As a lawyer at Bird & Bird's Dispute Resolution Group you will have the opportunity to work on varied commercial dispute resolution projects with domestic and international clients. Our Dispute Resolution Group is acknowledged as one of the leading expert groups in Finland in their field. The Group's work consists of demanding domestic and international litigation, arbitration and mediation processes, alternative dispute resolution, pre-dispute management and complex corporate crime matters. In addition, we regularly advise our clients on contractual and other legal matters in the fields of our expertise.
We are looking for a Senior Associate or an Associate with 2-8 years' experience in dispute resolution gained from a business law firm or other relevant position. We expect that you either have previous experience from construction and real estate law and construction disputes or that you are interested in developing yourself in this field. Your daily work will consist of advising clients in construction and real estate matters as well as handling both construction project related and other dispute resolution proceedings independently or as a member of a team. In this position you need to be meticulous and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellence in Finnish and fluency in English are required. You will be based in our Dispute Resolution Group and closely interact with our Real Estate Group.We value candidates with a customer oriented approach, a drive for excellence and the ambition to develop into a leading specialist in dispute resolution and construction law. We are looking for team players who take the initiative and enjoy a fast-paced environment.
We offer you the opportunity to work in a challenging and rewarding environment where everyone is valued and appreciated. We take pride in our reputation of having a professional, efficient and friendly working environment and are dedicated to upholding this reputation. For us, our employees are an invaluable asset and we invest in their development e.g. by offering a wide range of local and international training and secondment opportunities. Our culture is one of our strengths and we cultivate it with various networking and social activities organized internationally and locally.
Please send your application either in Finnish or English, including your CV, as soon as possible or at the latest by 17 February to email@example.com with the title "Dispute Resolution Associate". We will review the applications continuously as they arrive. All applications are treated in confidence. For more information, please contact partner Mikko Rajala at 09 622 6670. You can also reach Mikko by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Bird & Bird is an international law firm, with a rare and invaluable grasp of strategic commercial issues. We combine exceptional legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking, to help clients achieve their commercial goals. We have over 1200 lawyers in 28 offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, as well as close ties with firms in other parts of the world. We have a strong footprint in the Nordic region and work as a fully integrated part of our international firm with offices in Finland, Sweden and Denmark with close to 250 law firm professionals in total. We have over 85 legal and client service professionals in our Helsinki office. To find out more, visit www.twobirds.com.