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Associate - Property Damage

Clyde & Co
Manchester or Birmingham
Closing date
31 May 2022

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to join our expanding Property Damage team in our Birmingham or Manchester office.  

We have an established and well-respected group of lawyers with our Property Damage Team who advise some of the UK’s largest insurers and their underwriters on all classes of property damage claims. This includes multi-million pound claims for fire, infrastructure damage, flood damage, building defect claims, Party Wall Act disputes as well as subsidence. This involves claims under a full suite of property policies to include commercial combined covers, property owners risks and Construction All Risks cover. Our policy coverage claims involve advice on non-disclosure and fair presentation of risk, breach of conditions and also fraud.

We are interested in hearing from candidates with 1-2  years’ experience within this practice area and sound technical ability, with experience of property damage liability claims, subrogated recoveries and policy coverage disputes. Experience in handling complex disputes arising out of fires, escapes of water and oil, subsidence and construction & engineering related incidents is also a requirement.  

We are keen to hear from excellent communicators, litigators and  confident negotiators. Together with excellent commercial acumen, we look for experience at resolving disputes through various forms of ADR. 

We encourage development and are keen to see candidates with the desire to pursue promotion to associate and partnership.

We offer a nurturing and collaborative environment and agile hybrid ways of working. Our company benefits include 25 days holiday allowance plus the option to purchase more, an additional day off for your birthday, pension scheme, health cash plan, life assurance and income protection. We also offer a number of discounts to use for gym membership, car leasing, mobile phones contracts and insurance products and a cycle to work scheme.

BLM is committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of employment and are proud to be a Top 50 Inclusive Employer


Clyde & Co has grown to become a leading global law firm in our core sectors. With over 2,600 legal professionals operating from over 50 offices and associated offices across six continents, we offer a comprehensive range of legal services and advice to businesses operating at the heart of global trade and commerce.

From developed to emerging markets, we aim to support our clients by putting the power of our globally integrated firm at their disposal with a range of seamless and efficient services and the very best, commercially minded, legal advice.

This, together with our sector expertise and regional understanding, allows us to help clients identify and manage risk and liability, navigate challenges, harness commercial potential and achieve sustained growth in today's complex and volatile business environment.

We are committed to being a responsible business which means taking responsibility for the impact we have on the environment and seeking to reduce it as much and as quickly as possible. It means taking responsibility for giving back and being a positive contributor to the communities in which we operate. And it means taking responsibility for fostering a truly diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace so that all our people can flourish and fulfil their highest potential, for the benefit of them, the firm and our clients.

Find Us
0161 838 6366
2 New Bailey Square
Stanley Street
Greater Manchester
M3 5GS
United Kingdom
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