The roleTHE OPPORTUNITYThe DLA Piper team operates globally across more than 40 counties, but we’re still locally connected. That’s because trusting and collaborative relationships with our clients and each other are at the heart of our success. Giving you the platform to progress in a culture where you are empowered to make a meaningful impact. Our global team of disputes and regulatory lawyers is the largest dedicated disputes practice globally as recognized by The Lawyer’s Top 50 Litigation survey. We have the combined knowledge to apply the regulatory, economic, political and cultural context to legal issues, developing case strategies that deliver exceptional outcomes. We are proud to handle technically challenging and complex matters with an unwavering dedication to developing solutions. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESWe are currently looking for a dispute resolution lawyer with approximately 1-3 years PQE who is interested in working within our Litigation and Regulatory practice in Perth. Our Perth team acts for a diverse range of clients in a variety of sectors including construction, energy, transport and insurance. Working closely with two Partners (Richard Edwards, Corey Steel) and a team of experienced and talented people, you will be given plenty of opportunity to further develop your skills and experience so that you may be empowered to manage a diverse range of contentious matters.ABOUT YOUWe know talent is more than what’s written on paper. It’s the energy you bring and the way you work with your team. You will receive first class on the job support and training from our Partners and the legal team in the Perth office. You will also have access to our DLA Piper Career Academies, an award-winning international development forum designed to cultivate high performance and support your career goals.If you’re a high performing disputes / litigation lawyer ready to take the next step in your career, we want to hear from you. Be part of a team that thrives on complex challenges and delivering exceptional results. We’re trusted advisors, innovators and game changers and now, we’re asking you to join us and be part of our success.ABOUT USDLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.OUR VALUESIn everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values: Be Supportive – we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfullyBe Collaborative – we give, we share and we join inBe Bold – we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think bigBe Exceptional – we exceed standards and expectations DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIONAt DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work. Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.AGILE WORKINGWe know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.