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Commercial Litigation Associate

  • GBP£60,000.00 - GBP£75,000.00
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent

Join a prestigious Top 50 International Firm as an Associate (3+ PQE) and support them in growing their tight-knit Commercial Litigation team.

Exciting Caseload | Flexible Working | Engaging Caseload | Career Progression

The Firm

Has a renowned reputation amongst clients and employees alike. Due to a flat hierarchical structure, cooperative and open working environment and premium clients, the business has attracted some of the leading legal experts in the UK. These staff members have developed expertise across a range of practice areas, gaining countless accolades from the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, both as a firm and as individuals.

Positive reports about the supportive and nourishing working environment are reflected in the company's revenue, which has shown exponential growth and resulted in expansion across the UK. In part, this is due to the firm's belief that staff are the key to their success, which results in heavy investment in staff development and a flexible approach to work-life balance.

Taking on an innovative and forward-thinking mindset, this firm seeks to encourage ambition and creativity and takes real steps to go the extra mile for the clients, without compromising the happiness of their employees.

Clients include some of the most prestigious companies and private individuals and as such lawyers working for this firm should expect exposure to high-quality, large-scale work which will showcase their ability and skills as a legal professional.

The Role

You will have the opportunity to support national and local clients with their most complex and engaging commercial disputes. Acting in both the Sheriff Court and Court of Session, you will work across a range of commercial issues such as:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Misrepresentation
  • Professional negligence
  • Insolvency and restructuring
  • Real estate disputes and much more

Furthermore, the disputes will span the full spectrum of sectors, from energy, financial services, technology, transport and more, making for an engaging position.

Working alongside Partners who are recognised in Scotland as being at the pinnacle of their profession you will be encouraged to build your own reputation in the market as you undertake impactful and interesting work.

You will be a core member of the tight-knit team and will have ample career progression opportunities in addition to receiving support to develop professionally.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has 3+ years of experience working in Commercial Litigation
  • First-rate drafting skills
  • Commercial focus
  • Has strong attention to detail and organisation
  • First-rate interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Can manage a varied caseload with a range of clients

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to join a highly regarded firm with an esteemed reputation
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Culturally ingrained flexible working
  • Strong salary commensurate to experience
  • Excellent benefits package

Apply now for immediate consideration or call Jules Grieve on 0131 460 7747 for a confidential chat.

Jules Grieve Senior Recruitment Consultant- Scotland

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