Litigation Associate

Recruiter
Jones Kemp
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Market rate
Posted
16 Oct 2019
Closes
13 Nov 2019
Ref
jklitas1
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Our client, a top-tier law firm, are looking for Commercial Litigators, at all levels, to join their our ever-growing firm.

Key Skills

  • High level of academic ability and committed to producing consistent, accurate and quality work.
  • Excellent organisation skills and proven ability to prioritise and manage workflows.
  • Professional, focused approach to work and a desire to learn.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to grasp unfamiliar concepts and apply lateral and divergent thinking.
  • Self-motivated and high level of initiative.

Key Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate a team of associates and paralegals working closely with our partners to prepare High Court cases for trial.  The cases include applications for Judicial Review.
  • Day to day management of a litigation case load, undertaking legal research and drafting notes and opinions, interviewing witnesses and preparing evidence, preparing applications.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Good up-to-date knowledge of High Court practice.
  • Excellent academic qualifications from a highly regarded university, in particular a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours (or equivalent).
  • Trained and qualified as a solicitor or barrister in the United Kingdom or a Commonwealth country.
  • At least 2 years’ Call or Post Qualification Experience.

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