Commercial Dispute Resolution Associate

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Posted 30+ days ago
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£57,000 - 70,000
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Private Practice
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30+ days ago
Commercial Dispute Resolution Associate - Leeds A highly regarded international firm is in an exciting period of growth and are looking for Commercial Disputes Resolution lawyers to join their successful team in Leeds. This role is open to all qualification levels and is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills and expertise within a leading practice. Our client is a leading international firm with an outstanding reputation across the globe. If you're looking for an intellectually challenging and stimulating career, this is a firm that will offer you just that. It's a friendly, supportive environment where you can enjoy industry-leading work quality and strong opportunities for development and progression. You will work alongside some of the most talented lawyers in the country, many of which are leaders of their field and be empowered to excel both personally and professionally. The growing Commercial Disputes team acts across forums including in litigation, arbitration and in alternative dispute resolution, advising national and international clients across a extensive array of sectors with often complex and high value commercial and contractual claims. The team also have a number of sub-specialisms, to include public procurement matters and acting for construction and housebuilder clients. The Opportunity: The team act for a growing list of national and international clients across a wide plethora of work, including heavyweight disputes for leading clients including in High Court litigation, arbitration and other proceedings arising from high value and complex contractual disputes, IT and telecoms disputes, insolvency litigation, shareholder disputes, fraud and asset recovery, construction disputes and public procurement challenges. As part of the firm's growth and strategy, the Commercial Disputes Resolution team are looking to recruit additional lawyers to join their highly regarded team, ideally with a focus on housebuilder disputes and public procurement, or an interest in this area. Key Responsibilities will include: · Progress and manage High Court litigation, arbitration and related proceedings across a variety of commercial disputes and including in the context of specific procedural rules, for example in the context of public procurement disputes. · Drafting documents, dealing with correspondence and managing the relevant procedural process; supporting in larger, complex matters as well as managing own caseload. · Use a strong understanding of the factual and commercial context to drive tactical thinking and decision-making from the outset of disputes. · Assist with urgent applications for injunctive relief and equivalent. · Gaining comprehensive experience across the practice, whilst continuing to develop existing specialisms including in retail, health, sport, procurement, technology and construction. · Developing a reputation for leading client service, taking early responsibility and strengthen existing relationships, as well as developing new ones. · Support marketing and business development activity. The Ideal Candidate: With the team's ambitious growth plans, they are open as to the qualification level of candidates, though they look for the following qualities: · Drive to advance technical and tactical skills as part of a successful and growing team · Ability to manage a large caseload including complex and high value disputes · Exceptional client management and handling skills · Strong technical skills and experience · Willingness to report to and work with disputes lawyers in different locations and to travel as required with the role. On offer is a highly competitive salary depending on experience and a comprehensive list of benefits tailored to you. If this sounds like your ideal opportunity and you would like to hear more about this role, please contact to arrange a confidential chat. Or apply now with a copy of your CV for immediate consideration! BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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