Associate in Eversheds Sutherland Manchester,England,UnitedKingdom

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About the job

Eversheds Sutherland represents the combination of two firms with a shared culture, values and commitment to client service excellence. We are each known for our commercial awareness and industry knowledge and for providing innovative and tailored solutions for every client.

As a full service law practice, we act for the public and private sector across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the US providing legal advice to clients across the Company Commercial, Employment, Labour & Pensions, Litigation and Dispute Management, and Real Estate practices.

With 74 offices across 35 countries worldwide, we have become one of the largest law practices in the world and a great place to work and develop your career.

The Group

With over 500 experienced attorneys, we are one of the top ten largest Litigation practices in the world. Internationally recognised, we are featured in The Lawyer Global Top 50, Global Investigations Review Top 100 and Global Arbitration Review Top 30. Our global Litigation team has led clients through some of the most complex disputes and challenging regulatory investigations around the world.

The Team

Our market leading, Band 1 ranked (Legal 500 and Chambers) Real Estate Litigation team advise on all property related disputes and contentious portfolio and asset management issues. Advising owners, developers, investors, management companies, end users and others in the development process; the team is instructed on a wide range of matters from asset management of nationwide portfolios to high profile court battles over iconic developments, and are behind some of the world’s biggest names as they protect their real estate interests.

The team are supported by the resources of a progressive, international firm and an award winning project management system that allows them to deliver better results for their clients.

The Role

As an integral part of our Real Estate Litigation team you will provide support on a wide variety of property dispute related problems for a range of clients including occupiers, investors, developers, financial institutions and government agencies

Whilst fully supported and supervised by senior members of the team, you will have your own case load and be encouraged and expected to form close relationships with all our clients. We make sure our team members spend as much time as possible in person with our clients. You will also be expected to get involved in marketing and business development activities, and be given plenty of opportunity to do so.

Skills and Experience

You will possess strong technical skills, with excellent academic qualifications. In addition you will be able to demonstrate exceptional organisation skills as well as your high attention to detail. You will provide a first rate client service both internally and externally.

Whilst experience as a trainee or paralegal in a Real Estate Litigation team is ideal, we will also consider candidates looking for a change of discipline or wanting to enter Real Estate Litigation as a new area of practice.

You should be a team player, client focused and a good communicator with a strong practical approach to your workload. A commitment of delivering quality service is essential, as is the ability to handle the demands of a heavy workload.

You should also be able to demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and ideally possess good knowledge (commensurate with your level of qualification) of the real estate markets and how they work.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Eversheds Sutherland, we recognise that having diverse talent across our business brings many benefits, and we are committed to accessing a wide range of views and thinking in all that we do. A culture of inclusion, where each person feels able to be their true self at work and reach their full potential is key. We recognise that bringing together the perspectives of individuals of all backgrounds, life experiences, preferences and beliefs is critical if we are to serve our global client base, people and communities as a leading global legal practice.

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to enable participation in the recruitment process, please contact us so that we can discuss how best to assist.

We are open to considering flexible working options for our vacancies. Whilst we are not able to offer flexible working across all of our roles, many of our people work flexibly in some way, and we would encourage you to talk to us about this during the hiring process if you would like to explore further.

We are a LGBT+ inclusive employer and are Stonewall Corporate Champions.

Company: Eversheds Sutherland

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Manchester,England,UnitedKingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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