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Financial Disputes Associate

£145000 - £180000 per annum excellent benefits
London City London

Managing this Role


Marcus Chu

Recruitment Consultant - City of London
0203 865 2113

Financial Services Litigation Associate: The FS Disputes team at this Elite US Firm are ranked highly on the Legal 500 with world-class capabilities. Working closely with leading Practice Heads across financial product, banking, and regulatory litigation; you will have the opportunity to progress quickly.


From their US origins to a global powerhouse - this Elite US Law firm is a juggernaut of a firm best known for big-ticket transactional work. The firm was among the first to secure an early-bird ticket to reach over $1B annual revenue. Their innovative, collaborative culture and unparalleled legal expertise have led their meteoric growth to expand further since; now, a Top 10 US firm in London. Their global footprint is marked across over 20 offices across 4 continents, representing a broad spectrum of clients, including Europe's largest companies, financial and government entities, private corporates, and MNCs.

The firm is situated in the upper/premium market; there are recognised for their unique mix of the US and English law advice and excellence in M&A, Private Equity, Insurance Transactions, Investment Funds, International Arbitration/Litigation, Employment & Banking. You can expect a wealth of ultra-high value transactions and complex cross-border cases in this firm. Fuelled by their exponential growth in the number of attorneys throughout the decades; the firm expanded their services to clients, including restructuring, finance, real estate, and securities litigation that dominated the legal sector in Europe and Asia-pacific.

The firm's financial metrics are generally significantly above most of its elite competitors. Their London office generates one of the highest revenues among US firms. Joining this firm, you can expect a generous remuneration package aligning to the Cravath scale.

The Role

This is an exceptional opportunity for a high-calibre Financial Services Disputes Associate (2-5 PQE) to join an Elite US Firm in their City of London office, and be a part of a wider award-winning group.

The FS disputes team is ranked highly on the Legal 500 with world-class capabilities in financial products and banking litigation handling domestic and high-value cross-border issues with expertise spanning derivatives, securitisation and commodities disputes to fraud, regulatory and financial crime.

You will have the opportunity to work with market leading practice heads; experts with in-depth knowledge in their own specialist FS disputes field, you will have the opportunity to progress quickly.

The role will predominantly focus on disputes within the financial services. Experience with regulatory and other general litigation experience are welcome.


  • You will have 2-5 PQE in Disputes Resolution in the FS sector at a Top International, UK or US firm
  • Experience with regulatory and other general litigation experience would be beneficial
  • Excellent academics with a minimum of a 2:1 from a leading University

This Global US Firm is seeking a Financial Services Disputes Associate to join their team in the City of London office. Apply for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel free to call for a confidential discussion.