Interim Litigation Lead: FTSE 100

Hays Legal
England, Surrey, Croydon
£200.00 - £300.00 per day
Closing date
19 Sep 2019

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Your new company

A FTSE 100 insurance company in Croydon. 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, ensuring the provision of accurate, high quality and compliant advice and supporting the professional development of the team through technical coaching and the dissemination of specialist knowledge

  • Work collaboratively and flexibly with other Technical Leads to provide technical support and supervision across your function to ensure the provision of a high quality and compliant service, taking accountability for decisions in line with your delegated authority and escalating 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 a subject matter expert on relevant areas of law, applying legal knowledge and experience to help fellow team members deal with novel and/or complex situations including the provision of guidance on legal research best practice
  • Support the development of technical legal knowledge and expertise across your function through coaching, functional and individual training needs analysis and, 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 fellow team member 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 and, in conjunction with other Technical Leads and the Legal Practice team, advise on how best to address any identified areas of non-compliance to minimise risk and cost
  • Proactively keep up to date with developments in relevant areas of law, knowledge sharing within Technical Lead community
  • Contribute to creating and maintaining a high-quality of employee experience and engagement by helping fellow team members to optimise their technical performance and development
  • Role model the desired work ethic, customer focus, commerciality and values both behaviourally and through the content of the technical advice and support provided
  • 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 and deliver the requirements of this role with credibility and from a position of knowledge.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit or contact your local Hays office.

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