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Commercial Disputes Associate, Civil Fraud Focus
Full Time - Permanent
RPC is a modern, progressive and
commercially-oriented City legal services business. From our
offices in the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore we provide advice
to both UK and international clients.
What we do Our practice spans a wide range of
industry sectors and is broadly split into two discrete areas:
insurance and corporates. Working on both contentious and
non-contentious matters, our clients range from large
multinationals to growth UK corporate firms and other professional
practices, and include many household names.
RPC is highly ranked in legal guides for its premium litigation and
banking litigation practice. Home to market leading lawyers, Legal 500
references the "high quality litigators with vast of experience
of how to win complex disputes". Our cases regularly appear in
the Lawyer's Top 20 Cases to watch; we act on complex, high profile
and international work.
This role is within our Commercial Disputes Group in London. The
group currently is made up of disputes lawyers covering a range of
disputes work including: commercial, banking and finance, civil fraud,
international arbitration, contentious regulatory and investigations,
financial crime, restructuring and insolvency, tax, competition, and
employment. The group also handles international arbitration.
We are looking for associates with experience in civil fraud and
commercial litigation or banking and financial services litigation to
join our team. You will be working for international companies, hedge
funds and other financial market players which are usually
privately-owned and for UHNW individuals and family offices.
Our civil fraud disputes arise in multiple contexts and sectors, but
often involve banking and financial markets disputes, breach of
contract claims, director's misfeasance, post-acquisition disputes,
shareholder and JV disputes. The disputes are usually international in
nature, spanning multiple jurisdictions but most commonly involving
parties in Russia, the Former Soviet Union, Africa, Asia and the
We are looking for lawyers with deep litigation expertise and a
passion for disputes work, and particularly civil fraud. Candidates
should have a minimum of one year's post qualification experience, and
a maximum of six years. The successful candidate will enjoy working in
a team and will be keen to build their experience and to develop
across the full gamut of disputes handled within the Civil Fraud and
Commercial and Banking Litigation teams, albeit with a particular
focus on civil fraud disputes. Our people have a thirst for knowledge
and self-development, and they seek out new experiences. They are
people who will put the client at the centre of all they do. They will
want to take part in business development activity at all levels. The
successful candidates will aspire to be excellent disputes lawyers and
will be looking for a platform to achieve this. That is what we offer
You will have experience at a top-quality practice and excellent
academics; as well as a desire to help grow the business.
Demonstrable experience in civil fraud and multi-jurisdiction
litigation and proven and demonstrable ability to communicate
effectively with stakeholders at various levels of seniority.
Demonstrable experience and expertise with other large,
multi-jurisdictional and complex disputes including involving
Creative thinking, innovation and analytical problem solving
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strongly enthusiastic, dynamic and resilient; relishing
challenging work placing them outside their comfort zone
Demonstrable ability to collaborate effectively at all levels and functions