Global Investigations Lawyer – London Level of Role Associate (2-4 PQE)
Department Litigation – Global Investigations
Reporting Line Partner
We stand out for our consistently excellent advice: we provide technical excellence, experience and crucially, we demonstrate real insight into our clients and what matters to them. Our knowledge of our chosen sectors and markets and our investment in our client relationships set us apart. We are a natural choice for FTSE100 and other high profile clients.
Addleshaw Goddard’s Global Investigations team is part of the Litigation Department, which is a key pillar of the firm. With Litigation lawyers across our UK offices in London, Leeds, Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow we are recognised by independent commentators as one of the leading litigation practices in England with a strong reputation for our commercial approach to resolving business disputes.
Purpose of the Role and Duties
The successful candidate will work closely with Partners in the Global Investigations team, which is a multidisciplinary team that advises on bribery and corruption, money laundering, fraud, economic sanctions, export controls, customs, market abuse, insider trading, regulatory breaches and other criminal and regulatory matters. We assist clients with their responses to investigations led by (among others) the Serious Fraud Office, National Crime Agency, HMRC, Financial Conduct Authority, Prudential Regulation Authority, Payment Systems Regulator and Financial Reporting Council. Our team supports clients on related issues including private prosecutions, extradition, governance, directors’ duties and compliance.
This role will involve working on a mix of criminal and civil/regulatory investigations into corporates and individuals. The successful candidate will be flexible, have a genuine interest in gaining a broad base of experience of all key practice areas in which the team operates, and a willingness to learn new skills as our practice grows and develops.
Knowledge, skills and experience required (bespoke to role)
The ability to support and manage cases across a broad range of corporate criminal and contentious regulatory issues.
The ability to manage complex investigations and clients, working unsupervised where appropriate, with proven negotiation skills – instructing counsel and delegating to and supervising others where appropriate.
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Job Title:Global Investigations Lawyer – London – 2-4 PQE