Posted 17 September by Jigsaw Services Ltd

Join a team of recommended commercial litigation experts, reshape your insurance litigation / professional indemnity / construction experience and share their proactive approach to insurance backed Property Damage.

Acting for some of the largest insurers, brokers, MGAs and corporates in the property sector, this vacancy is being positioned to Solicitors with either insurancelitigation / professional indemnity/ construction or property damage / experience. As a Solicitor working in the highly regarded Property Damage and Recovery Practice in Manchester City Centre, you will be working with dedicated property insurance lawyers providing advice, liability defence and coverage expertise, including policy drafting, interpretation and advice on the scope of cover and breach of policy terms and conditions. The focus of the role is to handle property damage claims, both liability and recovery, including conducting litigation in the Business & Property court, as well as mediation/ADR. This is an autonomous role, you can expect to enjoy the management of your own caseload, along with assisting others in the team along with working with senior lawyers and partners. Away from technical aspects of the role, you can also take an active role in the support of the Business Development department, maximising your personality and relationship building to contribute to marketing initiatives. Over time you will build a client following and enjoy promotion to Associate and onwards.

Ranked in the top tiers by The Legal 500 and top bands by the Chambers our client’s history is steeped in test cases and high-profile litigation. One of the biggest names in the property sector, the property damage dispute resolution practice is well-established and respected. The team advises some of the UK’s largest insurers and specialist Lloyd’s underwriters on all types of property damage claims. The department's personnel have vast experience, which includes policy coverage, multi-million-pound fire spread claims, subsidence, infrastructure damage claims, flood damage, and building defect claims through to engineering and Party Wall Act disputes. Their stand out specialisms is in policy coverage involving fraudulent property damage claims relating to arson, theft and malicious damage.

The expanding Property Damage and Recovery Practice will provide you with a competitive salary, company benefits and a nurturing and collaborative environment. As the department is enjoying growth in the team there are good prospects for development. To take full advantage of this career opportunity you will need to have experience in handling insurance litigation / professional indemnity/ constructionor property damage litigated claims for insurers or corporate clients (this can be as a Solicitor or during your Training Contract or even as a Paralegal). Experience in handling property-related losses is highly beneficial but is not essential. Experience with insurance coverage/indemnity claims would be an advantage but is not essential. Similarly, experience in construction & engineering would also be an advantage but again, not essential. If you are passionate about your technical prowess and feel that you have a highly rewarding career ahead of you please contact us immediately to secure this highly rewarding London based Property Damage Solicitor role.

LOCATION: City of London - commute from from Berkshire / Buckinghamshire / Essex / Hertfordshire / Kent / Surrey / Sussex / Bedfordshire / Cambridgeshire / Hampshire / Oxfordshire / Haslemere / Luton / Berkhamsted / Flore / Whiltshire / Chippenham / Swanley / Sevenoaks / Bushey / Waltham Cross / Redhill / Ashford /

Key Search Words: Senior Solicitor / Associate / Newly Qualified / Solicitor / Assistant Solicitor / Fee Earner / Construction / Professional Indemnity / Insurance Litigation / Recovery / Property Damage / Training Contract

Required skills

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Property Damage
  • Solicitors

Application question

Experience handling insurance litigation / professional indemnity / construction or property damage?

Reference: 35635970

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