Commercial Litigation Associate (fixed term contract)

London

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 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 (after 6 months)
  • Pension
  • Optional benefits


Location
London

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