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Construction Insurance Associate Litigator

Hays Legal
England, Bristol
Closing date
7 May 2024

Job Details

Your new firm
Our Top 100 client is seeking an experienced Professional Indemnity Disputes Associate or Senior Associate, ideally with strong experience of handling negligence claims against construction professionals. You will be joining their reputable Construction Risks team within the Bristol office of this fantastic firm with a national presence.

Your new role
You will be responsible for advising on claims brought against construction professionals such as engineers, architects, surveyors and design & build contractors. With strong relationships with major insurers well established in the team, you will be reporting to insurers on often difficult and complex areas of law, and will be heavily involved in supporting the team in business development. You will use your knowledge to support your clients and their insurers on case strategy and claim progression.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have excellent defendant professional indemnity experience and be able to confidently communicate with both insurers and insured. Familiarity with court proceedings will be a given as will your ability to advise your clients on the detailed merits of your portfolio of matters. You will be used to taking a lead in your team on matters and playing a key role in maintaining strong client relationships.

What you'll get in return
This is an exciting time to become part of a reputable Professional Construction Risks Team. 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. With both flexible and hybrid working options available, this is a great opportunity that would suit full or part-time Insurance Litigation Lawyers who are already based in the Southwest, or who are looking to move to the region in the near future.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in this role or are looking for further information, please do not hesitate to contact us. If this job isn't right for you, but you are looking for a new job, please feel free to get in touch for a confidential discussion about your career.
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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