Disputes - Associate
Permanent - Full Time
Dispute Resolution - Litigation
Job title: Associate
Practice Group: Litigation and Dispute Resolution
About Withers KhattarWong LLP
We offer a full range of legal services to corporations, institutions and successful individuals, including some of the biggest companies and leading families in Singapore. Our lawyers are qualified to practice in a wide range of key jurisdictions including Singapore, Australia, British Virgin Islands, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, UK and US.
Our clients include 80% of major international and regional insurance companies in Singapore, 70% of major banks based here, funds, Fortune 500 companies, publicly listed and private companies as well as a significant proportion of successful individuals and family members in the Forbes Asia’s Richest Families list.
An opportunity now exits to join the firm's leading LitArb team. We are seeking a charismatic and ambitious associate with the ability to develop clients. The role will focus on all aspects of Litigation and Arbitration work, with focus in Restructuring and Insolvency matters.
We are looking for someone with strong academic credentials, experience in commercial litigation, preferably in restructuring and insolvency work. The role requires a well-rounded individual, team player with a passion for advocacy.
Key skills and experience
- 0-1 PQE is desirable
- Admitted to practice in Singapore
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Excellent drafting skills
- Analytical, organised and able to exercise initiative
- Familiarity with technology e.g. excel, word, PowerPoint
- Excellent research skills
- Able to work independently and as part of a team
- Strong academic record
- 9.00am to 6.00pm but flexibility is a must
- 6 month probation period
- 3 month notice period
Information for Recruitment Agencies
Withersworldwide endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Withersworldwide operates a preferred supplier list and will not be accepting unsolicited applications from non-PSL agencies for this role.
Equal Opportunities Employment Statement
It is the policy of Withersworldwide to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion. Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.