Dispute Resolution Associate - PQE: 3 - 4 years

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing
Location
Englefield
Posted
15 May 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Dispute Resolution Associate - PQE: 3 - 4 years

Our prestigious client has a highly successful Dispute Resolution team and they work on a wide variety of business and industry sectors and across a wide range of high value and complex disputes.

The role:

  • Working generally on general commercial litigation matters including IT sector disputes, professional negligence, corporate and shareholder claims.
  • Advising on the legal and practical issues around a range of disputes involving reputation for businesses or individuals, particularly with an online or cross-border component
  • Construction and engineering
  • Real Estate litigation
  • Advising on the legal and practical issues for professional and lay clients involved in chancery disputes including trust and probate disputes
  • Providing efficient professional support for partners
  • Developing professional relationships with clients
  • Supporting the wider team in developing business and raising the profile of the firm
  • Managing/supervising the work of others including trainees

The person:

  • Appropriate level of post-qualification experience in a City, major regional or leading international firm
  • Broad exposure across a range of high value legally complex disputes
  • Previous experience of working on similar scale matters and with a significant level of responsibility is essential
  • Ability to draft, advise and negotiate in relation to complex disputes
  • First rate legal/commercial knowledge in the specialised fields identified above
  • Excellent academic background
  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Excellent efficiency and transaction management skills
  • Ability to develop and work in a fast paced, intellectually challenging environment
  • Resilient under pressure with the ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Experienced in running negotiations/meetings under minimal supervision
  • High level of professionalism and integrity

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