Insurance Litigator/Paralegal - 6 month FTC

Hays Legal
England, Gloucestershire
Closing date
13 Nov 2020
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In House Litigation/Insurance Paralegal Job - Gloucestershire - Home Working - 6 month FTC

Your new company
This growing and dynamic business have a rare opportunity for a Paralegal/ Legal Executive with experience in litigation /insurance to join their team in Gloucestershire. This is an excellent role for a litigator to be part of a determined and enthusiastic team committed to enabling continued commercial success.

Your new role
You will be handling a portfolio of after the event matters while at the same time assisting the team on technical and complex high value claims. You will advise on the full lifecycle of the claims from case strategy, analysing liabilities and setting appropriate reserves, managing third party vendors, negotiating settlements, dealing with customers effectively, liaising with the finance team on payments.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a minimum of 2 years' experience in litigation/insurance and/or a similar claims role within the UK legal/insurance market. You will ideally have experience In-House OR in Private practice, however it is essential that you have knowledge and experience of the insurance industry and the associated regulatory requirements.

What you'll get in return
This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious litigator to be part of a hugely exciting project. You will enjoy a competitive salary, flexible working hours and the ability for remote working.

If you are interested in learning more about this position, please contact Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal for further details.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position 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 role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays on 0117 374 6300.

We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those 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

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