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Commercial Litigation Senior Associate

  • GBP£90,000.00 - GBP£110,000.00
  • London
  • Permanent

Join a prestigious Top 10 International Firm and support them in growing their leading Commercial Litigation team as a Senior Associate in their central Edinburgh office.

The team are seeking a candidate with first-rate London experience, who is looking to relocate to Scotland and maintain the highest quality of work.

This team gets involved in the most high-profile and impactful litigation in the country. You will benefit from this, as well as from a supportive environment and market-leading remuneration.

The Firm

For those looking to work at the world's best legal firms, this is one such business. Having been recognised across countless practice areas with Legal 500 Tier 1 rankings, this firm is responsible for developing some of the most respected legal talents around the world.

A modern firm which places emphasis on innovation, staff can expect to engage with a range of premier international clients on some of the largest and most high-quality work available. The resulting mixture of this incredible legal talent and exemplary clientele has resulted in this firm winning numerous high-profile awards.

In contrast to many firms of its size and reach, there is an excellent work-life balance and a reputation for a friendly and supportive working environment persists.

Employees receive excellent remuneration and benefits and first-rate ongoing professional development to ensure they can take ownership and progress in their careers.

If you are seeking to develop your expertise and reputation as a leading lawyer within the Commercial Litigation sector and take a tangible step forward in your career, this is an unparalleled opportunity to do so.

The Role

Taking a commercial focus, you will advise on a range of prestigious national and international disputes. Many of the cases you will work on are high-profile and notable for the impact they have, not just on our clients but on the wider legal system.

The team are at the forefront of commercial litigation in Scotland and are highly regarded for their expertise. Based out of the firm's growing Edinburgh office, you will have the opportunity to support international clients sophisticated, complex and multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes.

Quality and variety of work make this an incredibly engaging and fulfilling opportunity. Your work will cover the full spectrum of top-tier commercial matters, notably including high-profile class actions and follow-on claims.

You will support clients on every stage of resolving their commercial disputes, from drafting resolution clauses and negotiating pre-contractual clauses to litigation complex cross-jurisdictional disputes and enforcing judgements.

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

Working directly alongside Legal 100 named and individually ranked lawyers, this role will provide you with the foundation to ascend to the top of your profession, both regarding the work you will be doing and your remuneration.

Career progression is actively supported and there is ample headroom to develop all the way to Partnership level.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has a minimum of 4 PQE in Commercial Litigation with experienced candidates welcome
  • Strong experience in London-centric work
  • First-rate drafting skills
  • Commercial focus
  • Has strong attention to detail and organisation
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Can manage a varied caseload with a range of clients

What's on offer

  • Join one of the leading firms operating internationally
  • The best quality work available in Scotland
  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • 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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