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Job Description

An exciting opportunity for a Dispute Resolution Solicitor to join a leading law firm in London that has been voted in the latest 100 Best Companies to Work For list (2021), for the fourth year in a row!

The Firm

For over 80 years our client has been recognised for providing the highest quality legal advice and services and has been at the forefront of some of the UK's most important judicial cases and decisions.

Our client is proud to be the leading law firm once again in the latest 100 Best Companies to Work For list (2021). This is the fourth year in a row that the firm has secured the top spot in the legal sector.

The Team

Their Dispute Resolution team is recognised for its expertise in the legal directories. They have a proven track record of acting successfully in high profile, high value, and complex litigation, particularly in times of crisis for their clients.

The Dispute Resolution team is busy, fast-paced, and growing. They are also incredibly supportive. The firm seeks team players; those who will work hard to get the best result for their client - but more specifically individuals who are willing to learn, support their colleagues, and can give clear and succinct updates & feedback. 

The Opportunity

The firm is looking for pure commercial litigators. Individuals who have had great exposure to a mixture of cases and can demonstrate the value they have brought to the case.

You will work closely with the fee-earners and partners of this busy department. You will provide legal services to the firm’s clients and help promote and develop the dispute resolution department.

Specific duties: To work, as part of a team, advising the firm’s clients on a wide range of commercial litigation matters, including:

  • Commercial and Contractual disputes
  • A wide range of fraud-related matters including claims for dishonesty and deceit, receipt of bribes and secret profits, conspiracy, misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, trust litigation where fraud is involved or suspected, committal proceedings, and insolvency cases involving fraud
  • Provide advice and assistance in corporate investigations into the conduct of individuals detecting instances of fraud
  • Provide advice and assistance dealing with civil injunctions, including Freezing Orders and Search Orders, and Orders for disclosure of information and documents
  • Director, Shareholder, and Partnership disputes
  • Assisting with large-scale cross-border internal investigations.
  • International disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Insolvency
  • Asset tracing

The Candidate

The firm would expect the successful candidate to have at least 2 years PQE or be able to demonstrate the equivalent level of skills and desired competencies within a similar law practice, experience of commercial litigation work, and the ability to grasp the intellectual demands of the industry. You must have excellent academic achievements with the GDL/LPC qualification and a minimum 2:1 degree.

Please do not hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or Paul@hunterslegal.com

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