Senior Claims Handler

Hays Legal
England, Bristol
Closing date
28 Oct 2020
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Your new company
Our client is a global law firm with expertise within the insurance sector. This law firm is regarded as one of the international leaders in insurance. They currently have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Claims Handler to join their team to work on a diverse range of commercial claims.

Your new role
Joining the team as a Senior Claims Handler, you will manage a wide range of claims against professionals including architects, surveyors, solicitors, accountants and other professionals. You will be acting on behalf of the insurer, defending claims. This role will be varied and will include managing high value claims.

What you'll need to succeed
As this is a senior level position, the successful candidate should have at least 5 years experience as a claims handler or similar within a law firm or insurer. This role would suit someone with experience gained in a defendant insurance law firm or within the insurance market. Legal qualification would be beneficial but not necessary. You will be confident and articulate and have excellent client skills and ideally you will have experience of supervising junior members of staff.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a market leading salary and benefits package. Flexible and agile working options are available and you will be joining a global law firm, an industry leaders where you will be offered excellent career prospects.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, contact Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal for further information.

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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.

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