Director of Litigation

Competitive
Permanent
London
07 Apr 2020
BBBH757654

Director of Litigation required for FTSE listed services company

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Disputes lawyer to lead the in-house litigation team of a well known FTSE listed services company.

The incumbent will advise various business leaders in order for them to manage risk. You will be responsible for managing a mixed caseload of high value and complex contentious matters, together with lower value and higher volume civil claims and contentious employment matters. The role carries a broad range of responsibility including litigation, arbitration and ADR. It involves some management of external counsel where needed.

Working directly with the General Counsel, you will provide strategic input on a range of matters to avoid claims and and potential hazards; you will achieve cost effective resolutions and implement litigation process across the Group

Candidate Requirements

  • Qualified Solicitor or Barrister with at least 8 years' PQE.
  • Expert applied knowledge and insightful and relevant experience of managing complex and high value commercial disputes and dispute resolution processes
  • Ideally experience of working in house, but this is not a prerequisite.

To discuss this role is more detail and to receive the full job description, please contact James Franklin at Morgan McKinley in confidence.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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