Senior associate

Experience level: Advanced
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Department: Fee earner
Location: London

Volterra Fietta is the only public international law firm in the world. We are a team of public international lawyers, with a top-tier global reputation in both contentious and advisory matters. We combine outstanding academic credentials with the practical experience of seasoned legal professionals.

We are also the only international arbitration specialist law firm in the United Kingdom. We have one of the largest dedicated international dispute resolution teams in the world. The firm is ranked in the top tier by all the legal directories. In our cases, we invariably find ourselves adverse to the other top-ranked public international law and arbitration practices.

We act for States, international organisations and private entities in both contentious and non-contentious matters related to every continent and region of the world. Our team has a range of practical public international law experience within the governmental and commercial sectors that is unmatched by any other law firm in the world. Clients consistently instruct the firm to handle their complex, high-value, bet-the-country and bet-the-company issues.


We are looking for associates with a strong international arbitration background, preferably experience in public international law and investment treaty arbitration.

Volterra Fietta associates are given a high degree of responsibility on cases. Associates at all levels regularly meet and interact with clients, witnesses, experts, opposing counsel and tribunals. Given the international nature of our work, our associates have opportunities for international travel.

  • Qualified lawyers, with 6+ years' practical experience in international arbitration, investment treaty arbitration or public international law
  • Outstanding academic credentials
  • A strong focus on team work
  • Friendly and personable approach