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Lawyer - Professional Negligence

Lawyer - Professional Negligence

  • Location

    Liverpool

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £50k doe + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Wycherley

  • Contact email:

    kathryn@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KW17632

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-11

  • Startdate:

    asap

Are you a Lawyer with experience in Professional Negligence?

Do you strive to be an integral part of a Leading, prestigious “Legal 500” firm?

Then read on.

Role responsibilities

  • Manage own caseload of, primarily, professional indemnity cases
  • Assist other case handlers with their caseloads involving more complex and higher value claims
  • Draft and perform legal research, investigations, etc
  • Provide advice to clients on insurance coverage
  • Attend at conferences and Court
  • Communicate with clients, counsel and other parties, including the production of written reports to clients
  • Complete client and internal MI procedures
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, quality measures and KIPS are adhered to

The person specification

  • Qualified Solicitor
  • Experience of professional risk work, including legal, financial and or construction professionals
  • Experience of advising on insurance coverage and acting in coverage disputes
  • Litigation experience and CPR knowledge
  • Knowledge of the practices and requirements of insurer clients and the ability to work to meet those
  • Enthusiasm for client development, including providing training and writing articles
  • Willingness to innovate and develop new skills and products
  • Excellent communication skills, including to produce written reports to clients etc to the very high standard required
  • Proficiency in standard document software (Office etc) and ability to learn to use new software

In Return

An excellent Salary (negotiable, depending on experience)
A Market-leading benefits package
Extensive Training /Development Opportunities