Senior Asso­ciate — Litigation

Seek­ing a tal­ent­ed and ambi­tious lit­i­ga­tion lawyer with 5 – 8 years PQE to work in our busy lit­i­ga­tion team.

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About the role

We cur­rent­ly have an oppor­tu­ni­ty for a tal­ent­ed and ambi­tious lit­i­ga­tion lawyer with 5 – 8 years PQE to work close­ly with our lit­i­ga­tion part­ner in our well-respect­ed lit­i­ga­tion team. Part of a dynam­ic, fast-mov­ing and ser­vice focused prac­tice group,this role pro­vides reg­u­lar client con­tact and involve­ment in all aspects of a broad com­mer­cial lit­i­ga­tion practice. 

The role will pro­vide expo­sure to a diverse range of clients and mat­ters includ­ing con­trac­tu­al dis­putes; director’s civ­il lia­bil­i­ty; cor­po­rate and per­son­al insol­ven­cy; part­ner­ship dis­putes; com­pe­ti­tion and con­sumer law; prop­er­ty, tax­a­tion; trusts and neg­li­gence in the Supreme Court, Dis­trict Court, fed­er­al courts and var­i­ous tribunals.

Skills & Experience 

To be con­sid­ered for this posi­tion can­di­dates should pos­sess pri­or expe­ri­ence in gen­er­al com­mer­cial lit­i­ga­tion and dis­pute res­o­lu­tion mat­ters. Along with a pas­sion for build­ing strong client rela­tion­ships with expo­sure to busi­ness devel­op­ment and a desire to build their own prac­tice and advance their career.

You will be com­mer­cial­ly savvy, a strong com­mu­ni­ca­tor, pos­sess excel­lent tech­ni­cal abil­i­ties and appre­ci­ate the impor­tance of atten­tion to detail, plan­ning your time effec­tive­ly and meet­ing dead­lines. You will also be skilled at men­tor­ing and devel­op­ing junior lawyers, with the abil­i­ty to effec­tive­ly del­e­gate and pro­vide feed­back to oth­ers with­in the team.

This is a great oppor­tu­ni­ty for an enthu­si­as­tic lit­i­ga­tion lawyer who has the apti­tude and desire to devel­op a practice.


Work­place cul­ture is every­thing to us, because when our peo­ple are hap­py we know they will look after our clients and them­selves. Swaab is a place where peo­ple feel they can inno­vate, col­lab­o­rate and devel­op their careers and are reward­ed for their efforts.

How to Apply 

If this sounds like the oppor­tu­ni­ty that you have been wait­ing for please apply now, direct­ing your appli­ca­tion to Nico­la Brown, Head of Peo­ple and Cul­ture. All appli­ca­tions will be treat­ed in strict confidence.

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