Professional Indemnity Senior Associate/Associate

Employer
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Sep 2020

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Professional Indemnity - Senior Solicitor / Associate

Litigation / Insurance & Risk

Edinburgh

A fantastic opportuntity has arisen for a Senior Solicitor / Associate to join a well established firm within their Insurance & Risk (Professional Indemnity) team in Edinburgh to act for a primarily insurance client base defending claims
against professionals. Acting mainly for insurer clients, you will be representing a broad suite of professionals from lawyers to engineers; architects to hydrologists; and accountants.

As well as dealing directly with smaller practices including face to face contact with clients, the role includes dealing with some of the largest professional practice and litigated claims in Scotland as part of the wider team.

Duties:

• Provide assistance to partners dealing with large and complex professional negligence claims
• Handle your own case load including professional negligence claims against lawyers, engineers,
accountants and others
• Handling litigated disputes in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session
• ADR
• Representing clients in regulatory proceedings
• Be aware of Brodies' information security policies, and protect information assets from unauthorised
access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference at all times

Required:
- Takes responsibility for their own caseload
- Experience and/or a keen interest in mediation, adjudication, arbitration and expert determination would
be an advantage but not essential.

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      

 

 

 

Contact Us
  • Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
  • No1 Spinningfields
  • Manchester
  • M3 3EB
  • GB
  • 0161 233 6360
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