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We’re Norton Rose Fulbright – a global law firm with over 50 offices and 7, employees worldwide.

Our London office is currently recruiting for an Associate to come and join our General Counsel team in London. As well as the relevant skills and experience, we’re looking for people who are innovative, commercial and value the work that they do. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view and believe diversity drives innovation, so we’re building a culture where difference is valued. Our office is based right next to Tower Bridge and within striking distance of The City and although we are all working remotely currently, longer term we are proud to offer a hybrid working model retaining the best elements of remote and in-office working to create a culture of high performance though flexibility and encouraging a healthy work/life balance of working arrangements.

We are currently recruiting a mid-level disputes Associate with a background in professional liability defence work to join the General Counsel team. The role is to be based in our London office. This person will work primarily with the contentious function of the General Counsel team on all liability matters affecting the firm, including dealing with all claims made pursuant to the firm’s insurance policies. They will work closely with colleagues from across the EMEA region on regulatory and liability issues and with our Data Protection Officer on any contentious data protection issues.

Their role will include:

  • Dealing with the defence of professional liability claims made against the firm
  • Instructing external lawyers and Counsel both in London and elsewhere in EMEA
  • Liaising with our insurers
  • Analysing complex legal issues and distilling them for management
  • Handling all aspects of the dispute resolution process
  • Assisting with investigations and regulatory matters
  • Assisting with the defence of employment claims against the firm
  • Presenting to the firm on risk and liability issues
  • Dealing with insurance matters (both contentious and non-contentious)
  • Advising fee-earners and other employees in relation to a range of diverse legal queries
  • Assisting in responding to data subject access requests
  • Significant day to day contact with a wide range of people from many different departments, different offices and different levels of seniority.
  • Our clients come first and whilst we have a high performance culture and work hard as a team, in return we offerrange of competitive benefits including:

  • 25 days hols + Bank hols
  • GP Service,
  • Bupa Healthcare,
  • pension,
  • and flexible working.
  • In addition, we are proud of our established health and wellbeing programme which supports our employees through mental, physical and lifestyle challenges.

    Norton Rose Fulbright is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace where everyone can realise their full potential and career ambitions on the basis of merit and skill. We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and employee networks.Find more about Diversity and Inclusion .

    Norton Rose Fulbright is an equal opportunities employer. We will make reasonable adjustments to our application process to ensure that you have the best chance of success. We understand that there’s not a “one size fits all” approach to adjustments so our team will work with you individually to understand more about your requirements.

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