Senior Associate (Dispute Resolution)
Senior Associate (Dispute Resolution)Job Reference: ASH-20-0609-2
Job Position: Fee Earner; Lawyer; Legal Executive; Newly Qualified; Solicitor
Practice Area: Dispute Resolution
Job Type: Permanent: Full-time
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
PQE: 5 years + PQE
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable DOE + Excellent benefits
An exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded and modern dispute resolution team, who take a collaborative and inclusive approach to the work they perform.
You will work closely with the entire team and will be required to undertake fee-earning work and provide a profitable contribution to the work of the team and the firm. The role will require a modern and commercial approach to disputes.
You will draft court documents, such as: pleadings, witness statements, statements of costs, cost schedules and orders; property notices under sections 25-27 and 40 LTA 1954, section 146 notices, section 8 notices, section 21 notices, and TIWGA notice and concise letters/emails of advice and correspondence to opponents and third parties.
The role would require you to work with the team on commercial disputes as well as contentious property disputes.
A significant and substantial part of the role will be to proactively engage in Business Development and Marketing and with the assistance of the team develop and implement a Business Development and Marketing plan tailored to the Thames Valley market. There will be a significant opportunity to generate your own work and networks for the Thames Valley.
You will have at least 5 years PQE and experience of contested and uncontested business lease renewals under the LTA 1954, Dilapidations claims, Possession claims, Service charge claims, Easement and restrictive covenant disputes, Proprietary estoppel claims, Injunctions, Party Wall Act disputes and Enfranchisement and, have an understanding of risk and best practice and a commitment to a collaborative approach to problem-solving.
An award winning UK Top 200, top tier commercial law firm, with their main offices located throughout the Central South and London. Committed to staff development and with a clear strategy for success, this firm is known as being an employer of choice across the country. The firm has experienced an unprecedented level of growth in the last 10 years and continues to go from success to success.
For further information and to register your interest for this position, please apply below or contact Stacey Simon on 01202 797518 or at email@example.com
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