Associate – Commercial Litigation – Bristol
Due to growth, we are looking for an Associate (three to six years PQE) to join our well-regarded team in Bristol, working on a range of commercial disputes work.
Hours: Full Time
Vacancy Reference: 687-LBL
Our Bristol Commercial Litigation team is led by Partners Alex Jakubowski and Richard Moore, further supported by two Senior Associates, an Associate and a Solicitor. Consistently ranked highly in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, our team have considerable experience in resolving disputes across a wide range of industries and sectors.
As an Associate in this motivated but highly collegiate team you will enjoy a wide variety of dispute resolution work. The team handle claims including contract disputes, professional negligence, banking, IP, defamation, fraud, partnership and shareholder disputes for a wide variety of commercial and corporate clients.
The range and quality of our caseload makes it an exceptional base to develop you career in litigation.
Beyond your caseload, we’ll expect you to get involved in a range of business development activities and play a full part as a member of a supportive team.
This role will allow you to work flexibly, splitting your week between your home working environment and one of our offices.
It is an integral part of this role that you comply with information security and all firm policies and procedures.
You should be proactive and flexible in working both individually and as part of a team and be able to prioritise a number of different projects effectively. You may have spent some time undertaking professional negligence work, if not, you will have general commercial litigation experience.
Communication will be one of your strong points, both written and oral, and you will be enthusiastic about delivering excellent quality service to your clients. We expect you to be able to use your initiative, and be a forward-planner, anticipating your clients’ needs in advance wherever possible.
We are looking for someone with very good academic achievement wishing to develop their career as a litigator and who also displays initiative, pragmatism, common sense and excellent client skills, who is looking to build a career and develop a reputation within this very strong, friendly and supportive team.
To be successful in the role you will be driven and ambitious with the ability to develop your existing experience in our highly-regarded team.
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