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Assistant Lawyer - Property Risks & Coverage

Hays Legal
England, London
£40000.0 - £65000.0 per annum + competitive
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Barristers, Private Practice
Experience Level
Junior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years

Job Details

Your new company
A Leading insurance law firm that manage more than £1bn worth of insurer claims and work in partnership with leading insurers, MGAs, brokers, corporates and the public sector. They invest heavily in specialised services, technology and innovation for clients and lead the way in providing legal solutions to the insurance company.
Your new role
You will be part of a team handling complex personal injury cases and property damage work. The work will often have an insurance coverage element so knowledge in this area would be desirable. The team regularly delivers training seminars and workshops to various insurer clients and the ideal candidate will become involved in client development and show a willingness to assist in the preparation and delivery of seminars on technical legal issues.
What you'll need to succeed
The key accountabilities for these roles will be dependent upon the level at which the successful candidate starts in role but typically the key accountabilities will include:

  • Handling a case load, cradle to grave in own right and where assisting a Large and Complex Lead Lawyer tasks will include:

    - Reviewing documents and preparing draft advices to client on behalf of Lead Lawyer
    - Bespoke draft advices on coverage for Lead lawyer
    - Assisting the Lead lawyer with all aspects of the litigation process
    - Considering the issues of coverage, liability, quantum and strategy
    - Conducting investigations
    - Preparing first draft instructions to counsel and experts
    - Legal research
    - Document searches
    - Attendances at client meetings/strategy discussions/conferences for the purpose of note taking and follow up.
    - Ensuring compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011

    What you need to do now

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Company info
020 3465 0139
107 Cheapside
United Kingdom

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