Associate (2 Years+ PQE)
London - City
A leading firm based in the city of London with an exceptional reputation that has continued to grow for over 200 years are currently seeking a litigator to join their Commercial Disputes- Banking and Financial Disputes Team.
The Banking and Financial Disputes Team
The team is particularly active in banking and financial markets litigation in the Commercial Court (and the new Financial List) but it also undertakes a significant amount of other complex commercial disputes work including civil fraud and professional negligence and judicial review in the commercial context. It is increasingly also acting for individuals and firms in regulatory enforcement matters.
Clients come from a variety of areas including property investors and developers, investment funds/asset managers and other financial market participants, investors, corporates, larger owner managed businesses including(typically larger) SMEs.
Ideally you will have a minimum of 2 years PQE. Experience of financial services related work is desirable but not absolutely essential provided the candidate can demonstrate an interest in that work and an aptitude for complex litigation. The role may be of interest to an applicant with a background in heavy banking disputes and regulatory investigations acting for banks who is looking for a more client facing and strategic role and wider exposure to different types of financial markets disputes and other commercial litigation. Alternatively, it may interest a general commercial litigator with extensive experience of high value and complex litigation (in the £10m - £500m bracket) and some experience of the area, who has an interest in combining financial services work with other commercial litigation.
You will benefit form a highly competitive salary, good work life balance and the opportunity to develop within the firm.
For more information please contact Catherine Knowles at Search Consultancy on or email
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