Barrister / Solicitor Advocate Liverpool

Area of Practice: Defendant Insurance

Location: Liverpool and Merseyside

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Posted On: Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893672

 

Solicitor Advocate / Barrister – Insurance Litigation – to £45,000

Solicitor Advocate / Barrister – Liverpool

Solicitor Advocate / Barrister – This is a well-established department, headed by a highly experienced Barrister who has structured its operation effectively like a private practice chambers. This gives advocates freedom to operate, with a guaranteed flow of quality work.

Work includes insurance fraud to complex areas such as catastrophic injury and large loss. The team also undertakes high-value commercial insurance litigation including professional indemnity and property damage as well as other areas of complex subrogated loss.

 Overview

  • Job Title: Solicitor / Solicitor Advocate / Barrister
  • Location: Liverpool – may require travel to other offices
  • Salary: to £45,000
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience:  Wide range of experience considered either as a Solicitor Advocate or Barrister. Hiring Managers prepared to look very broadly. So, if you have good insurance litigation experience such as RTA, EL/PL, Costs, Credit Hire, Insurance Fraud experience you will be considered. Any experience in areas of commercial insurance litigation such as professional indemnity and other complex areas would also be welcomed. NB, if you are a solicitor, you do not necessarily need rights of audience. Training and development will be provided.

Exciting opportunity fo anyone with a passion for advocacy work

Our client is a leading ‘top tier’ insurance litigation firm who has a growing in-house advocacy team. The department undertakes advocacy and court work as well as providing advisory and drafting guidance on files for various practice groups within the firm.

Responsibilities include:

  • advocacy;
  • drafting and advisory work including settling pleadings for complex cases;
  • interlocutory hearings, small claims trials, fast track trials, CCMCs,
  • sanctions (including private prosecution)
  • mentoring less experienced advocates
  • delivering training

More about the team

Led by an experienced Barrister, the team is run similar to a private practice chambers, giving advocates the freedom and flexibility to evolve their specialisms with the safety and security of a steady flow of work. Members of the team are encouraged to explore the areas on which they wish to focus and develop niche specialisms which reflect the key areas of the firm.

Training and development – broad range of candidates considered

The team is keen to meet with Barristers or Solicitor Advocates. They are also keen to meet other candidates who are looking for a new challenge including solicitors who have a keen interest in advocacy but have yet to acquire Higher Rights.

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