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Associate - Contentious (General Counsel & Risk)

Associate - Contentious (General Counsel & Risk)

  • HSF is seeking a qualified lawyer with City practice experience AND (preferably) experience in risk management and compliance in a city or global professional services firm
  • General counsel and risk is a multi-disciplinary legal and analytical team. It consists of an internal legal services team, risk and compliance lawyers, internal audit, information security, enterprise risk and new business intake.
  • This role will assist the team advising on potential claims, complaints and other contentious matters, as well as prevention of professional negligence, regulatory issues, and assist with the legal affairs of the firm
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in a high quality contentious/ disputes practice and have at least 2 years PQE, but could be more. You will be qualified in a common law jurisdiction.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal skills – the person will liaise with both lawyers and business services groups, in each case at all levels of seniority and from all offices.

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