Commercial Litigation Specialist

Organisation
Frasia Wright Associates
Reference
FW4837
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Commercial Litigation
Job Type
Contract
Location
Cayman Islands
Salary
Competitive
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs
Expiry Date
01/09/2016 10:52:00
 Purpose of the role: Working as a key fee earner as part of a Partner led team, you will provide technically accurate legal advice on a range of issues, whilst developing and maintaining productive relationships with clients and intermed

Job Description

 Purpose of the role:

Working as a key fee earner as part of a Partner led team, you will provide technically accurate legal advice on a range of issues, whilst developing and maintaining productive relationships with clients and intermediaries alike.

 Your Key Responsibilities will include:

•    Support senior fee earners by providing technically sound legal advice directly to clients with appropriate supervision

•    Build productive and strong relationships both internally and externally

•    Manage 'work in progress and debt' in accordance with business standards

•    Contribute to producing fee estimates and quotations

•    Ensure clients are fully informed as to the fees and disbursements that will be incurred on each matter and provide updates as required

•    Begin to develop negotiating skills with client when producing fee estimates and quotations

•    Proactively ensure that all financial matters are timely and up to date

•    Coach and develop junior members of the team in conjunction with more senior team members, including delegating work as appropriate

•    Prepare briefs and perform research on relevant matters as instructed by the team

•    Prepare relevant documentation for Court and conducting relevant research, as well as conducting advocacy in Chambers and in open Court

•    Support liaison with overseas council

 Ideally you will be:

•    Qualified Lawyer with up to 5 years of PQE

•    Experience from a relevant law firm environment, ideally within a Magic/Silver Circle firm (or large Scottish firm)

•    Excellent drafting and written communication skills

•    Advocacy experience gained via Court appearances is referred

 

Salary Range: US$ 150,000- US$190,000

(Assignment 8793)

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