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Forensics - Disputes IA Manager

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Job Title: Forensics - Disputes IA Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Contact Name: Chantalle Puttnam
Contact Email: cputtnam@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: 5 days ago

Job Description

Seeking: Forensics - Disputes IA Manager to join a world-leading professional services firm, based in their London offices.

 

The Role

A career in the Disputes practice, within Forensic Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients navigate through complex disputes, including those related to International Arbitration, Litigation and Sale & Purchase Agreements.

The  team helps organisations to pre-empt and avoid disputes where possible, as well as dealing with them effectively if they do happen, working on both local and international matters.

Projects will mainly be carried out at the firm’s offices in London, with travel (international and domestic) also sometimes required to client sites and for arbitration hearings.  You may also need to travel to other offices for work, training and meetings. Any such requirements would be discussed with you in advance of starting a new project. 

 

Key Responsibilities

As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with specialist experience, helping clients deal with complex disputes from pre-claim to resolution. You will be responsible for managing client facing engagements as well as driving specific business development initiatives within the team. Client facing responsibilities include

 

  • Being the day-to-day contact for a portfolio of clients and instructing law firms

  • Liaising with external contacts to source the information we require and critically reviewing that information

  • Preparing and reviewing financial models and complex analyses

  • Managing engagement set up and finances

  • Train, coach and supervise the work of  junior team members and review their output

  • Drafting expert reports and other client deliverables

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Building relationships with dispute specialists at law firms and internally to relevant industry teams

  • Attending conferences and external events to network with lawyers 

 

Skills & Experience

In order to achieve growth plans, we are looking to recruit a Manager who is a qualified accountant with at least two years of experience post-qualification, and with a strong background in disputes.

  • ACA/ACCA qualified

  • Prior caseload in International Arbitration and Litigation

  • Experience in preparing underlying damage calculations

  • Experience in drafting expert witness reports

Ref: | Published: 13 Aug 2019