Policyholder Disputes Associate 5-7 PQE London 

 
Title: Policyholder Disputes Senior Associate 
Seniority: 5-7+ PQE 
Location: London 
Reference: AL1028 
Role posted: June 2024 
 
The Client 
Our client is the largest litigation-only law firm in the UK 
 
The Role 
The Policyholder Disputes Department specialises in policyholder representation in complex high-value insurance claims in a range of business lines, including property, casualty, energy and construction, business interruption, products and environmental risks, and financial lines. 
 
They act in some of the most technically demanding and high-profile coverage disputes, testing novel legal issues with market-wide significance, and pursuing enterprise-critical claims through litigation, arbitration and ADR. 
 
The team is looking for an ambitious associate, with solid commercial coverage experience to join the growing team. 
 
Technical excellence is essential, but a strategic approach to dispute resolution, an understanding of the commercial insurance sector, and an entrepreneurial mind-set are equally important. Team members at all levels are responsible for business development as well as fee-earning, and significant career development opportunities are available for those who are able to contribute to the growth of the practice. 
 
Associates with insurer-side experience are welcome, as are those with in-house claims experience at an insurer or broker. 
 
Key requirements: 
Minimum of 5 PQE 
Well organised, uses initiative, prioritises appropriately, applies self, shows attention to detail, manages own workload and meets deadlines 
Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills (respectful, positive, articulate, professional and sympathetic) 
Delivers helpful internal services with a “can do” approach, shows commercial awareness and represents the department/firm appropriately 
Shares information and ideas 
Accepts and follows instructions, listens, makes notes, questions appropriately, co-operates 
Shows sound judgement and decision-making skills; acts within boundaries 
Shows commitment, passion and enthusiasm 
Is a respectful, reliable and supportive team player 
Reflects the firm’s culture 
 
Offering a competitive salary, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing and ambitious team. 
 
 
 
If you would like to discuss this role before making an application, please do get in touch at any time on the numbers below: 
 
Adam: 
07968 007 197 
Adam@Austonlegal.com 
 
Laila: 
07974 820298 
Laila@Austonlegal.com 
 
 
 
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