Construction Professional Indemnity NQ - 5 PQE Bristol 

 
Title: Construction Professional Indemnity 
Seniority: NQ - 5 PQE 
Location: Bristol 
Reference: AL1009 
Role posted: July 2024 
 
The Client 
Our client is an international insurance practice which is very well known for its work across the insurance sector, with real strength in the professional indemnity sector. Their regional professional indemnity offering has grown tremendously across all claim types since 2019, and this trend is set to continue into 2023. This is testament to the Partners’ ability to win new business, nurture talent and create an enjoyable and effective working environment. 
 
Our client is consistently instructed by the majority of the major composite insurers and their regional construction PI team handle a wide range of matters worth millions of pounds. 
 
The Role: 
Our client’s Professional Risks team wish to recruit a Solicitor (NQ-5 PQE) to assist the existing members of their 20-strong team of construction-focused professional indemnity lawyers in Bristol. 
 
The role will involve running a caseload of construction-focused professional indemnity claims as well as assisting partners with high value and multi-party claims. 
 
Should the successful candidate so wish, there is potential to gain exposure to other kinds of professional indemnity claims, including claims against lawyers and financial services professionals. 
 
There is early client contact and likely to be significant secondment opportunities in the future. 
 
Key requirements: 
Previous insurance litigation experience (NQ-5 PQE) 
An ability to prioritise workload 
An ability to communicate in writing and prepare succinct and concise reports 
Ability to pay attention to detail 
Ability to work with case management systems 
The personal skills to deal with major and expensive litigation, including liaising with senior claims handlers 
Legal qualification (Solicitor/FCILEx) 
 
Desirable: 
Willingness to play a role in the development of client relationships and of the practice as a whole. 
Claims handling experience (via a previous secondment or otherwise). 
 
Offering a very competitive salary and bonus structure, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing and exciting insurance practice. 
 
 
 
 
If you would like to discuss this role before making an application, please do get in touch at any time on the numbers below: 
 
George: 
07507 670 453 
George@Austonlegal.com 
 
Laila: 
07974 820298 
Laila@Austonlegal.com 
 
Adam: 
07968 007 197 
Adam@Austonlegal.com 
 
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