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Solicitor: Disputes (Peterborough or Cambridge)


Greenwoods Solicitors
Location: Cambridge
Job type: Permanent
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Disputes Solicitor 2-4 Years PQE - Peterborough

Department Disputes PQE range 2-4 years PQE Reporting Director: Huw Wallis to Read more about Huw here: javascript:void(0); Full time Monday - Friday (9:00am - 5:30pm) Hours We are also open to discuss proposals for part time working arrangements. Peterborough / Cambridge We are flexible about whether you are based in our Peterborough or Cambridge Location office, but there is a requirement to work from Peterborough for most of the
working week. There will also be a requirement to work from our London office as
required. Our office locations: javascript:void(0); This is an exciting role for an experienced solicitor with a track record in working on
complex, high value High Court commercial disputes, to become a key part of our
established team.

For a firm of our size, the Greenwoods Disputes team takes on cases of
disproportionately high value, often referred by City firms. This means that we can
offer a varied diet of claims rare in the region including directors/shareholder
disputes, injunctions, banking and financial services claims and breach of warranty
claims. Most of the disputes we deal with include an international element. The Opportunity This hands-on role presents a great opportunity for the right candidate to shine in a
small team.

The role involves: • Assisting our Partner-level Director Huw Wallis and his team by supporting

them with specific tasks on significant cases; • Dealing with clients, colleagues and counsel on a daily basis; • Managing a small portfolio of your own cases of lower value; • Assisting in the team’s various marketing efforts. We are a fast-growing commercial firm based in London, Peterborough and
Cambridge. The Disputes team currently consists of 10 people: 2 Directors, 2
Associate Directors, 1 Associate, 2 Senior Solicitors, 1 Solicitor, 1 Chartered Legal
Executive and a Secretarial Co-ordinator. Most of the team are based in
Peterborough, but work is also carried out in the Cambridge office and the team
regularly works from the London office. The Team
For further details please visit: javascript:void(0);
disputes
The Legal 500 consistently rates Greenwoods as a first-tier law firm for our excellent
commercial litigation work. Recent comments include: “Greenwoods Solicitors LLP is one of Peterborough’s most widely respected firms and Greenwoods Solicitors LLP Peterborough | Cambridge | London

February 2015

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its dispute resolution team continues to build its profile across the region and
beyond…“Superb, friendly and professional… a City-style service at Cambridge rates…straight-talking, realistic with an impressive list of national and international clients”. Key facts: • Our clients include multinational companies and PLCs seeking a high

quality individual service at regional rates, as well as local businesses and
private individuals; • Uniquely, the department has strong London and international client followings through “best friend” referrals from magic circle and silver circle law firms. This
accounts for roughly one-third of the department’s growing workload; • The team continues to also advise the largest commercial clients in the
region; • Over recent years we have developed a niche in fraud and financial
services litigation; • We also act under innovative DBA funding arrangements; • Our lawyers are recognised as experts in their fields by both Chambers
and Legal 500 guides.

Our ideal candidate: • Has 2-4 years’ PQE with a good track record of working on complex commercial
disputes; • Has experience of working in a commercial litigation department in a reputable,
commercial law firm; • Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills, a collegiate approach and an ability
to form strong relationships with colleagues and clients alike; • Has an ability to prioritise workloads whilst remaining resilient under Ideal pressure and competing demands; candidate • Is a self-starter, motivated to take on new challenges and be capable of
working to deadlines; • Has a positive “can-do” attitude; • Possesses strong communication skills, a flexible approach and a willingness
and desire to accelerate their career through a varied, complex and high value
case load.

Greenwoods has strength in mentoring and coaching individuals to enable them to
achieve professional growth.

First interviews will be carried out by Huw Wallis and Adele Whaley Associate
Director in Peterborough.
Interviews Second interviews will be with Jamie McConnell Associate and a member of the HR
team in Peterborough, and will include an opportunity to meet the wider team in
Peterborough. To apply for this role, please send your CV with a covering letter to our HR and Recruitment

Coordinator, Sophie Easteal. You can .ukYou can apply via the link below or send them by post to:
Greenwoods Solicitors LLP, Monkstone House, City Road, Peterborough, PE1 1JE Greenwoods Solicitors LLP Peterborough | Cambridge | London
February 2015

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Disputes Solicitor 2-4 Years PQE - Peterborough

Department Disputes PQE range 2-4 years PQE Reporting Director: Huw Wallis to Read more about Huw here: javascript:void(0); Full time Monday - Friday (9:00am - 5:30pm) Hours We are also open to discuss proposals for part time working arrangements. Peterborough / Cambridge We are flexible about whether you are based in our Peterborough or Cambridge Location office, but there is a requirement to work from Peterborough for most of the
working week. There will also be a requirement to work from our London office as
required. Our office locations: javascript:void(0); This is an exciting role for an experienced solicitor with a track record in working on
complex, high value High Court commercial disputes, to become a key part of our
established team.

For a firm of our size, the Greenwoods Disputes team takes on cases of
disproportionately high value, often referred by City firms. This means that we can
offer a varied diet of claims rare in the region including directors/shareholder
disputes, injunctions, banking and financial services claims and breach of warranty
claims. Most of the disputes we deal with include an international element. The Opportunity This hands-on role presents a great opportunity for the right candidate to shine in a
small team.

The role involves: • Assisting our Partner-level Director Huw Wallis and his team by supporting

them with specific tasks on significant cases; • Dealing with clients, colleagues and counsel on a daily basis; • Managing a small portfolio of your own cases of lower value; • Assisting in the team’s various marketing efforts. We are a fast-growing commercial firm based in London, Peterborough and
Cambridge. The Disputes team currently consists of 10 people: 2 Directors, 2
Associate Directors, 1 Associate, 2 Senior Solicitors, 1 Solicitor, 1 Chartered Legal
Executive and a Secretarial Co-ordinator. Most of the team are based in
Peterborough, but work is also carried out in the Cambridge office and the team
regularly works from the London office. The Team
For further details please visit: javascript:void(0);
disputes
The Legal 500 consistently rates Greenwoods as a first-tier law firm for our excellent
commercial litigation work. Recent comments include: “Greenwoods Solicitors LLP is one of Peterborough’s most widely respected firms and Greenwoods Solicitors LLP Peterborough | Cambridge | London

February 2015

------------

its dispute resolution team continues to build its profile across the region and
beyond…“Superb, friendly and professional… a City-style service at Cambridge rates…straight-talking, realistic with an impressive list of national and international clients”. Key facts: • Our clients include multinational companies and PLCs seeking a high

quality individual service at regional rates, as well as local businesses and
private individuals; • Uniquely, the department has strong London and international client followings through “best friend” referrals from magic circle and silver circle law firms. This
accounts for roughly one-third of the department’s growing workload; • The team continues to also advise the largest commercial clients in the
region; • Over recent years we have developed a niche in fraud and financial
services litigation; • We also act under innovative DBA funding arrangements; • Our lawyers are recognised as experts in their fields by both Chambers
and Legal 500 guides.

Our ideal candidate: • Has 2-4 years’ PQE with a good track record of working on complex commercial
disputes; • Has experience of working in a commercial litigation department in a reputable,
commercial law firm; • Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills, a collegiate approach and an ability
to form strong relationships with colleagues and clients alike; • Has an ability to prioritise workloads whilst remaining resilient under Ideal pressure and competing demands; candidate • Is a self-starter, motivated to take on new challenges and be capable of
working to deadlines; • Has a positive “can-do” attitude; • Possesses strong communication skills, a flexible approach and a willingness
and desire to accelerate their career through a varied, complex and high value
case load.

Greenwoods has strength in mentoring and coaching individuals to enable them to
achieve professional growth.

First interviews will be carried out by Huw Wallis and Adele Whaley Associate
Director in Peterborough.
Interviews Second interviews will be with Jamie McConnell Associate and a member of the HR
team in Peterborough, and will include an opportunity to meet the wider team in
Peterborough. To apply for this role, please send your CV with a covering letter to our HR and Recruitment

Coordinator, Sophie Easteal. You can .ukYou can apply via the link below or send them by post to:
Greenwoods Solicitors LLP, Monkstone House, City Road, Peterborough, PE1 1JE Greenwoods Solicitors LLP Peterborough | Cambridge | London
February 2015

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