Professional Indemnity  Senior Associate  6+ PQE Leeds 

 
Title: Senior Associate 
Seniority: 6+ PQE 
Location: Leeds 
Reference: AL1016 
Role posted: July 2024 
 
The Client 
Our client is a large commercial practice known for its work across all premium insurance lines, including professional indemnity. The Leeds office plays a key part in our client’s strategy to grow their insurance offering across the regions. 
 
The team advise on a range of claims against a variety of professionals, including solicitors, conveyancers, surveyors, architects and engineers. They also advise on complex policy issues. 
 
The team have a strong client list, including insurance and corporate clients, and have achieved significant growth in recent years. 
 
The Role: 
The Professional Indemnity team wish to recruit a lawyer with at least 6 years’ PQE to bridge a gap between the partners and junior members of the team. 
 
The role will involve running a caseload of professional indemnity claims, supervising junior lawyers and assisting partners with high value/multi-party claims. 
 
 
 
 
There is early client contact and likely to be significant secondment opportunities in the future. 
 
Key requirements: 
Previous defendant professional indemnity experience (6+ 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 such work as major and expensive litigation involving liaison with senior claims handlers 
Legal qualification required – 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). 
 
 
 
 
 
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 
 
 
 
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