Professional Indemnity Solicitor: Liverpool

35000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP55000/annum
10 Feb 2017
24 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Professional Indemnity Solicitor 3PQE+ Liverpool

Our client is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards and achieved several top rankings in Chambers UK 2016, they are an excellent firm to join, and this candidate will be situated in the Liverpool office.

The Department

Their national Speciality Insurance team provides a legal advisory and defendant service for practitioners across the professional service spectrum, from lawyers to IT consultants. The team is experienced in handling all kinds of claims across a diverse range of professional disciplines. They act regularly on behalf of insurers, professional practices and regulatory bodies, and they have particular experience in dealing with the legal, brokers, construction and financial services sectors. Members of this team have dealt with a number of high profile and sensitive issues with far reaching implications, and have litigated cases in which landmark decisions have been achieved. They have helped to resolve claims worth overGBP100m by means of mediation during the last year.

The role

To manage a caseload, and assist others with their caseloads, of a wide variety of construction and professional indemnity cases.

Main duties and responsibilities

* Manage own caseload of professional indemnity cases
* Assist other case handlers with their caseloads involving more complex and higher value claims
* Draft and perform legal research, investigations, etc
* Attend at conferences and Court
* Communicate with clients, counsel and other parties
* Complete client and internal MI procedures
* Achieve set financial and chargeable targets
* Ensure relevant deadlines, quality measures and KIPS are adhered to
* Comply with relevant policies and procedures
* Work in accordance with the firms values

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.

The person specification

* Qualified solicitor
* Keen interest and experience in professional risk work
* Want to be based in Liverpool
* Litigation experience
* Knowledge of CPR procedures and have proven technical ability and record of achievement
* Knowledge of Lexcel procedure
* Ability to follow instructions
* Ability to work to deadlines and targets
* Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
* Flexible approach
* Excellent time management skills
* Excellent communication skills

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work

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