Litigation Associate


The Role

We are looking for outstanding Commercial Litigators, at all levels, to join our ever-growing firm.

Key Skills

  • High level of academic ability and committed to producing consistent, accurate and quality work.
  • Excellent organisation skills and proven ability to prioritise and manage workflows.
  • Professional, focused approach to work and a desire to learn.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to grasp unfamiliar concepts and apply lateral and divergent thinking.
  • Self-motivated and high level of initiative.
  • Ability to work co-operatively with colleagues.
  • A proven ability to work with numbers and in Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate a team of associates and paralegals working closely with our partners to prepare High Court cases for trial.  The cases include applications for Judicial Review.
  • Day to day management of a litigation case load, undertaking legal research and drafting notes and opinions, interviewing witnesses and preparing evidence, preparing applications.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Good up-to-date knowledge of High Court practice.
  • Excellent academic qualifications from a highly regarded university, in particular a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours (or equivalent).
  • Trained and qualified as a solicitor or barrister in the United Kingdom or a Commonwealth country.
  • At least 2 years’ Call or Post Qualification Experience.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Remuneration

Competitive and attractive package.