers in addition to paralegals and trainees. We operate as one team across London, Birmingham and Manchester in the UK as well as internationally across our global offices. The team work simultaneously on a large number of cases at any one time.
Our practice includes the following principal areas:
ADR, Arbitration, Banking and finance disputes, Commercial disputes, Construction disputes, Corporate recovery and insolvency, Corporate risk management, Defamation, Fraud and international asset tracing, Health and safety litigation, Insurance and re-insurance, Judicial Review, Professional negligence, Public sector disputes, Shareholders’ disputes, and Technical disputes.
Due to continued growth we are seeking a talented lawyer to be part of our international team.
Proactively manage own files and support existing caseloads
Preparing thorough documentation required in the preparation of cases to trial
Liaising with counsel/experts
Liaising with clients and handling matters with the appropriate sensitivity
Responsibility and management of an existing caseload
Key Skills & Experience
Qualified lawyer with proven UK experience in commercial litigation
London High Court experience is essential
An ability to build relationships with clients, witnesses, counsel and experts
Enthusiastic team player with commitment to quality and client care
Excellent case management skills
Strong academics essential
Experience/training in a top international law firm desirable
We are a European law firm with market-leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media.
Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.
Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.
Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.
Our network has more than 1,550 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.
We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Manchester, Munich, Milan, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.
In June 2019, we were awarded a 5 star ranking for client service by The Legal 500. It was one of only five firms in the top 25 list of UK-headquartered firms to receive 5 stars based on client feedback.
2018 saw us named Law Firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards. In 2017, we were named Law Firm of the Year in Western Germany at the Juve Awards, and Law firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards.
The firm was ranked in the list of top 20 most innovative law firms in Europe in the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2018.
We have also won an award for ‘New Business and Service Delivery Models’ at the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe Awards 2017. We also won Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017.
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