Head of Claims and Complex Disputes

England, London
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Nikki Newton
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Insurance, Litigation
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This global insurance company is seeking a new Head of Claims and Complex Disputes. As the Head of Complex Claims and Disputes you will be responsible for leading a team of 3 other qualified Lawyers who specialise in Insurance and Reinsurance litigation and dispute resolution. You will report directly to the Head of Claims. You will be responsible for building and enhancing existing relationships externally with clients and insurers and internally across the business, especially with the Client Executive community. The role will also include participating in new business tenders and providing advice to the wider business. You will also determine and deliver the strategy to continue building the practice, client base and revenue growth year on year.

The role sits within the wider client advisory team, working on large scale losses for clients. The team focus on the presentation and negotiation of clients' significant claims. It also provides a variety of other services including policy wording reviews and the provision of training, to the client advisory, claims, and placing divisions. The team specialise in resolving client claims which are particularly difficult, in terms of coverage or complexity.

It is essential you have significant proven experience in insurance and reinsurance litigation. Previous experience of people management and/or team leadership will be beneficial and previous experience of designing and implementing business and department development strategy will be beneficial.This is an excellent commercial, business focussed role and an excellent opportunity to join an established and well respected team and business.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.