Associate (Commercial Litigation)


Permanent - Full Time



Job Role

Dispute Resolution - Litigation

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About Withers KhattarWong LLP

Withers KhattarWong LLP is amongst the largest international law firms in Singapore. We are a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents in 18 offices.

Our broad global platform allows us to guide clients through the legal challenges inherent in the ever-changing international landscape. As our client, you will receive quality advice on diverse legal and tax issues through the services of one law firm with a single communication.

Internationally, we have made a reputation for ourselves as the leading law firm for private capital; our clients include public and private companies founded by successful families, MNCs, financial institutions, international brands, family offices and HNWIs, charities and not-for-profit organisations, amongst others. We pride ourselves for our role in helping our clients achieve success.

The Role

We are seeking a charismatic and ambitious associate with the ability to develop clients. The role will focus on all aspects of Litigation and Arbitration work, including managing a variety of caseloads.

We are looking for someone with strong academic credentials and experience in commercial litigation. The role requires a well-rounded individual, team player with a passion for advocacy.

Key skills and experience

  • 3-5 PQE is desirable
  • Admitted to practice in Singapore
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Analytical, organised and able to exercise initiative
  • Familiarity with technology e.g. excel, word, PowerPoint
  • Excellent research skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong academic record

The essentials

  • 9.00am to 6.00pm but flexibility is a must
  • 6 month probation period
  • 3 month notice period

Information for Recruitment Agencies

Withersworldwide endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Withersworldwide operates a preferred supplier list and will not be accepting unsolicited applications from non-PSL agencies for this role.

Equal Opportunities Employment Statement

It is the policy of Withersworldwide to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion.  Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability. 

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