Associate International Arbitration Team

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Law Firms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Pember

  • Contact email:

    charlottepember@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    CPB1124682_1571231835

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-15

Leading global firm is looking to hire a bright associate into its international arbitration team.

We have been a ranked as a top 10 Global Arbitration Practice by Global Arbitration Review for eight consecutive years.

The international arbitration practice focuses on the resolution of complex, high-value international business disputes. We represent leading businesses in a variety of sectors including energy and natural resources, TMT, consumer, life sciences, automotive and projects and infrastructure.

The London team consists of ten partners. Four of these partners focus on construction and engineering disputes with the remaining six focussing on commercial arbitration, as well as public international law and investment treaty matters.

The department is very busy with a significant caseload and pipeline and is looking for dynamic team players to add to its growing practice.

Responsibilities

Technical Ability

Has a strong academic background in public international law and in particular international investment law together with practical experience in these areas.

Has project and client management responsibility on cases, playing a leading role in ensuring timely delivery to high quality standards.

Shows a good knowledge of legal developments in the field of international arbitration and is actively engaged in the broader arbitration community through attending relevant events and membership of arbitration organisations.

Client Focus

Has a track record of developing good working relationships with clients.

Has responsibility for actively managing international arbitration cases to ensure profitability, quality and strong client relationships.

Team Work and Interpersonal Skills

Demonstrates an ability to act as a source of advice to others, sharing knowledge and expertise.

Has the ability to manage, develop and lead more junior members of a team.

Ability to work effectively with others.

Firm Mindedness

Understands the industry and market in which the practice and our clients operate and is keen to contribute to the continued growth of a leading arbitration practice.

Understands the responsibility to give back to our communities.

Understands the value of a diverse workforce

Candidate Profile

We have an opening for a first rate International Arbitration lawyer with investment arbitration experience. Experience gained within a top tier firm is preferred. It is essential that the candidate has a strong academic background (minimum 2.1 degree) with excellent written communication and drafting skills. The successful candidate will also have outstanding technical skills, together with the ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues and work well in a team. The ideal candidate will have between three to five years post qualification experience (or equivalent experience).

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