Dispute Resolution Senior Associate - Russia focus

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
03 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Experience / PQE
PQE 10+, PQE 6 - 10 years
Contract Type

Our client is a leading international full service law firm is looking for a mid to senior level Dispute Resolution associate to join its small but growing London practice.   The role will focus on working with litigation arising from Russia/CIS – therefore similar experience is a prerequisite. Russian language skills would be a major advantage.   The ideal candidate will have both litigation and arbitration experience, and therefore is likely to come from a large international, Anglos Saxon, US or a boutique law firm.   The nature of the disputes handled is diverse including sanctions related disputes, banking litigation, offshore shareholder and JV disputes and ICSID/BIT arbitrations.  You will have responsibility for navigating the litigation process including working closely with counterparty law firms and selecting and managing arbitrators etc.   The practice is recognized as top tier in legal directories – the work is diverse, challenging and often high profile. You will have direct client contact, working under the supervision of one of the practice’s partners, and you will have significant responsibility for numerous cases from the outset. The firm does not have a target driven culture and your will have the flexibility of working at home from time to time and indeed candidates seeking to work 4 days a week would be welcome to apply. The firm is highly profitable and in a position to attract candidates from most firms.