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10 months ago
Salary: Competitive
Location: Cardiff
Job type: Permanent
Category: Associate Jobs
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Practice group/Global Operations team:

Litigation & Dispute Mgmt

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About Eversheds Sutherland:

Recognised by The Lawyer magazine as part of the “Litigation Elite”, Eversheds Sutherland’s team of experts acts for global clients in locations that include Asia, Middle East, Africa and Europe. Our people regularly deal with large-scale matters involving multiple jurisdictions for multi-nationals through our award winning and groundbreaking approach to project management. We are lawyers who think strategically as well as legally, and provide our dispute managers with the resources they need to use their skills to the fullest.

Our highly successful Real Estate Litigation team advises on all property related disputes and contentious portfolio management issues for a range of clients including blue chip corporate clients, financial institutions and government agencies. In all cases they are supported by the resources of an international firm and an award winning project management system that allows them to deliver better results for clients.

We have an opportunity for an Associate to join our Real Estate Litigation team in Cardiff.

Key responsibilities:

•As an integral part of the team, you will handle some of your own matters under supervision.

•Work on a broad range of property related problems for a range of clients including occupiers, investors, developers, financial institutions and government agencies.

•Involvement in all aspects of property disputes and contentious property issues along with property management issues including lease renewals and landlord and tenant disputes.

•Work on high profile, complex litigation.

Skills and experience:

•Strong technical skills, commercial acumen and excellent academic qualifications, ideally with a degree or equivalent, classification of 2:1 or higher.

•Ability to analyse complex factual situations and distil the key issues clearly and concisely and persuade others through logical reasoning.

•Strong problem solving capabilities.

•Able to provide a first rate client service both internally and externally.

•Proven track record of strong property work.

•‘Can do’ attitude and prepared to go the extra mile to ensure we are able to meet our clients’ needs.

•Team player with the ability to hit the ground running and make an impact.

Key competencies:

Typically, you will be 0-3 years PQE, to have gained the required breadth and depth of experience for this role.

A band of PQE as advertised on a role does not preclude applications from those candidates that may have more or less PQE. Our intention is only to indicate a guideline as to how long we would expect a qualified lawyer to have practised so as to have gained the necessary skills for the role as described.

We will consider applications from exceptional candidates with strong non contentious property experience and a commitment to developing a contentious career.

In addition to the above, Eversheds Sutherland also require awareness and full participation in the Firm’s commitment to equality and diversity, the environment and health and safety.

We’re a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we’ve built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through.

We are an LGBT inclusive employer and are Stonewall Corporate Champions.

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