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Professional Support Lawyer, Dispute Resolution

Professional Support Lawyer, Dispute Resolution

  • Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors.
  • Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.
  • We are looking for a dedicated PSL to act as lead PSL in our lively and entrepreneurial Dispute Resolution team based in our Belfast team, but will look after the entire UK team.
  • In addition to the usual responsibilities of a PSL such as precedent development and management, internal know-how and engagement with industry bodies, we wish to develop further our thought leadership and client facing Know-how activities as part of a business development focus.
  • The successful candidate will be an integral part of the team, client/market specific and generic thought leadership and knowledge based communications to clients.

Fieldfisher LLP

We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a focus on technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media.


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