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Senior Associate - Insurance Litigation

BBBH38494
£85000 - £100000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

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Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

An exciting opening has arisen to join this highly ranked Legal 500 and top 100 UK law firm. This is a first-class opportunity for a Senior Insurance Litigation Solicitor to join a pioneering team in central London.

You will find an interesting variety of work within a firm that is ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 and Chambers across a number of practice areas. This is superb environment within which to develop your practice and progress towards partnership.

The Firm

This City firm is ranked in the Top 100, but you will find a culture that stands them apart from the usual machine of the City. They are forward-thinking, collegiate and put the people at the heart of their business.

They are multi-award winning and are known Nationally for their commitment to nurturing and developing legal talent; this is demonstrated by their retention rate of staff at all levels. They use cutting-edge technology and are ahead of the curve in the legal landscape.

You will find a client base that is National and International; this includes many FTSE 250 companies and some of the largest Registered Providers of social housing.

As a growing practice, this firm offers exciting prospects for progression. This makes it the ideal place for junior - mid-level solicitors to launch their careers. Not only will you find some top-quality work but you will also gain insight from some of the country's most pioneering legal professionals.

In addition, solicitors at every level benefit from a modern and flexible hybrid working policy.

The Role

This Top 100 UK law firm is seeking a Solicitor with experience in insurance/reinsurance litigation to join at the Senior Associate Level.

You will be joining an experienced team that is well versed in dealing a broad range of disputes. The firm is well known for handling all aspects of commercial dispute resolution and litigation - advising on cases across every tier of the English court system, from County Court level to the Supreme Court.

In this role you will act on a mixture of insurance and reinsurance coverage and claims work. This will include acting on cross-border matters for clients such as insurers/reinsurers, brokers, intermediaries and policy holders.

Other work will involve acting on general commercial contract disputes, professional negligence claims, insurance market disputes and regulatory/civil fraud work.

As this is a mid-senior level position you will provide vital support to the Partners in the team as well as assisting in the training and supervision of junior fee earners. You will benefit from excellent cross-referral work and exciting prospects for progression.

As this is a Senior Position you will take on an active role in the team's business development as well as provide training and supervision to more junior fee earners.

This position would suit an ambitious solicitor looking to progress their career within a Top 100 practice ranked highly across the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Requirements

  • England & Wales qualified solicitor with 4-6 years PQE
  • Experienced litigator with exposure to insurance work
  • Comfortable with client contact
  • Able to independently run own files

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, above market rate and with London weighting
  • Starting holiday allowance of 25 days
  • Private healthcare
  • Flexible and hybrid working options
  • Impressive company pension

This is an excellent opportunity for an insurance litigation solicitor to join a stand-out team with a top law firm based in The City.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.