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Defamation & Commercial Litigation Associate

Global brand is seeking a highly motivated 2-5 year commercial litigator with expertise or a keen interest in media & defamation work to join a growing practice of a global firm.
 
Working closely with a well-respected Partner and Special Counsel in this specialist area, you will have the opportunity to become involved in a mix of high value commercial litigation & high profile/sensitive defamation work both on the plaintiff and defendant side. You will also be involved in defamation work with insurer clients.
The successful applicant will have the following skillset:
  • A minimum of 2-5 years PAE gained within a top-tier, mid-tier or specialist law firm either in commercial disputes or insurance litigation. Some defamation exposure would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Strong academics with demonstrated experience drafting complex advice & court attendance;
  • Commercial approach with a keen interest in marketing, business development & client events;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Ability to manage and run your own caseload of files autonomously.
In return you will have an opportunity to work with a:
 
  • High-profile, global client base
  • The opportunity to work with a Chambers-rated leading practitioner in defamation.
  • Strong career progression prospects
  • Warm, friendly & open-door culture.
 
For a confidential discussion about this role, and all of your options in the current market, please contact Camilla Overall on 0421 171 391 or alternatively, email your resume to camillaoverall@future-you.com.au.