My client is an award winning, regional law firm with an enviable reputation in the market. Due to continued growth and expansion they are looking to recruit a Solicitor to join their market leading financial services and insurance team.
The firm are looking for an experienced insurance lawyer to join our clients 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. Their clients are generally based in London, but also across the UK and internationally. They have offices in Cardiff and London. The team work flexibly and team members work from home and/or from either of our offices.
You will be an experienced senior 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 their existing client base of insurance clients.
extensive experience of working within the insurance market (whether in-house or for an insurance law firm)
contacts within the industry that will assist you to help grow 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
You will be able to:
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 Capital 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
If you’re looking for a career where your ideas are welcomed, and you have the chance to make a significant contribution to the business, i would like to discuss this firm with you.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Solicitor looking to join a top tier law firm with market leading salary and benefits package on offer.
Apply now for immediate consideration.
Please contact Karen Jones, Legal Recruitment Director direct to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.