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Tax Litigation Lawyer

Jameson Legal
England, London, City of London
£125000 - £140000 per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Our client is one of the world's most prestigious law firms. They are particularly well known for their disputes practice, as well as a tax team which offers clients unrivalled expertise across several specialist fields including insurance, investment funds, energy, outsourcing, asset management, real estate, corporate rescue and restructuring finance.

The tax disputes team is Tier 1 ranked, and handles all manner of contentious tax engagements with tax authorities and commercial counterparties, including:

  • Contentious business tax and personal tax issues.
  • Double tax treaty and investment treaty disputes.
  • Civil and criminal tax fraud proceedings.
  • Tax related professional negligence and mis-selling claims.

Due to continued demand for their services, the team are now looking for an additional junior tax lawyer in the London office. This role would suit a lawyer with contentious tax expertise, who would benefit from moving to one of the world's leading dispute resolution firms. Alternatively, a transactional or advisory tax lawyer might appreciate the opportunity to work on high-profile disputes and issues without any question of sacrificing technical skill and development.

In order to be considered you will have:

  • A strong academic background.
  • Most likely 0.5-2 years' post-qualification experience as either a commercial litigator with an interest in tax disputes, or a transactional or advisory tax lawyer looking to focus on litigation (experience of either sort will most likely have been gained at a large (probably international) law firm.

Candidates currently at the Bar looking to transition to a law firm would also be considered.

In addition, you will have gained:

  • Strong foundation legal skills, including drafting, negotiation and project management skills; people management and business development skills.
  • You will also need to be a bright self-starter looking for a challenge, with excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate with individuals at all levels.

A full job description will be available on application. This position is a stellar opportunity to grow your career with a very strong team.

For further information, please send your CV in complete confidence to or call David on +44(0)7860774391 for a confidential discussion.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

Please note: Where a level of experience, such as 'PQE', is indicated, please note that this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience

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Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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+44 203 427 3148
24 Greville Street
United Kingdom

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