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Professional Indemnity Associate

Auston Legal Ltd
Birmingham, West Midlands
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

Job Details

The Client   

Our client is a major insurance practice and market leader in the professional indemnity sector, with a team of more than 100 professional indemnity lawyers across the country. Their 20-strong team in Birmingham is both well established and well balanced and continues to grow. The team in Birmingham handle a very wide range of work, including professional indemnity claims, D&O claims, construction and property damage disputes and complex coverage matters. The team have an outstanding client list, including composite insurers, London Market insurers, self-insureds and corporate clients.   

The Role:   

Our client wishes to recruit a junior lawyer to help service the team’s ever-increasing volume of work.  The role will involve running a diverse caseload of professional indemnity claims and assisting experienced lawyers with complex matters.  

Key requirements: 

  • Previous defendant professional indemnity experience (NQ-5 PQE) 
  • An ability to prioritise workload 
  • An ability to communicate in writing and prepare succinct and concise reports 
  • Ability to pay attention to detail 
  • Ability to work with case management systems 
  • The personal skills to deal with such work as major and expensive litigation involving liaison with senior claims handlers 
  • Legal qualification required – solicitor/FCILEx 


  • Willingness to play a role in the development of client relationships and of the practice as a whole. 
  • Claims handling experience (via a previous secondment or otherwise). 


Formed in January 2013, Auston Legal is boutique legal recruitment consultancy specialising in the Insurance sector.  We are experienced in all areas of insurance with a focus on premium lines of commercial insurance and are well connected with all firms active in the sector.  As insurance market specialists, we understand what you do, the various nuances of the insurance sector and we consistently remain up to date on current market trends.

We are best known for our work in London and the Regions but are also experienced in advising on relocations to/from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. 


Company info
Auston Legal
Lime House
75 Church Road

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