Commercial Litigation Associate (Fixed term contract)

London

An opportunity to join a fast-paced and growing London commercial litigation team with a focus on international work.

The Position

We are looking for a fixed term junior associate to join a fast-paced and growing London commercial litigation team with a focus on international work.  The role will be primarily to assist on a very interesting multi-million pound case dealing with issues across two jurisdictions.  You will be a member of a small but highly effective team and will be the main supporting associate in the team, working alongside a partner with extensive experience in high-value commercial litigation.

As part of your work, you will also be expected to provide assistance as required on other matters across the London commercial litigation team.

This is a good opportunity to gain significant experience with a complex case. Our ideal candidate will have excellent technical skills, be very pragmatic and eager to take responsibility from the outset.

Key Objectives and Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality legal advice to clients (written and oral)
  • Meet deadlines
  • Provide excellent client service
  • Demonstrate a commercial approach in the handling of client matters
  • Forge strong client relationships and demonstrate your ability to manage matters and relationships with clients in a professional manner
  • Take responsibility for matters (subject to supervision)
  • Attend legal and skills training programmes to continuously improve your skills and knowledge
  • Comply with SRA regulations

Person Specification

  Essential Desirable
Qualifications Qualified Solicitor  
Experience 3 – 5 years PQE  
Competencies

Strong technical knowledge in commercial litigation

Strong communication skills (both oral and written)

Ability to take responsibility immediately

Good attention to detail with the ability to consistently produce work of a high standard with minimum supervision

Able to demonstrate a proactive, methodical and analytical approach to work with proven commercial awareness

Able to work in a team adopting a positive, conscientious and flexible approach to work

Experience of International commercial litigation would be an advantage

Hours of Work
9.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday

Duration
Fixed term (attached to case)

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday
  • Life assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension
  • Optional benefits


Location
London

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