Associate - Litigation

  • Job Reference: 8320
  • Date Posted: 5 December 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work as part of the team providing a full range of litigation services to clients in Jersey. This will entail supporting the partner(s) and taking principal responsibility as appropriate for cases involving a variety of contentious work, including contentious trust and company, cross border fraud and insolvency.
Main responsibilities
- Providing an efficient and high quality legal support service to the partners (or senior lawyers) across all aspects of their client work to include researching, writing opinions, reviewing documentation, drafting, preparing cases for court.
- Assisting in the promotion and development of the litigation team as a whole in the Channel Islands and across our jurisdictions by working with the Partners and assistants across the jurisdictions and engaging in business development and know how activities.
- Taking personal responsibility for the management of matters (with appropriate supervision depending on your level).
Qualifications
- The right candidate will have a UK or Commonwealth legal qualification with between 2 and 6 years post qualification experience.
- Being qualified as a Jersey advocate is desirable but not essential.
Knowledge/skills/experience
- Relevant litigation experience.
- Excellent written and verbal English skills.
- Good drafting and research skills.