BCL Legal Recruitment
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Civil Fraud / Trust Litigation

Greater London
£90,000.00 - 140,000.00
Private Practice
Contract Type:
Permanent role
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A leading international law firm is seeking to hire a Civil Fraud / Investigations / Trust Litigator, within their London office.

Within the Investigations team, they advise on civil fraud litigation and asset recovery, with opportunities to become involved with internal investigations concerning regulatory issues from a civil law perspective, cross boarder trust disputes, crisis management and global asset recovery. The role will require lawyers to operate iin a fast paced environment that will require attention to worldwide freezing orders and disclosure orders. The role will require the candidate to have a good understanding of this area of law and also be able to demonstrate initiative, confidence and ambition. The person will also need to be highly organised and able to communicate effectively both within the team, with Counsel, with clients and offshore firms owing to the international dimension of our work. The person who joins this team will learn how to offer practical solutions in circumstances where clients are placed in stressful situations often involving reputational damage and regulatory bodies.

Candidated Requirements:

- The candidate must have a good grounding in contentious matters relating to corporate clients, be a team player with an enthusiasm to work in the area together with a real enjoyment of working in the department and with the team.

- The candidate will be working on large scale fraud disputes concerning financial disputes. The work will also include a mixture of urgent interim relief type applications including worldwide freezing orders, disclosure orders and cross border applications.

- The candidate will have to have had trial experience and interim relief experience and be prepared (when necessary) to work unsocial hours.

Other attributes include:

(i) Knowledge of freezing orders, disclosure orders and search and seize orders.

(ii) Intellectually astute, technically excellent, the ability to advise both on law and practical solutions in a logical manner, an open mind to all new developments and strategies and to be commercially aware;

(iii) The confidence to draft tailored legal advices, pleadings, witness statements, skeleton arguments, submissions and complex correspondence - lack of previous experience in any of these areas is not an issue as the right candidate will gain experience and training of these in the role;

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