We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Solicitor to join our Commercial and International Disputes Team in London.
The successful candidate will play an active role in assisting the team with the growth and development of this active team. Acting for PLCs, international corporates and government bodies the team are involved in a wide range of disputes. We have a particular expertise in litigation funding and an interest or experience in that area would be helpful. Knowledge or experience of international arbitration, competition damages claims or intellectual property disputes would be a bonus although not essential.
In addition to having experience in the areas noted above you will have excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team. Experience in presenting seminars and writing articles is also required along with a strong commercial aptitude that will allow you to take an active role in the commercial development of the business.
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org – please also complete a confidential diversity questionnaire on http://www.swsurvey.co.uk/graduate/index.php/534598?lang=en quoting reference DRL00004
This is a full-time, permanent post. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package with excellent career prospects.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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