International Arbitration Senior Associate / Associate - ( 20000026 )
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is a global law firm with a long-standing track record of successfully supporting the world's leading national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments on ground-breaking and business-critical mandates.
Our London office is at the heart of our global network, in one of the most exciting world cities.
Our work includes a broad range of commercial disputes and work in specialist areas such as banking, financial services and securities, construction and engineering, energy, EU and antitrust, environmental, planning and regulatory, fraud, human rights, insurance and reinsurance law, intellectual property and information technology, international arbitration, product liability, professional negligence, property, public international law, and restructuring and insolvency.
Freshfields’ dispute resolution practice spans 19 offices with more than 800 lawyers and is recognised as having market leading litigation, arbitration, investigation and risk management practices across the globe.
Our International Arbitration Group (IAG) in London works on a wide range of cross-border disputes, including the most complex and interesting commercial and investment treaty arbitrations, as well as significant public international law mandates The London IAG team is top tier-ranked in Chambers 2020 for all three of those practice areas.
Freshfields IAG globally is widely recognised as the world’s leading international arbitration practice across all key jurisdictions and industry sectors. We offer innovative advice and strategies so our clients can succeed in their most challenging disputes. The truly global nature of our practice sets us apart. We conduct arbitrations all over the world, whatever the governing law of the dispute, the language of the arbitration, the applicable arbitration rules or the subject matter of the dispute. We also take disputes from cradle to grave, including conducting the advocacy at oral hearings.
Role summary/purpose of job
We are currently looking for a lawyer to join our international arbitration group (IAG) in London. The team includes some of the world’s best known practitioners conducting some of the largest, most complex and high-profile arbitrations in the market. The successful candidate will likely be at senior associate level, or a particularly ambitious and talented mid-level associate, bringing strong case manager and ‘second seat’ experience. A mix of commercial and investment arbitration experience is required. Ideally, candidates will also have experience of, and appetite for, oral advocacy.
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Key requirements (Communication/skills/experience)
Closing date: 26 March 2020
If you have any questions, please contact Shahrina Choudhury: Shahrina.Choudhury@freshfields.com
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Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Standard
Job Posting: Feb 14, 2020, 8:56:40 PM
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