In-House Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Hays Legal
England, Gloucestershire, Cirencester
10 Oct 2019
07 Nov 2019
Harriet Chapman
Practice area
Commercial litigation
Legal counsel
Full time
Contract type

In House Litigation Lawyer Job - Cirencester - Flexible Working + Parking

Your new company
This growing and dynamic business have a rare opportunity for a solicitor with experience in litigation/insurance to join their team in Cirencester. This is an excellent role for a 2+ PQE lawyer to be part of a determined and enthusiastic team committed to enabling continued commercial success. You will have exposure to and work closely with senior management; in addition to flexible working, you will also have access to parking.

Your new role
You will be assisting the senior litigation lawyer with managing a caseload of high value commercial litigation claims across various legal entities and clients. You will need a strategic approach to handling complex, high value claims with multiple parties and will need to maintain and develop excellent relationships with customers and clients, as well as; determining case strategy, analysing liabilities and setting appropriate reserves, managing third party vendors and negotiating settlements.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience, ideally in litigation/insurance and/or a similar claim adjusting role within the UK. In-House or Private Practise experience will be considered; however, it is essential that you have strong knowledge and experience of litigation within the insurance market. You must have good awareness of the role of the legal function in a large business and can contribute actively in the taking of key business decisions. An appetite to learn new skills and the versatility and technical ability to deal with issues outside of your experience and learn quickly on the job is desirable.

What you will get in return
This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious litigation lawyer to be part of a hugely exciting project. You will enjoy a competitive salary, a profit-related bonus, flexible working hours, and parking on site. On top of this you can expect rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities.

If you are interested in learning more about this position, please contact Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal for further details.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays on 0117 930 4430.
We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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