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Commercial Litigation Underwriter

Commercial Litigation Underwriter

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Location:
Cheshire
Salary:
£40,000.00 - 50,000.00
Sector:
In House
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
LP/59521A

Description

We have a rare opportunity to work in-house within a dedicated broker providing a range of commercial legal expense insurance covers.

A position has become available to work outside of a law firm as an underwriter, reviewing commercial after the event risks. You will focus on managing wide range of delegated authority schemes, underwriting new risks and auditing the performance of legal expenses risks.

Matters will be interesting and wide in scope, including contractual disputes, professional negligence, property litigation, shareholder and director disputes and insolvency matters.

Your role will be to review new matters from a technical legal perspective, evaluating claims and inherent risk. You may also be asked to assist with policy wording, analysing risk exposure and creating/implementing new procedures where required. As a key point of contact with panel solicitors, as well has having a commercial background and you should be confident in decision making and be a positive motivated individual keen to take on responsibility.

Client service should be second nature as you will be liaising with clients on a daily basis, as well as Counsel, witnesses and being a main point of contact in any settlement discussions.

This is a small team where you will play a key role and have an excellent opportunity to be at the front of a breadth of commercial disputes. For someone keen to take a lead in managing relationships with clients and other business partners, this is a unique role offering a huge amount of variety.

Candidates both from an underwriting background and litigators with excellent experience handling commercial litigation/professional risk or related matters are equally encouraged.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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