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Dispute Resolution Associate

  • Competitive Salary
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Permanent
  • Legal, Private Practice

My client, a well regarded Legal 500 firm in Leeds City Centre, are looking for a Commercial Disputes Associate to join one of the largest and most successful Litigation and Dispute Resolution teams in the UK.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, hardworking, and self-motivated solicitor with strong attention. The successful Commercial Disputes Associate will be:

    • Gaining experience and knowledge working for major clients operating in key sectors of banking and alternative lending, real estate development, energy waste and infrastructure, food and drink, complex high value machinery, private equity and retail and leisure.
    • Working in specialist areas as well as general disputes practice and encouraged to develop your own specialism that excites you, whether that be in reputation management, public procurement, protection of confidential information, fraud and asset tracing, pensions disputes or a range of other specialist areas.
    • Building close collaborative working relationships with your own team and with a network across the wider firm.
    • Dealing with advisory work (dispute avoidance, pre-disputes assessments) as well as experiencing the full range of formal disputes work covering litigation, arbitration, expert determination, adjudication and mediation.

The successful Commercial Disputes Associate;

  • 1-3 years PQE
  • Have strong commercial acumen and understanding of the industry and business of the client
  • A proven track record of competent financial management, ability to meet client expectations and sound case management skills
  • Good IT skills

In return, my client is offering a competitive salary, hybrid working, bonus scheme, generous holidays etc.

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity, please contact Aimee Mann at Sellick Partnership.

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Aimee Mann Recruitment Consultant

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