Financial Disputes Professional Support Lawyer

JMC Legal.
England, Bristol
£75000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
29 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Carl Pace
Practice Area
Financial Services
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

As an experienced financial services litigator, are you looking for an alternative to Partnership via a PSL role?

Join the UK's best FS Disputes team, competing head-on with the City and having national influence over knowledge and performance across the board.

The Firm

Awarded as "The Best Law Firm in the UK", the firm's exponential and market-disrupting growth is unmatched.

Acting as a lynchpin within the Bristol legal market, the Top 50 Chambers ranked firm strides amongst Magic and Silver Circle competitors, being one of the largest and most robust Commercial Law firms headquartered outside of the City.

1000 strong across 6 offices and committed to diversity, and with over 50 Legal 500 ranked teams across numerous legal specialities, throughout the firm's history they have pushed boundaries on what can be achieved.

70+ Partners are Chambers ranked, many of these home-grown from training and have played their part in the firm's 1000% revenue growth in the last 20 years

Considered the go-to by numerous UK and internationally placed institutions, the firm offers unmatched expertise in Clean Energy, Digital, Financial Services, Leisure, Food & Drink, Public Sector, Real Estate and Retail & Commercial Good.

Whether based in England, Scotland or overseas, clients enjoy a strategic advantage and operate ahead of the curve.

Advising in strategic and day-to-day legality, conflict mitigation and management, or transactional matters that support client's agility, staff receive ongoing development and progression as strategic importance.

Offering a structured Business Development Program, Leadership Mentoring and an open and collaborative culture that's done away from unnecessary hierarchy, lawyers move quickly and realistically to achieve their long-term goals.

Resonating within the local community, the firm takes pride in supporting numerous local initiatives in Bristol, forever giving back to the community that serves as the bedrock of their ongoing success.

The Role

Professional Support Lawyer (PSL) to join Top 50 Financial Disputes team in Bristol

In a unique role that allows for you to emphasize your high expertise within contentious financial matters, a PSL is required to join the UK's leading and more prevalent team outside of the City.

150+ strong, the team thrives in high value and complex banking litigation, defended mortgage litigation, professional negligence claims, investment banking litigation, international disputes, fraud, trade finance and receivership instructions. Key clients include international clearing banks, financial institutions and receivers.

The team are unmatched within investigations and complex advisory work on client projects, working at a level that goes above and beyond the City.

You will join a network of PSL from others area of the firm to establish standards, monitor market developments and ensure technical expertise within the team remain ahead of the curve. You will have an influential role in providing training, increasing awareness and identifying new approaches.

The role is the perfect alternative route for continued success for an Associate/Senior Associate that feels Partnerships and revenue expectations are not for them, or a Partner that feel they have more to offer.

The Requirements

  • 4+ PQE within financial service disputes
  • Expert-knowledge within the sector, being keen to maintain this position
  • Providing training, firm-wide development projects and drafting materials for circulation
  • Committed to best practice

For those seeking a PSL role within Finance, supporting a Top 50 firm at national level whilst keeping abreast of industry changes, this is a perfect alternative to sustain career progression and reward.