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Senior Associate in Financial Services Dispute Resolution (Pensions Litigation) - London

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16 January 2014
13 February 2014
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Further information

Eversheds is an award winning law firm with strong presence in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.

Eversheds has a dedicated team of 9 lawyers specialising in pensions disputes and is ranked as a top tier team for pensions litigation in both Chambers and Legal 500. This experience is invaluable in guiding our clients through court proceedings, dealings with the Pensions Regulator, Pensions Ombudsman cases (including Pension Protection Fund complaints) and all forms of alternative dispute resolution. 

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the team, working on significant cases, coaching junior lawyers, engaging in business development and helping to build the London and international practice.

Key responsibilities

You will be involved in significant and complex cases and will meet the team's client service excellence objectives and achieve your chargeable hours / billing targets. Additionally, you will be given the opportunity to develop your business development skills in a supportive environment. The role will report to the leading partner on the matter with day-to-day support from other senior colleagues at different levels depending on the type and complexity of the work.

Skills and experience

We are looking for a strong level of technical ability (quality is key to us). We see pension’s disputes as an integral part of our wider financial services disputes practice, and so the ideal candidate will have a solid background in pensions, trusts and financial services disputes.

We are looking for someone with a ‘can do’ approach, who go the extra mile. Someone who strives to understand their client’s needs and brings a commercial awareness to the table. 

We are also looking for someone who is willing to engage directly with clients and build long lasting relationships.

Key competencies:

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of taking responsibility for and managing a demanding caseload, building and developing client relationships, and supervising and coaching junior colleagues. This is a rapidly growing and dynamic team with great career prospects. 

As part of your career at Eversheds, you will receive tailored professional development, the opportunity to work alongside an exceptional team and be supported by partners who specialise. You will be part of a firm that is recognised for innovation and forward thinking. If this sounds like a firm you want to be part of, apply now.


Eversheds is one of the world’s largest corporate law firms. Committed locally, but connected globally, with over 40 offices based in the world’s major economic centres.