Senior Associate - Energy, Mining and Commodities (Disputes)

Norton Rose Fulbright
South East England
29 Mar 2018
26 Apr 2018
Engineering, Mining
Contract Type
Full Time
The Team 'Rising star for the future' Holly Stebbing is 'technically first class' and has 'strong commercial knowledge'. (Legal) 'Neil Q Miller is a "fantastically effective" contentious energy litigator' (Chambers Global 2016) "For heavyweight commercial litigation and arbitration, I would highly recommend Norton Rose Fulbright London" (Chambers UK). Described as one of the "Litigation Elite" (Chambers UK), and "among the top global dispute resolution practices" (Chambers Global) we have over 1,200 dispute resolution specialists across the US, Europe, Asia, Australia, Canada, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. The Norton Rose Fulbright Global Dispute Resolution Group is one of the first choice practices for the complex, high-value international work of global corporations and financial institutions. With experience in managing multi-jurisdictional litigation and international arbitration matters across all industry sectors, our lawyers prevent and resolve disputes by giving practical, creative advice that focuses on our clients' strategic objectives. We have particular strength in financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. The Role We are currently recruiting a senior associate based in London with the capability to run a range of contentious matters for energy, mining and commodities clients, including litigation, arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution. Examples of the type of work that the team is handling at the moment include a LCIA arbitration for a joint operating agreement dispute, an ICC arbitration relating to a drilling contract for the provision of drilling services offshore West Africa, multiple adjudications and parallel court litigation arising out of the construction of a waste to energy plant, advising on a force majeure claim under a Contract for Difference, acting for a global supermajor in litigation relating to the supply of aviation fuel,and advising on capacity issues for a major gas pipeline. We are seeking the highest calibre candidates who wish to further their careers in a progressive, innovative and highly commercial practice. Skills and Experience Required A strong academic background Experience of a range of energy, mining and commodities matters, including litigation and arbitration The ability to run cases with the appropriate level of supervision for a senior associate Strong communication skills A good project manager with good delegation skills Commercial awareness and the ability to build excellent relationships with clients Excellent team player At Norton Rose Fulbright we welcome receiving direct candidate applications via our careers page. If you would like to ask any specific questions beforehand, please contact Philippa Wilson at (enquiries only - we do not accept applications by email) NO AGENCIES PLEASE