Our client is a world-leading law firm, highly ranked in the legal directories for their litigation expertise. Due to the volume of work, they are currently looking to secure a Senior Associate with notable Class Actions experience to join their market-leading litigation team on an 18 month fixed term contract. Ideally, candidates should be able to start immediately or at short notice.
This particular contract will require the successful candidate to provide matter management support on a major Class Action. The successful litigation lawyer will act as a lead lawyer, delegating and providing feedback to junior members of the team and communicating progress tasks to the Partner and wider team members. There will also be an element of supervision.
Successful candidates are likely to be qualified lawyers in England & Wales or another commonwealth jurisdiction (such as New Zealand or Australia, for example), and possess upwards of 4 years’ PQE in handling big ticket litigation or class actions. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate strong drafting, negotiation and project management skills, along with some experience in supervising and/or mentoring more junior team members.
This role presents a superb opportunity for the successful candidate to join a world-leading law firm in their top tier litigation team for a period of 18 months to work on a major class action.