Mayer Brown

Litigation Associate (International Arbitration)

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(10/6/2021 3:57 AM)
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Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.


We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.

Qualifications / Person Specification

  • UK or Commonwealth PQE 2-3, or Singapore PQE 4-5.
  • Minimum strong 2:1 law degree and above from a reputable school.
  • Relevant international arbitration experience from a leading law firm across a range of sectors and geographies.
  • Excellent English drafting and presentation skills.
  • Dynamic, self-motivated and able to work well under pressure, with good interpersonal, team-working and client management skills.
  • Experience of international arbitrations in the construction and engineering and energy sectors; or experience in investment treaty arbitration and/or public international law would be a plus.
  • Oral advocacy experience or aptitude (including in a litigation context) would be a plus.
  • Demonstrable business development aptitude would be a plus.
  • Second working language proficiency and cross-cultural experience and affinities would be a plus.
  • Mix of common and civil law experience or exposure would be a plus.
  • Investigations experience would be a plus.
  • Opportunity to work in a busy, collaborative and growing award-winning practice.
  • Written assessment may be required.


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