Dispute Resolution Lawyer

Employer
Burges Salmon
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive + benefits
Closing date
16 Sep 2019

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Sector/Practice Area
Dispute Resolution, Commercial Litigation
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
PQE
1-3 years
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We’re growing our Dispute Resolution team.  We've already recruited a number of lawyers and are looking for more. 

Team

Our lawyers are “pragmatic, sensible and intelligent” (Chambers).  Our Dispute Resolution team is a major UK litigation practice which is “very commercially orientated” (Chambers).  We are recognised for handling a broad range of disputes for significant national and international clients. 

Burges Salmon has been named RollOnFriday Law Firm of the year for three consecutive years.

Work

We have built a strong reputation for core litigation services and have developed significant disputes practices in a range of industry sectors and legal specialisms including Transport, Financial Services, Energy, Pensions, Fraud & White Collar Crime, Banking, IP, Heath & Safety, Food, Agriculture and Real Estate.

Our junior lawyers get to work across a range of different practice areas before specialising and the nature of cases they handle range from team working on market leading, complex litigation to commercial cases for which they can assume prime responsibility.

Our clients operate in both the private and public sectors, and include Airbus, BBC, Coca Cola HBC, Discovery Channel, Eurostar, Harrods, FirstGroup, Victoria's Secret, The Crown Estate, National Crime Agency, Nationwide Building Society and Royal Bank of Scotland. 

We carry out litigation in London, internationally and throughout the rest of the UK, so candidates will be expected to have the flexibility to work in different locations and before different tribunals.  We are regularly involved in arbitrations and in industry-specific dispute resolution procedures, as well as acting in major regulatory and criminal investigations.

Requirements

You should have excellent academics, coupled with evidence of good quality training and experience gained at a firm with a reputation for high quality commercial disputes work.  You should be a strong team player with excellent interpersonal, client and commercial skills.  You will also need to be adaptable and able to deal with complex work.

More information

https://www.burges-salmon.com/expertise/core-expertise/dispute-resolution/

We're committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working patterns.

Contact

For further information please contact, in confidence: victoria.lewton@burges-salmon.com 

Tel: 0117 307 6942

Applications

Please click on the link to upload your CV and covering letter.

Burges Salmon is an Equal Opportunity employer.

No agencies please.

Burges Salmon is the independent UK law firm whose unique model and collaborative culture delivers the best mix of advice, service and value.

Our clients range from the largest private and public sector organisations and institutions, to entrepreneurial businesses and wealthy individuals and families. Working from our offices in Bristol and London, we have built a progressive service culture based on collaboration and teamwork that is shaped around the needs of our clients to deliver a fantastic service and experience.

Operating in selected markets where our knowledge, experience and skills deliver highly effective solutions to our clients’ complex needs, we aim aims to be a leader not a follower in these markets. Burges Salmon works for clients in all three UK jurisdictions and across the globe, through an international network of leading independent law firms – our preferred firms.

Our objective is to provide clients with excellent service and advice, working with these preferred firms around the world to meet clients’ international needs, where relevant. The firm’s international experience spans all major sector and practice areas and primarily focuses on supporting its international clients around the world and overseas clients with their investment activities into the UK.

We are also focused on a number of corporate responsibility activities and collaborate with a wide range of organisations to build strong, sustainable relationships that have a lasting impact across three main areas: community, education and environment.  The firm was a founder member of the Legal Sustainability Alliance and, is committed to working collaboratively to take action on climate change by reducing our carbon footprint and adopting environmentally sustainable practices.

Burges Salmon is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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