A great time to join a hard-working and friendly group of around 60 lawyers has arisen for a Commercial Litigation Associate & Senior Associate as DAS Law is going through a period of sustained growth across their litigation teams, they have a range of vacancies focused on commercial litigation and property misrepresentation cases at both Associate and Senior Associate level in their Bristol Office.
Why should you join them?
DAS Law has a unique and compelling business model which sets them apart from other mid- sized firms. The insurance arm of DAS underwrites legal expenses insurance and has millions of customers across the UK. When customers face a legal problem, whether a contract, property, employment or personal injury dispute, their legal cover gives them access to a panel of skilled lawyers to help resolve those disputes. DAS Law sits at the heart of that panel, and therefore benefits from a steady influx of cases every year from the insurance group. In 2022 they took over 800 cases into the complex litigation teams alone.
Only a stone’s throw from Bristol Temple Meads station, they have newly refurbished and modern city centre offices. Their staff are at the heart of everything they do, and they support flexible working options, and are happy to discuss part-time hours for these opportunities.
Headed up by Will Ellerton, you will join a highly skilled and supportive team specialising in multi-track and complex litigation with a particular focus on commercial litigation and property misrepresentation cases. DAS insurance business generates over 600 of these cases per year and 2023 sees them moving up a gear to take the majority of these.
As a team they are passionate and enthusiastic about what they do. There is a genuine commitment to giving their people early responsibility and they will regularly run cases from inception to ADR or trial.
Skills and Experiences
For all of these roles, they are looking for a good level of experience in a range of litigation matters arising from-
Business-to-business sale of goods
Supply of services
Bonus and commission disputes
Insurance coverage matters
Property misrepresentation is also an advantage.
Their senior associate positions will be supervisor roles and will therefore require experience of running a small team of lawyers.
All roles will require a good understanding of the Civil Procedure Rules as well as experience in resolving disputes by all forms of ADR and especially mediation.
In addition to a steady supply of high-quality litigation from DAS Insurance Group, they offer a highly competitive benefits package including-
Host of products aimed at wellbeing, including weekly exercise classes