Associate - Litigation & Arbitration


Permanent - Full Time


Hong Kong

Job Role

Dispute Resolution - Litigation

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Practice Group: Litigation & Arbitration

Job Title: Associate

Location: Hong Kong

Who are we looking for?

We are looking to hire an Associate to join the Withers Hong Kong Litigation & Arbitration team. The ideal candidate will have worked in a Litigation & Arbitration team and have experience with commercial litigation, international arbitration and regulatory investigation. The role will at times be demanding and fast paced so you will need to be an efficient worker who can prioritise, multi-task and remain calm under pressure. 

Areas of focus and responsibilities

The role is focused on advising and assisting an exceptional client base of private and public companies, entrepreneurs and their families and family offices, in commercial litigation, international arbitration and regulatory investigation.

Given our multi-disciplinary approach in providing our clients with solutions, you will also get to collaborate with colleagues with an exceptional wealth of experience both in the Hong Kong office and other offices, and other practice groups.

Key skills and experience:

  • 2 – 5 years PQE with experience in litigation
  • Hong Kong qualified
  • Strategic thinker with commercial awareness.
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and using own initiative, manage own workload and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Analytical, organised and can demonstrate initiative
  • Adaptable to new systems, procedures and requirements of role.
  • Flexible approach: Willing to assist others in achieving team objectives.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Confident and proactive approach.
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Good command of English, Mandarin and Cantonese

About Withersworldwide

Withersworldwide has been acting for successful individuals, families and institutions for over 100 years.  We advise clients on the full range of their business, personal and philanthropic legal needs, both at home and abroad. With offices in the key financial centres of Europe, Asia-Pacific, the United States and the Caribbean, we provide coverage and services that other law firms focussed on the needs of the individual cannot.  We have represented 51% of the Top 100 in The Sunday Times Rich List, 25% of the US Top 100 Forbes Rich List, 30% of the Top 20 Hong Kong billionaires in the Forbes World's Billionaires list and over 20% of the Forbes Asia's Richest Families list.

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.



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