Associate - Dispute Resolution

We have an opportunity for an Associate within our Commercial Litigation Team, ideally 5 years PQE, based in our Glasgow office.

Our ideal candidate will have a solid general commercial litigation background including contractual disputes, professional negligence, insolvency, construction litigation, regulatory work and debt recovery experience. Also, experience in debt recovery and property litigation work, including housing and property chamber cases.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Acting on behalf of clients in the resolution of contentious issues, including conducting hearings, adjudication referrals, cases in the Sheriff Court, Court of Session, and through alternative dispute resolution methods.
  • Taking statements, attending consultations, drafting pleadings, instructing expert witnesses, appearing in the Sheriff Court and preparing cases for proofs/debates
  • Providing clear practical and commercial advice to clients
  • Actively participating in business development opportunities
  • Working collaboratively and flexibly with other team members

In addition to demonstrating relevant legal expertise, the successful candidate must demonstrate experience in business development activities. The successful candidate should be able to manage a varied workload, be able to work alone and/or as part of a team and have the ability to deliver a first-class service to our clients.

Team Expertise

The role will be working closely with our Litigation Partners in Glasgow – Gillian Jamieson and Fraser Geddes.  Read more about our expertise here: Our People: Commercial Litigation

Don’t just take our word for it…Legal 500/Chambers & Partners and client testimonials

‘Anderson Strathern is among the best firms of commercial litigation solicitors in the country. They have long and deep experience of working with counsel on large commercial disputes before the Court of Session, especially its commercial court, and on appeal all the way to the Supreme Court. Their team, from new qualified to experienced partners, are all knowledgeable, motivated and cohesive. They are quick and efficient in following up on all enquiries, preparations and tactics advised by counsel.‘

‘Anderson Strathern, or more accurately Gillian Jamieson, has been extremely capable with attention to detail and fully and quickly understanding issues on various matters raised.‘

‘Fraser Geddes is a very capable commercial litigation solicitor. He has long and deep experience in all areas of commercial dispute resolution, especially commercial property, construction and professional negligence.‘

What you need to do now

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