Professional Risks Associate / Senior Associate

Employer
Hays Legal
Location
England, Bristol
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
23 Oct 2020
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Your new firm
Our Top international client are top of their game in the Insurance Litigation sector and after a fantastic year are in growth mode. You will be joining the firm's rapidly growing Bristol office with all the benefits of an international presence. This practice is particularly highly regarded for its expertise in defending professional indemnity claims and the Professional Indemnity Team forms an important part of the overall insurance offering.

Your new role
You will be joining a close-knit team of insurance litigation experts defending claims against professionals including solicitors, construction professionals, financial professionals, as well as newer emerging professionals, while working for a team top ranked by the directories. With relationships with major insurers well established, you will carry a high value case load, reporting to insurers on often difficult and complex areas of law.

What you'll need to succeed
You will ideally have gained excellent defendant professional indemnity experience and be able to confidently communicate with both insurers and insureds. Familiarity with court proceedings is a given as is your understanding and compliance with a range of Service Level Agreements for insurance clients.

Wider Commercial Litigation experience would also be considered if you have a strong interest in and awareness of the Insurance Litigation industry.

What you'll get in return
With the team in growth mode, this is an exciting time to become part of what this leading Professional and Financial Risks Team with a great reputation.

A competitive salary is on offer and the chance to move your professional indemnity career on to the next level at a practice that is stamping its mark on the professional indemnity market in the Southwest.

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.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Sheldon Carlisle for a confidential discussion on your career.

We would expect candidates to have gained the requisite PQE to apply for this role but this does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less PQE.

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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 www.hays.co.uk/legal or contact your local Hays office.

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