Litigation 4-5 PQE

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Posted 30+ days ago
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£70,000 - 75,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
30+ days ago
A Leading City firm are currently looking to add a mid level associate to their disputes team in London The Firm This firm has been based in the City of London for more than 150 years. From their offices on London Wall we provide legal services throughout England and Wales. They act for a broad range of clients, including private and public companies, developers, local authorities, funders and regulators. As a "full service" law firm with specialists in Banking, Commercial/Corporate, Litigation, Housing, Employment, Projects & Property. The firm has grown significantly over the last few years and now have Over 230 employees. The Team The team deals with a broad range of disputes and has significant expertise in resolving complex Commercial issues. The firm have substantial experience in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution and litigation, dealing with cases in every tier of the English court system from the County Court to the Supreme Court, together with domestic and international arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. In addition, the firm have acted in many overseas cases and have managed large teams within such claims. Separately, you would be able to undertake privately paid criminal cases, public inquiries and inquests. Job Purpose The role will comprise a mixture of general commercial litigation work, including commercial contract disputes, insolvency disputes, professional negligence claims, regulatory, criminal / inquest / inquiry and civil fraud work. An important part of the role is providing direct support and assistance to Partners' in the team, whilst also helping with the management and development of more junior fee earners and contributing more widely to the team and its growth. Person Specification Attributes and Skills Required · You will have at least 4 years PQE as a Commercial Litigation Solicitor ideally with experience of civil · fraud; · You will have a strong academic background, ideally gaining a 2:1 at degree level; · Previous experience in the High Court; · An advocacy qualification would be an advantage but is by no means necessary. If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us. If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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