Commercial Litigation Knowledge Lawyer

  • Job Reference: 74215
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: .
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £Market
  • Sector: Commercial Lit, Knowledge Management, Professional Support
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Marian Lloyd-Jones
  • Email: marian@ll-j.com
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description

THE FIRM

A leading South East commercial law firm.

THE ROLE

Ideally full time but will consider part time role for a Knowledge Lawyer - Commercial Litigation

You will support the commercial litigation team in handling a range of contentious work, covering High Court litigation, international arbitration and cross border disputes.

The role will be focussed on managing the team's know how, precedents and training programme as well as helping to project manage litigation and internal projects to enhance the service offering.

There will also be the opportunity to support the team with its PR strategy by suggesting and drafting comment and articles for the website and external press.


The work will involve inter alia


* Drafting and maintaining a comprehensive suite of precedents and guidance notes for use by the team.
* Keeping on top of and updating the team on latest developments in case law and court procedure, including running a programme of regular know how meetings.
* Supporting fee earners with research and acting as a sounding board on points of law and procedural issues.
* Maintaining an up-to-date repository of example documents and encouraging contribution from fee earners.
* Drafting and managing the department's Learning & Development plan and supporting the delivery of the plan.
* Providing introductory training on commercial litigation matters to trainees and new joiners.
* Drafting articles on legal topics and other material for publication
* Liaising with the firm's Information Services Officer in relation to litigation and arbitration resources
* Liaising with knowledge lawyers across the firm on cross-departmental issues and initiatives

THE CANDIDATE

Ideally an established commercial litigation knowledge lawyer with 5pqe+

The firm will also consider commercial litigation fee earners who are looking to transition into a knowledge lawyer role.

You will need to be a qualified lawyer with significant relevant experience in commercial disputes.

The ideal candidate will have 5pqe+ and rounded legal experience, including market knowledge of commercial litigation.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.