Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Role Location : Manchaster, Liverpool
Role opening date : 13 / 09 / 2019
Closing date for applications : 13 / 10 / 2019
THE OPPORTUNITY We are currently looking to recruit a bright and ambitious commercial litigator with a strong bias towards, or interest in, corporate crime and investigations.
The role will be incredibly varied, and you will work closely alongside a Chambers-ranked partner, focusing on the investigation and prosecution of range of offences including fraud, bribery and corruption, criminal anti-
competitive behaviour, health and safety, environmental, food hygiene and safety, product safety, consumer protection (Trading Standards) and dawn raids.
The role will be based in our Manchester office but will also require travel to client sites and our other UK and international offices from time to time.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Some recent matters handled by the team, which gives a strong indication of the type and calibre of work you are likely to be exposed to, are :
going investigation into alleged fraud by professional services firm
The team also has experience conducting multiple privileged internal investigations into whistle blower allegations and suspected corporate and employee criminality.
We regularly work with investigation committees and internal compliance officers, civil litigation colleagues, Human Resources, law enforcement agencies and insurers to manage complex issues arising from alleged wrong-
doing, as well as working with teams of forensic accountants and IT specialists to ensure the appropriate and proportionate capture and analysis of evidence.
The hiring partner has particular interest in the powers of regulators, internal investigations and the provision of strategic advice on crisis management.
ABOUT YOU Technical skills
Candidates who have between 4 and 8 years' PQE are likely to have the right level of knowledge and have gained the right level of experience needed to be able to undertake this role
This job description is not designed to be exhaustive and can be varied as required to develop or fulfil this role. ABOUT US DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed.
Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-
leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies. OUR VALUES In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values :
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION At DLA Piper we are working hard to ensure that our talent pool is diverse. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual.
We know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued and that's why we strive to be a business where everyone can thrive, develop and succeed based on their talent.
Our aim is to build an inclusive and supportive culture where all our people feel they belong and can achieve their best.
AGILE WORKING We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly.
That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.
PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-
engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.