Our client has one of the largest and most comprehensive Dispute Resolution offerings in London. They are looking for a Managing Associate with 6-8 years’ experience to join their successful Dispute Resolution team.
Their Commercial litigation team is regularly involved in cutting edge high value disputes, many of which have an international element, and which include sectors such as Financial Services, Asset & film finance, Aviation, Construction, Hardware & software, Oil and gas, Partnership & shareholder disputes, Professional negligence, Sanctions/state immunity, Securities litigation, Shipping and international trade and Telecommunications & technology.
They are looking for a Managing Associate to join our busy and growing Commercial litigation team and can provide full support to the Partners in case management and business development, while helping to mentor other colleagues.
In the context of the above, successful candidates are expected:
To manage all client work allocated by the Partners and other solicitors within the Group and sometimes across the wider Department
Excellent case management skills and can run client matters (or parts of larger matters) with minimal assistance from Partners
Client focussed with an ability to command the trust and confidence of our clients who expect a first class service
Ability to lead and supervise more junior members of the team under supervision from the Partners
An interest in mentoring and supporting junior team members with their professional development both formally (through internal training sessions) and informally
Comfortable with undertaking business development both internally and externally
A proven track record in meeting standard hours for time recording and consistently contributes within their group
Demonstrates the ability to secure repeat work from internal and/or external clients by technical ability
To maintain clear communication links with colleagues in the Firm
To ensure good working relationships with colleagues, clients and external organisations
Excellent team player
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent organisational skills
Excellent drafting skills.
Ability to manage cases on a day-to-day basis, and lead and supervise more junior team members
Ability to effectively manage own workload
Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Personable and confident, able to build relationships with partners/ key stakeholders
Desire to build a practice and utilise contacts for business development
Resilient and calm under pressure
Adaptable and flexible approach
Pro-active and takes initiative
If you wish to receive more information or be considered for the position, or others that may be suitable, please send your CV to or contact Anna Craig at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0207 400 2023.
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