Paralegal - Insurance
Paralegal Claims Handler Job Bristol PI Professional Indemnity Graduate Insurance Commercial
Your new company
Our client is a leading international law firm with an excellent reputation in a number specialisms. They are leaders in Insurance, Health, Real Estate and are recognised as experts throughout the sectors that they service.
They currently have a number of openings in their highly regarded, 30 strong Professional Indemnity team who specialise in defending claims against a range of professionals including solicitors, architects, surveyors, insurance brokers amongst others.
Our client offers genuine progression opportunities for their workers and are able to support them through studies - they are also able to consider flexible working or perhaps students who are able to commit to part time hours prior to graduating.
Your new role
You will be running your own caseload of up to 250 matters across a range of Professional Indemnity claims. This is not an admin based role as there is dedicated admin support. You will be an independent fee earner managing your own caseload under the supervision of a team leader.
You will be liaising with clients over the phone and in person and conduct reviews, identify issues, draft correspondence and ultimately resolve claims through these means. The cases are pre-litigated however you any litigate cases you will get to be involved in by becoming client and instructing the litigator.
This team are very client focused and are experienced in alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration.
What you'll need to succeed
You will either be an experienced paralegal with an insurance or commercial background or a bright graduate with solid academics. You will receive a very competitive basic salary as well as a range of benefits.
Most importantly, you will have an interest in the insurance sector and particularly professional indemnity.
What you'll get in return
You will be joining a very well established, highly regarded team who are able to offer top quality work as well as autonomy from the outset, career development plan from day 1 and a competitive salary too.
This particular team has been established in the Bristol office for more than 15 years and they have developed some of this internationals firms leading lawyers from this team.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role please contact Craig Davey at Hays Legal for further information.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.