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Senior Legal Counsel - Litigation & Disputes

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

Description 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Strategic case management & assistance with complex, large-scale commercial disputes on behalf of the firm.
  • 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
  • Briefing and instructing external solicitors, counsel and internal and external experts where necessary.
  • Providing strategic advice to the business across a diverse range of practice groups.
Profile

You will possess:
  • Ideally 6-10 years’ PAE in general commercial litigation gained within a top-tier, leading mid-tier or in-house global disputes practice.
  • Experience responding to regulators, including managing responses to regulatory notices, investigations and compliance issues.
  • Strong technical skills and strategic approach.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships with both internal & external stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to manage and mentor junior lawyers.
Job Offer

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.