Associate/Solicitor Dispute Resolution

Recruiter
Ideal Personnel & Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client has a vacancy for a 3-6 year PQE Solicitor / Associate to join their London based Dispute Resolution team, part of the firm’s wider Litigation & Dispute Resolution group.

You will be involved in all areas of work combining expertise with a sound understanding of the commercial landscape to provide exceptional solutions for every aspect of our clients’ requirements.

This role will involve a high degree of client contact, as well as an active participation in the expansion of the Dispute Resolution team’s profile and client base.

Your key duties will be:

working alongside senior lawyers to provide assistance on a wide range of litigation and arbitration work. This will involve assisting in all aspects of our matters, including:

contractual disputes

shareholder disputes

breach of sale and purchase agreements

warranty and indemnity claims

mis-selling financial instruments

professional negligence claims

real estate and construction disputes

freezing, search, seizure and disclosure orders

assisting with complex and high value claims for various insolvency office holders in relation to wrongful trading, breach of trust, preference transactions, transactions at an undervalue and transactions defrauding creditors

assisting with further developing the team’s cross-border expertise

involving a high degree of client contact

working with marketing strategies to attract new clients and developing relationships with current clients

handling queries and enquiries efficiently

maintaining good file management

working to strict deadlines

Skills and experience you will have:

ideally 3-6 years’ previous experience in a similar role with particular exposure to a wide range of dispute resolution matters

strong legal analytical skills with excellent attention to detail

strong advocacy skills

experience in drafting documents such as court applications, preliminary documents and detailed letters of advice to clients, statements and briefs to counsel

a proven ability to be flexible in your approach in finding practical and innovative solutions to a range of problems

a proven ability to undertake business development both internally and externally

strong IT skills

Key competencies you will need:

to be personable with the ability to deal with a broad range of clients and build relationships with partners / key stakeholders

a high degree of initiative and a proactive approach

the ability to cope in a demanding environment with strict deadlines

excellent organisational and prioritising skills

to be willing to attend marketing / networking events and contribute to marketing publications to develop the profile of the team

exceptional attention to detail and accuracy

the ability to effectively manage your own workload

to work independently and as part of a team

the ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels

to be resilient, confident and calm under pressure

About you - you will be:

highly enthusiastic, willing to the extra mile and be happy to go beyond the job description

highly ambitious, hardworking with an excellent work ethic, taking pride in all you do

respectful towards others and have a positive, willing and ‘can do’ attitude

keen to learn, interested in driving your own career progression and be proactive in taking ownership of this

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.


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