BCL Legal Recruitment
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NQ - Insurance Litigation

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Location:
Greater London
Salary:
£50,000.00 - 60,000.00
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
JF/64658

Description

The London Litigation team of this Top 40 national law firm undertakes a broad range of substantial, challenging and largely contentious insurance work and is seeking a Newly Qualified Lawyer to join them.

This role will focus largely on claims and related insurance issues concerning commercial organisations such as contractors, engineers, architects, surveyors, investment managers, insurers, fund managers and financial advisers. The insurance element of the role will cover a range of types of policy including PI, EL/PL, D&O, CAR and property.

Main Duties and Responsibilities: ·
- Assisting the partners and associates with their caseloads
- Supporting business development initiatives
- Managing one's own caseload
- Conducting case handling tasks
- Assisting with the review and drafting of various documents, including preparation of detailed and technical reports, correspondence and court documents
- Liaising with clients, insurers, the courts and other parties
- Completing MI procedures
- Achieving set financial and chargeable targets
- Ensuring compliance with relevant deadlines, standards and key performance indicators
- Complying with relevant policies and procedures

The person specification
- Newly qualified Solicitor with a minimum of one seat in Speciality Insurance
- A keen interest in and genuine understanding of insurance law, coverage disputes, professional indemnity litigation and commercial litigation
- Understanding of commercial insurance policies, the insurance market, reporting arrangements, reserving philosophies, and the relationship between brokers, underwriters/insurers and lawyers
- Ability to work to deadlines and targets, to prioritise and manage a caseload and work under pressure to deliver effective solutions which add value
- Ability to work as part of a team and on one's own initiative
- Commercial awareness and acumen -
Excellent communication skills · Excellent IT skills

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