Litigation/Arbitration PSL - Job Vacancy

Ref: BBBH17581_1524489480

  • Location: City of London, England
  • Salary: Any per annum
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  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Added: 4/23/2018 2:18:04 PM
  • Start Date: ASAP
Rare opportunity Litigation and Arbitration Solicitor, min 3 yrs PQE, to join an international law firm as a junior Professional Support Lawyer. The key function of the role will be to create, maintain and develop training, knowhow and BD resources for the firm's contentious practice.

In particular, the PSL will be responsible for:


* Coordinate, update and further develop the firm's programme for contentious trainees with support from an experienced litigation paralegal, including presenting training sessions as appropriate and making and implementing recommendations based on feedback collected
* Organise the firm's programme for newly-qualified contentious lawyers in conjunction with the University of Law
* Collaborate with the senior PSL on the development and delivery of the firm's internal training programme for contentious lawyers
* Maintain and publicise within the firm a calendar of relevant training available to contentious fee-earners from internal and external sources


* Take a lead role in developing and maintaining the firm's knowhow, precedents and templates in relation to English litigation, ADR and arbitration, identifying where these can be obtained through existing subscriptions to PLC, LexisPSL, Kluwer Arbitration or others and those areas where bespoke materials should be produced and maintained for the disputes teams
* Identify and supervise implementation of improvements to the practice's intranet knowhow pages
* Coordinate the delivery of monthly internal Matrix knowhow meetings, including preparing agenda, liaising with paralegals, Reception and Facilities regarding meeting arrangements, presenting agenda items as required and circulating materials as appropriate
* Provide current awareness updates to support the firm's competition litigation practice, injunctions blog, and other areas as required
* Facilitate knowledge-sharing and an awareness of knowledge resources throughout the Matrix
* Generally support all the teams making up the English disputes practice, including day-to-day queries, referring more complex queries to the senior PSL as appropriate

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