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Cardiff
Banking Litigation
Permanent
Depending on Experience and PQE
Sarah Castle
scastle@yolkrecruitment.com
02921673737
20 days ago
12/05/2021

Banking Litigation Lawyer

Location: South Wales / Home Working

Qualifying experience required: 2-6 PQE (as a guide)

Other notes: Permanent position. (Full time or 4 days a week)

​The Opportunity

You will work for one of the country’s largest and most reputable commercial law firms, rated in Legal 500 as a Tier 1 firm. You will join a market leading commercial litigation team dealing with excellent quality and high calibre work, specifically within the financial services sector. The office is based in Cardiff City Centre, but this role will be home working in addition to office working (Covid-19 guidelines in place with only 25% of employees allowed in the office on any given day).

This is what you will be doing

You will work within a large team of supportive lawyers who are specialists in this field. You will act for major banks and other financial institutions, including some big names and overseas banks. The work will be varied and will include complex commercial litigation, regulatory investigations, civil fraud, asset tracing & insolvency.

This team has a strategy for growth and given the nature of the work, there is a lot of work pipelined to ensure that they are continuously busy during and post the covid19 pandemic. The team have a successful track record of growth over the last few years, including in 2020 and being forward thinking and adaptable, the team are ready to deal with work such as regulatory investigations when this area picks up with force post covid19.

You will have a personal career path and several opportunities to climb the career ladder within this top, Global business, working under a supportive Partnership team across the Country.

The experience you will bring to the team

  • A qualified lawyer
  • Experience is commercial litigation is essential
  • Excellent academics (2:1 degree and strong A Levels)
  • Experience in financial services litigation work is desirable but not essential
  • Commercially aware
  • A team player
  • This is a full-time permanent position (4 days will be considered).

What you will get in return

  • An excellent salary above market average
  • A fantastic benefit package
  • Home working
  • The highest quality of work / experience
  • Personal career progression and development
  • Working under tier 1 market leading Lawyers.

Are you up for the challenge?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role – then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions, please contact Sarah Castle at Yolk Recruitment.

Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying – then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.