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Fortior is always looking for hard working and talented people. If you believe that you may make a great addition to our team, please email us your CV, with an explanation of what you can propose. We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates fluent in one or more CIS languages and qualified in a common law jurisdiction.

Unfortunately, due to the strict immigration rules in Switzerland we currently only accept applications from candidates with a valid Swiss work permit (C or B, not linked to any specific employer) or an EU passport.

Current vacancies
ASSOCIATE – INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION GENEVA

Fortior Law S.A. is looking for a fluent Russian and English speaking lawyer admitted to the bar to strengthen its international arbitration team, especially in the field of shipping and maritime law.

In this role, you can expect access to high-quality international arbitration matters and strong career growth prospects.

This is a permanent position, starting as soon as possible.

The role is based in Geneva.

We offer a challenging position within a dynamic, friendly and professional team, a stimulating work environment as well as the opportunity to work on high profile cases.

You should meet the following requirements: 

  • You have minimum 2 years of experience in the field of international dispute resolution, including commercial arbitration, shipping and maritime law
  • You have a relevant academic background in international commercial law and international dispute resolution

On a personal level: 

  • You have a pragmatic approach and are a result-oriented
  • You strive for excellence and perform your work with the highest quality standard
  • You demonstrate a positive attitude, are reliable and a team-player
  • Good knowledge of legal database (LexisNexis, Westlaw UK, Weblaw)
  • Attention to details, disciplined
  • Good organizational skills
  • Operate autonomously

 

The application shall be sent to info@fortiorlaw.com with the subject matter “Associate Position”.

 

 

Senior Associate/Fixed Share Partner

Fortior Law is a growing dispute resolution practice in Geneva, Switzerland. We specialise in international arbitration and English litigation particularly in the fields of international trade and shipping.

We are looking for a senior associate or a fixed share partner to be based in Geneva.

The role will involve:

  1. Supervision of associates and administrative staff.

 

  1. Managing litigation and arbitration proceedings.

 

  1. Transactional work in relation to shipping and international trading projects.

 

  1. Marketing the firm’s business in Switzerland, the CIS and the Middle East.

 

The successful candidate will fulfil the following requirements:

 

  1. Admission to the roll of solicitors in England.

 

  1. At least five years of post-admission experience, excluding any training contract.

 

  1. At least five years of experience in English commercial litigation and international arbitration.

 

  1. At least three years of experience in shipping and international trade law.

 

Candidates who speak Russian and/or are qualified in Switzerland will be given priority.

Applications should be accompanied by a CV and a writing sample (ideally a pleading) and should be sent to careers@fortiorlaw.com

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