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Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler offers a highly-skilled working environment that allows you to grow as a practitioner of international arbitration and sports law.

 

 

LKK is always open to considering applications from well-qualified and motivated persons who value reliability, team work and commitment to excellence. We offer an international environment that is challenging yet friendly and characterized by mutual respect. Please apply for one of our open positions or send your application via our Spontaneous application form below.

 

 

Open positions

Legal Knowledge Manager

Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler is a leading, Geneva-based law firm specializing in international arbitration and dispute resolution. Its members act as arbitrators, counsel or experts in commercial, investment and sports disputes.

 

To support the growth of our firm, we are looking for an experienced Legal Knowledge Manager, for a long term position.

 

He/she will mainly be in charge of:

  • Managing the firm’s (physical and digital) library and other legal research tools and resources;
  • Developing, curating and maintaining the firm’s know how;
  • Providing legal current awareness updates for the firm’s practice groups and ad hoc support for specific internal projects.

What we look for:

  • At least 2-3 years of prior experience in an equivalent function, ideally in a law firm, legal department or similar environment;
  • Native or very strong command of written and oral English and French; fluency in other languages (in particular German, Italian and/or Spanish) would be a significant asset;
  • Advanced knowledge of MSOffice, Adobe Acrobat Pro, library cataloguing software(s) and the main (Swiss and international) legal research platforms;
  • Ease with and interest in legal technology applications;
  • Swiss work permit.

What we offer:

  • An intellectually stimulating, international, diverse, friendly and inclusive work environment;
  • Support for continuing education and professional development;
  • Competitive remuneration and work flexibility.

If you are interested in joining us, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and copies of university degrees or other qualifications, as well as any work certificates to jobs@lk-k.com (Reference: LKK24- Legal Knowledge Manager)

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Associate or Senior Associate Position – International Arbitration

To support the growth of our firm, we are currently looking for a qualified lawyer to join our international arbitration team.

 

This role requires commitment, technical excellence, motivation and a strong ability to work independently in a multi-jurisdictional environment.

 

 

What we look for:

  • Bar admission (civil law and/or common law);
  • Excellent academic credentials and strong legal background;
  • Commitment, drive and ambition;
  • 1 to 3 years of prior experience in international arbitration, litigation or contract law;
  • Strong research, analytical and drafting skills;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a structured and organized way, with attention to details;
  • Native, or very strong, written and oral English; native or strong command of French, German, Italian or other languages would be an asset;
  • Swiss or EU nationality or Swiss work permit would be an advantage.

 

What we offer:

  • A stimulating international environment with a team of experienced arbitration lawyers;
  • Highly interesting work on cross-border mandates, including high profile international commercial and investment cases in a variety of industries, and arbitration-related litigation;
  • Opportunities for direct client contact and early responsibility, with the support and guidance of one of our partners or senior lawyers;
  • Ample development support, including training and opportunities for building individual profile;
  • A friendly and inclusive work environment;
  • Competitive remuneration and work flexibility.

 

If you are interested in joining us, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and all undergraduate and/or postgraduate transcripts as well as any work certificates to jobs@lk-k.com, mentioning “International Arbitration Associate” in the subject line of your cover e-mail.

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Spontaneous application

We are happy to consider applications from enthusiastic, dedicated and open-minded individuals with a passion for international arbitration who wish to join our team.

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