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Dispute Resolution Associate - Shenzhen

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Work type: Full time - Permanent
Location: Shenzhen
Categories: Dispute Resolution

KWM International Centre (KWMIC) was established in 2018 as part of our commitment to the PRC national strategy and to help clients with their business ambitions for the Greater Bay Area (GBA). The KWM IC integrates the firm’s international network and leverages our regional strengths from Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou, which are key cities in the GBA. The KWMIC aims to capture opportunities of the GBA and the established Belt and Road initiative. We are committed to becoming a world-class legal services provider and attracting the best clients and top talents.

Are you thinking about returning to PRC? Looking to step up in your career and gain PRC lawyer license qualification? Interested in cross-border legal developments?

The KWMIC and GBA opportunities are endless and we are interested in lawyers looking to develop and grow their career as we continue to expand and lead the GBA in all areas of legal practise.

Associate – Dispute Resolution

Full Time - Permanent

About You

We are looking for a junior level Associate with cross border commercial dispute resolution experience.

As a junior Associate looking to step into a new role, you will have the opportunity to build a successful career in an achievement orientated yet supportive environment.  You may be working in a similar commercial law firm, enjoy the challenge of taking on certain matters autonomously and independently, seeking guidance when required.

About the role:

The role will see you working on contentious work for a variety of great clients on complex commercial disputes. Involved in domestic and international dispute resolution projects and provide legal consultative services to clients. Solid experience in these areas, as well as excellent analytical and communication skills, and an ability to produce commercially astute advice is required to effectively support client's needs in this role.  

You will have:

  • 1-3 PQE (including admission qualification)
  • Graduate from a highly recognised law school with master’s degree or above, overseas study experience preferred
  • Vast experience of dispute resolution and arbitration experience
  • An ability to coordinate multiple parties, including counsel in offshore jurisdictions.
  • Ability to develop and manage client relationships, delegate and manage junior lawyers and trainees.
  • Passion for legal work, team working spirit, detail orientated and ability to work under pressure
  • Fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese language skills.


What we offer:

We strive to create a positive, stimulating and diverse work environment - one that is based on team work, learning, open communication and knowledge sharing. We have initiatives in place that ensure that the firm's culture is welcoming and supportive.


This role is currently not accepting Recruitment Agency submissions.

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