Senior Insurance Solicitor

Employer
Yolk Recruitment
Location
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Oct 2020

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Practice area
Insurance
PQE
7 years+, Partner
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Senior Insurance Solicitor  - Central Cardiff

I am looking for an experienced insurance lawyer to join a modern firm’s growing financial services and insurance team, with a mix of contentious and non-contentious insurance work. You will act for insureds and insurers on contentious claims and give non-contentious advice across a variety of insurance lines. The team provides ongoing regulatory and insurance legal support to clients across the financial services sector, with a strong focus on Insurtechs, alongside more traditional insurance work. The firm’s clients are generally based in London, but also across the UK and internationally. The firm have offices in Cardiff and London. We work flexibly and team members work from home and/or from either of our offices.

This is what you’ll be doing

  • You will be an experienced insurance lawyer and a key member of the team with oversight of the team’s contentious and non-contentious insurance work and responsibility for building the existing client base of insurance clients.
  • play a key role in building and maintaining client relationships
  • supervise junior lawyers
  • work effectively under pressure to tackle tough decisions and present innovative ways to help clients
  • adhere to internal procedures and systems of including file / case management, time recording, WIP management
  • keep up to date with law and practice as part of continuing professional development (CPD)
  • maintain high standards of professional conduct while generating required practice income
  • ensure that the fees earned sufficiently exceed total costs and expenses incurred

 

 

The experience you’ll bring to the team

 

  • an interest and ability in generating work
  • policy drafting experience
  • a strong understanding of UK and EU insurance (and regulatory insurance law an advantage)
  • good knowledge of insurance contract law
  • strong litigation experience
  • excellent written and oral communication skills, clear written presentation, strong organisational skills, good time management, good initiative and problem-solving ability
  • team-focused with a flexible and collaborative approach to working with others, but also able to work alone
  • technically competent and commercially aware
  • a strong client focused approach with plenty of drive and enthusiasm to help us to provide an excellent client service
  • to travel regularly to London and Cardiff to visit clients and colleagues

 

 

 

 

And this is what you’ll get in return

  • A competitive salary
  • Career development opportunities
  • Excellent rewards and benefits : from a competitive pension scheme, comprehensive health plan, life assurance, option to buy/sell annual leave and recognition scheme, to a cycle to work scheme, yoga, language classes and lots more.
  • A great location and working environment

Are you up to the challenge?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for this role please get in touch with Daniel Mason at your earliest convenience on 02921 673747 or dmason@yolkrecruitment.com

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You, yours, ours. Connecting. Building relationships. Making the right matches. Finding that missing piece.

And it’s the way we do that - by delivering a unique and complete experience to every person - that defines us.

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Contact Us
  • The Shell
  • Anchor Court
  • Cardiff
  • CF25 5JW
  • GB
  • 02920 220078
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