Commercial Disputes Managing Associate

Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
07 Mar 2019
04 Apr 2019
Full Time
Experience Level
Not Disclosed

Our national team of disputes lawyers in the UK now number almost 200 firm-wide, and with our proven track record in litigation, arbitration, mediation and specialist disputes advice, the team is undoubtedly a leader in its field.  With an impressive list of FTSE 250 clients including national household names in the financial services, manufacturing, transport, retail and energy sectors (among others), we can offer lawyers a truly diverse mix of extremely high quality work.

Partner and Commercial Disputes Team Leader, Paul Stewart, is now looking for a talented Managing Associate to join the team in Leeds.

So what will you be doing?

Working with a national team you can expect to work on a wide spectrum of commercial disputes work.  You'll help us to further develop our local market share and you'll contribute to the growth and success of the business by developing the reputation/brand of the firm, taking a proactive role in building and maintaining client relationships, both in terms of revenue growth and profitability from new and existing clients.   As a key member of the team you'll also be involved in business development activities, influence strategy for the team and help others to develop in this area.

What does the ideal candidate look like?

You'll already have experience in delivering first rate contentious advice gained at a City or leading regional firm with a confident and commercial approach.  Just as important is your ability to apply a forensic intelligence to complex issues on behalf of our clients, a proactive attitude to work and a level of personal resilience to support challenging yet rewarding cases.  You'll have experience of supervising the technical work of others and enjoy devoting dedicated time to share your expertise. Your strong internal and external networking skills will help you generate work in your own right. 

So what's in it for you?

Working with the highest calibre clients, in a collaborative, collegiate environment this is a great opportunity for an experienced litigator.  For the right person, we can offer a fantastic platform from which to build your business case for partnership.  Our culture is focused on our people - we place real value on personal as well as professional development and you'll have plenty of opportunities to learn from true leaders in their field. 

In addition, through our D&I practices and programmes we work hard to ensure that difference is visibly valued and welcomed. Visit our D&I page to find out more.

And that's not all, alongside a competitive salary you'll receive a flexible benefits package so you can pick and choose between the benefits that matter most to you.

If you think this role is for you, why not get in touch to find out more; my name is Samantha and you can reach me on 0117 989 6521, or connect with me on LinkedIn


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