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Associate - Director – Dispute Resolution

We have an opportunity for an ambitious Associate, Senior Associate or Director within our Construction team, ideally at least 5 years PQE, based in our Glasgow office.

Our ideal candidate will have a solid construction litigation background including handling standard form and bespoke contractual disputes in the Courts, in Adjudications and in Arbitration. Some commercial litigation and debt recovery experience is also expected.

What you will need to succeed

  • Able to generate work through their reputation and contacts
  • 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
  • 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 a track record and 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 Construction partner in Edinburgh, Alistair Dean, and 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

‘In a major construction project-related dispute resolution context, the firm has a powerful team of dedicated lawyers at a variety of experience levels looking after the procedure, substance and management of the dispute. The breadth of skills and experience is helping us reach successful outcomes.’

‘The team are knowledgeable, enthusiastic and communicate exceptionally well.’

‘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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