Our clients team of DR lawyers in the UK now number over 200 firm wide, and with their proven track record in specialist and general commercial disputes advice, dispute avoidance and mediation the team is undoubtedly a leader in its field. The Leeds based commercial disputes team is going from strength to strength. With an impressive list of FTSE 250 clients including national household names in the transport, financial services, chemicals and manufacturing sectors among others, they can offer lawyers a truly diverse mix of extremely high quality work.
They currently have an opportunity for an Associate or Managing Associate to join the team, 4+PQE up to Senior.
Learning from the best in the business you can expect to play a key role in partnering the clients to resolve a wide range of disputes including high value, complex High Court matters, as well as playing a key part in mentoring and supervising technical work within the team. The range of commercial disputes is diverse - your work could include commercial contract disputes for engineering companies, to advising on partnership and shareholder disputes, through to warranty claims, judicial review, insurance related disputes, and everything in between, with increasing exposure to international clients/disputes. They would love to hear from litigators who are already building a specialist reputation in areas such as financial services, data protection, retail or transport but they are open to applications from candidates with great experience who can bring a commitment, confidence and a commercial approach. Candidates with business development experience that can help them to continue developing opportunities are particularly welcome.
They are an ambitious firm and are committed to further growth - they envisage continued growth of instructions in the DR teams from their shared client base in this respect following their transatlantic alliance. It's certainly an exciting time to join them.
The successful candidate will already have experience in delivering first rate contentious advice ideally gained at a City or leading regional firm, will have a proactive attitude to work, and a desire to learn and progress and be keen to help further develop the team's client base. Working with the highest calibre clients, in a collaborative collegiate environment, they believe this is a unique opportunity for the right person. Their culture is focused on their people - they place real value on personal development with a transparent lawyer career framework. Coupled with the chance to learn from leaders in their field and a team with ambition to grow, this role offers a true opportunity for personal and professional growth. If you are up for the challenge, please get in touch to find out more.
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.