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Associate - Professional Indemnity Construction

Employer
Auston Legal Ltd
Location
London (City of), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
3 Jul 2024
Reference
AL1046

Job Details

Our client is looking for a junior lawyer to join its leading Construction Insurance team in London. The Construction Insurance team is part of the firm's Insurance Group and has a well-established client base, acting for the vast majority of Professional Indemnity insurers in the market as well as many of the UK's largest contractors and construction consultancies, both on joint and direct instructions. The team handles a wide variety of claims against various construction related professionals including engineers, architects, quantity surveyors, project managers, design and build contractors and surveyors.

The role largely involves defending liability claims both pre and post litigation, but the team also provide advice / representation on associated matters such as adjudication, disciplinary proceedings, arbitration and risk management. The team is also frequently asked to advise insurers on policy coverage aspect of claims.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a number of partners and lawyers within a vibrant and growing team. The work will be varied, interesting and challenging and you will be given autonomy; there will be the opportunity to work on matters involving a range of construction related professions with values ranging from tens of thousands of pounds to multi millions. You will have the opportunity to get involved with business development and client initiatives.

Requirements:

  • 1-5 PQE
  • The candidate should have construction litigation experience; experience of insurance is desirable but not essential.
  • A good knowledge of legal procedures.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent communications skills (both orally and in writing).
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities and adapt plans accordingly.
  • Be able to demonstrate good initiative and problem solving skills, but be conscious of when to consult others.
  • Have the ability to multi-task and able to manage upwards.

For further details and to discuss on a confidential basis, please contact Laila Caruso or Adam Houghton:

Laila: 07974 820298 / Laila@austonlegal.com

Adam: 07968 007197/ Adam@austonlegal.com

 

Company

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
Website
Telephone
07968007197
Location
Auston Legal
Lime House
75 Church Road
Tiptree
Essex
CO5 0HB
GB

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