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Commercial Litigation Senior Associate

£120000.00 - £140000.00 per annum excellent benefits
City City of London

Managing this Role


Maxwell Duffen

Headhunter - Reading, Oxford, Kent, Sussex
0203 865 2113

This Top 15 International law firm is looking for a Commercial Litigation Lawyer, 6 years PQE, to specialise as a, energy, marine & natural resources Disputes Senior Associate within their City of London team.

Join a highly collaborative, supportive, and collegiate team, with a Top-tier growing client base. You can enjoy a rich variety of work and have an excellent development and promotion framework.

The Firm

This multi-award-winning Firm is in the Top 15 and has built this success off an entrepreneurial and creative spirit. They invest heavily in their staff and boast over 150 lawyers credited in legal directories such as The Legal 500 and Chambers. This combination of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and their invest in their lawyers is the cornerstone of their success over the years.

As a firm truly operating on the global scale with offices across nearly every continent. They operate a wide and large client list, including UHNW individuals, privately and publicly owned businesses, wealth management services, private equity funds, FTSE 250 companies, and major corporations.

As mentioned, the investment the firm makes into its people is unrivalled, and you will be supported to develop your skills, progress your career, and establish a reputation of your own. The firm operates a purely collegiate atmosphere and allows for progression through a structured path based on meritocracy.

The Role

  • The team acts for some of the world's largest commodity and natural resources companies internationally, specialising in and also acts for and against Governments in relation to contractual issues, investment disputes and sovereign immunity.
  • The team is recommended in both Chambers and the Legal 500 and allows you to act alongside some of the leading commercial dispute lawyers in the country, working collaboratively on many high-profile and noteworthy cases.
  • Your caseload will be wide and varied and will include trading disputes, both litigation and arbitration, and advisory work in relation to a wide range of international trading issues including anti-bribery, corruption, anti-money laundering and compliance and sanctions, many with a cross-border element.


  • You will be a Commercial and Banking Disputes lawyer with 6 years PQE, looking to specialise within the practice area of energy, marine, and natural resources.
  • You will have excellent legal ability and initiative, strong technical skills as well as confidence in managing and prioritising a full and varied caseload.
  • You will have contractual dispute experience and would be advantageous to speak a European language.
  • It is important to have experience in Complex drafting and analysis, review and amendment of junior staff documents.

What's on offer

  • Market-leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture
  • Exposure to large and high-profile local region, UK and international litigation cases, many of which are present in the news.
  • Extensive business development support and training giving you the chance to develop client relationships from early in your career.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Litigation lawyer with 6 years PQE, to join a top 15 law firm with one of the most prestigious practices in the City.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to call for a confidential conversation.