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Junior Legal Counsel - Litigation

A unique opportunity has arisen for a litigator to join the in-house team of a leading global organisation. Working closely with the General Counsel in an experienced and established legal team. You will be involved in a breadth of large-scale commercial litigation & regulatory disputes work.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Strategic case management & assistance with complex, large-scale commercial disputes on behalf of the firm including preparation of defence and other court documents.
  • Working across a variety of litigation matters and areas of law, including client disputes and litigation, professional indemnity matters, employment and partnership issues, debt recovery and general commercial advice.
  • Liaising and reporting to insurers, underwriters as well as providing strategic advice to the business and liaising closely with the global team.
Key Requirements:

 You will possess:
  • Ideally up to 2/3 years’ PAE in general commercial litigation gained within a top-tier, leading mid-tier or in-house global disputes practice.
  • Exposure to or experience in one or more of: regulatory matters, third party document requests, employment law, partnership matters, technology disputes, corporate insolvency, and confidentiality and privacy obligations would also be advantageous.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities
  • You will also be motivated with a can-do attitude.
In return, you will receive:
  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • Opportunity for promotion internally.
  • A friendly, collegiate and supportive working environment.
  • Flexible working practices.
 
To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Camilla Overall on 029 195 2981/0421 171 391.