Our firm is always looking for team members who are committed to a career in international arbitration and litigation and enjoy the challenge of working independently in a stimulating environment. Vacancies for qualified lawyers, interns and administrative staff will be advertised here. We are also open to receiving speculative applications.
All applicants for lawyer and intern positions must have a strong academic record, an excellent command of spoken and written English, and preferably first-hand experience of international legal practice. Further academic qualifications, such as an LL.M. or a PhD in law, as well as relevant commercial or other experience and knowledge of foreign languages are welcome. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.
Peter & Kim would like to fill the following position in its Geneva office:
Swiss Law Associate
In order to meet the needs of our expanding international arbitration practice we are looking to recruit an Associate or Senior Associate who is admitted to the Swiss Bar. Candidates must have a thorough knowledge of Swiss substantive law and strong academic record. They should preferably have two to six years of post-qualification experience in the arbitration/litigation department of a Swiss or international law firm. Candidates must be fully proficient in English and French. Knowledge of further languages, especially German and Russian, would be an asset. Additional qualifications, such as an LL.M. or doctorate, or international or professional experience would be welcome.
Peter & Kim is ranked in the GAR 100 listing of leading arbitration practices worldwide, as well as in Chambers and Partners, and the Legal 500. We specialise in commercial and investment arbitration. Associates can expect to work in different teams on a variety of high value arbitration cases involving parties from all over the world and before a variety of institutions. Additionally, their work will include the drafting of applications to the Swiss Federal Tribunal in relation to the setting aside of awards.
We encourage our Associates to take on responsibility early on in their careers and work with a high degree of independence within our supportive and open working environment. We offer a competitive salary (including a thirteenth month’s salary payment and an annual bonus depending on the number of hours billed), direct contact with clients and good career prospects, as well as excellent opportunities for professional and business development. We value and invest in each member of our growing firm. We also believe that the legal profession depends on a spirit of entrepreneurship and sponsor participation at marketing events and conferences for each of our associates, as they build their practice.
All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.
We would be happy to hear from you if you are interested in joining our team.
Please send your letter of application and CV to the following email address:
We shall endeavour to respond as soon as possible and thank you in advance for your interest.