An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our firm as Legal Assistant to the Chief Executive, Qamer Ghafoor.
Qamer specialises in complex commercial litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution; his practice covers a wide spectrum including commercial and contractual disputes, insurance, insolvency, partnership and shareholder disputes, professional negligence, banking and finance. He is frequently instructed on cases involving both domestic and international disputes, including multi-jurisdictional disputes.
Qamer is highly acclaimed for his commercial dispute resolution work by several leading legal directories. He has been annually acknowledged by The Legal 500 as one of the UK’s top commercial litigation solicitors since 2007, who describe him as an “A-star litigator with a case-handling mentality which is equal to city firms”.
In 2012, Qamer became the only lawyer in the East Midlands to be recognised as a ‘Leading Individual’ in The Legal 500 and one of only two elite lawyers to be listed in their ‘Hall of Fame’ for commercial litigation. Qamer is also consistently recognised as a ‘Leader in Field’ by Chambers and Partners.
Amongst other awards and accolades, Qamer’s team has been recognised as ‘Litigation Team of the Year’ and ‘Legal Recovery Firm of the Year’ by Credit Today and ‘Regional Firm of the Year for Insurance Litigation’ by The Legal 500.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with good academic qualifications and a strong degree of commercial acumen to develop their career.
This role will suit candidates who have a genuine desire to progress in Commercial Litigation and work closely with the Chief Executive on caseload and other projects.