Hogan Lovells London, United Kingdom
Jan 15, 2018Contract
International Arbitration Senior Associate 12 months FTC - London Ref 1113 Country UK Area Legal Specialism International Arbitration Location London Department Overview Hogan Lovells' International Arbitration team is a dynamic and market leading practice. We have been a ranked as a top 10 Global Arbitration Practice by Global Arbitration Review for eight consecutive years. We are recognised as a Band 2 practice by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 in the UK. The London office is a key hub for the growing international arbitration practice at Hogan Lovells. The international arbitration practice focuses on the resolution of complex, high-value international business disputes. We represent leading businesses in a variety of sectors including energy and natural resources, TMT, consumer, life sciences, automotive and projects and infrastructure. The London team consists of ten partners. Four of these partners focus on construction and engineering disputes with the remaining six focussing on commercial arbitration, as well as public international law and investment treaty matters. The department is very busy with a significant caseload and pipeline and is looking for dynamic team players to add to its growing practice. Responsibilities Senior international arbitration lawyer with day-to-day responsibility for client relationship and matter management, a high degree of expertise in managing teams on significant arbitration cases. Technical Ability Has a comprehensive working knowledge of international arbitration including the rules of leading institutions such as the LCIA and ICC. Has project and client management responsibility on cases, playing a leading role in ensuring timely delivery to high quality standards. Shows a good knowledge of legal developments in the field of international arbitration and is actively engaged in the broader arbitration community through attending relevant events and membership of arbitration organisations. Client Focus Has a track record of developing good working relationships with clients. Has responsibility for actively managing international arbitration cases to ensure profitability, quality and strong client relationships. Team Work and Interpersonal Skills Demonstrates an ability to act as a source of advice to others, sharing knowledge and expertise. Has the ability to manage, develop and lead more junior members of a team. Ability to work effectively with others. Firm Mindedness Understands the industry and market in which the practice and our clients operate and is keen to contribute to the continued growth of a leading arbitration practice. Understands the responsibility to give back to our communities. Understands the value of a diverse workforce. Candidate Profile We have an opening for a first rate International Arbitration lawyer with general/commercial international arbitration experience. Experience gained within a top tier firm is preferred. It is essential that the candidate has a strong academic background (minimum 2.1 degree) with excellent written communication and drafting skills. The successful candidate will also have outstanding technical skills, together with the ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues and work well in a team. The ideal candidate will be a mid-level to senior associate with three to six years' post-qualification experience. Agile Working Statement & Equal Opportunities Policy Agile Working Statement Our goal is to embed flexibility across our business by giving everyone the opportunity to work in an agile way, whether as a regular pattern or on an ad hoc basis, and we will be happy to discuss this further.