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Associate- Litigation & Arbitration - England

Commercial Litigation - Private Practice
Ref: 443 Date Posted: Monday 26 Jul 2021
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Leading international law firm is looking to hire an Associate level lawyer to join their market-leasing Litigation & Arbitration team based in Leeds- the firm are also open to remote-working for this position. 

Role Profile:

The role will be heavily involved in support on high value and complex litigation and arbitration, both domestically and on a cross-border basis. The role will be based in their Leeds office, but will involve working on a portfolio of cases on a national basis as well as working with other offices worldwide. 

Responsibilities:

You will:

  • Work on a diverse portfolio of complex and high value, domestic and cross-border litigation and arbitration cases.

  • Contribute to the delivery of the highest technical standards of client service.

  • Work closely with the other members of the team on the execution of key mandates.

  • Assume responsibility for the running of lower value cases.

  • Have excellent prospects for personal career development and advancement.

Requirements:

  • Circa 2-6 years PQE, qualified in England & Wales and with a strong litigation and/or arbitration experience gained in a leading regional, national or City firm is preferable.
  • A commitment to technical excellence, both in respect of procedure and black letter law.
  • The ability to work co-operatively and collaboratively in a team, sharing information and knowledge.The ability to provide professional, quality service, executed in a timely manner and to respond
  • effectively to requests from internal and external clients.
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of current key legal and business issues.
  • Experience of business development initiatives and the ability to identify ways to contribute collaboratively to the development of the team’s relationships with clients.
  • A desire to develop an effective network of internal and external contacts.
  • Strong personal motivation, and a desire to manage and develop their own career path.

On Offer:

On offer is a top-tier salary and benefits package and the chance to work with a dynamic and innovative law firm. 

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion about this position or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson, Director

Telephone: 0203 174 2482

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com