Interim Litigation Technical Lead

Hays Legal
England, Greater London
19 Aug 2019
16 Sep 2019
Laura Davidson
Practice area
Commercial litigation
Full time
Contract type

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Your new company

A FTSE 100 insurance company in Southern Greater London. This company is one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the United Kingdom. They are home to some of the nation's best-known brands.

Your new role

This Litigation Technical Lead role is an interim role for 4 months to provide technical legal supervision and support to a team providing claimant legal services on claims that are litigated, complex and/or high value.

  • Work collaboratively and flexibly with other Technical Leads to provide technical support and supervision across the function. Ensure the provision of a high quality and compliant service, taking accountability for decisions in line with your delegated authority and raising to your team leader as necessary
  • Undertake extensive research as required to identify the relevant Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) section or case law to assess prospects
  • Act as SME on relevant areas of law, applying legal knowledge and experience to help fellow team members deal with novel and/or complex situations.
  • Support the development of technical legal knowledge and expertise through coaching, functional and individual training needs analysis. In conjunction with HR and/or the Legal Practice team, facilitate and deliver technical training and development interventions
  • Input into the management and development of the team performance regarding the quality and compliance of their work and on their technical knowledge and development
  • Identify technical training/coaching needs following audit reports to address any areas of concern. Advise on how best to tackle any identified areas of non-compliance to minimise risk and cost
  • Actively keep up to date with developments in relevant law areas, knowledge sharing within Technical Lead community
  • Contribute to creating and maintaining a high-quality of employee experience and engagement by helping other team members to optimise their technical performance and development
  • Provide technical support and input into any change design and implementation to ensure opportunities for improvement are optimised and that technical compliance/standards are not compromised
  • Contribute to the proactive management of risk across the function, with a particular focus on those risks associated with standards of legal practice and regulatory compliance

What you'll need to succeed

Ideal candidate will be a qualified solicitor with relevant litigation experience and expertise, sufficient to be considered a subject matter expert (SME) and deliver the requirements of this role with credibility and from a position of knowledge.

What you need to do now
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