Property Damage Solicitor

England, London, City of London
£60000 - £80000 per annum + + benefits
25 Apr 2021
23 May 2021
Tony Seymour
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Property Damage Solicitor - International Reinsurance / Coverage - London - to £80,000

Property Damage Solicitor - Reinsurance / Coverage - London

Property Damage Solicitor - Reinsurance / Coverage - This is a fantastic opportunity to work directly with one of the Senior Partners in the team who is a key player in the London re-insurance market. The successful candidate will assist the Partner on a broad range of complex, high-value matters including international insurance work and reinsurance coverage claims. Work can include complex property damage claims, multi-party disputes and cross jurisdiction as well as some regulatory work including areas such as corporate manslaughter.

Summary of role

  • Job title: Solicitor (broad range of PQE considered).
  • Location: London - candidates do not necessarily need to be based in London, but must be able to access London office when required
  • Salary: to £80,000
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience: Candidates most have a solid commercial insurance litigation background. Experience in re-insurance and coverage work is important. Any experience in international claims work would be beneficial including cross- jurisdiction work.

Nature of work - complex commercial insurance; reinsurance; coverage

It should be stressed that candidates are note required to be based in London, although there will be a requirement to attend the London offices from time to time.

The London team advises on all manner of high-value reinsurance and insurance coverage work including multi-million-pound property risks and property damage matters including international work involving other jurisdictions' legislation with extraterritorial application.

Regulatory work and other elements of role

The work also involves certain areas of regulatory work including high profile actions such as corporate manslaughter. As well as the litigious side of the role, the team provides training seminars and workshops to clients as well as to the Lloyd's market. Lawyers advise clients on policy wording and new insurance products.

Candidates must have proven background in commercial insurance

Ideally you will have a strong background in reinsurance work and other areas of commercial insurance work and complex subrogated recovery work. But the role goes further. As well as growing your own caseload, you will be assisting one of the leading lawyers in the market and a key Partner in the firm. In particular, you will be assisting with all aspects of the litigation process including in the Commercial Court, in London arbitrations as well as other disputes in other jurisdictions.

You will be involved in everything from considering issues of coverage, liability, quantum and strategy to drafting instructions to counsel, conducting investigations as well as legal research.

Range of experience - guide only

This is an exciting and challenging role where no two days will ever be the same. The Partner is considering a broad range of PQE for 2 years to 10 years + so don't hesitate to get in touch should you feel you have the requisite experience.

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