Property Damage Associate / Senior Associate Manchester

Area of Practice: Defendant Insurance

Location: Manchester and Greater Manchester

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £40,000 - £60,000

Posted On: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893747


Property Damage and Liability / Commercial Insurance Litigation / Associate / Senior Associate – Manchester NQs +

Property Damage Associate / Senior Associate – Manchester

Property Damage Associate / Senior Associate – The expanding property damage and liability team is looking for an NQ, associate or senior associate with a strong commercial insurance litigation skill set to add further strength to the department. This is an area of law which demands a demonstrable background in dispute resolution and the team is looking to recruit a robust litigator who can really excel. Wide range of PQE considered including NQs.

Brief overview and summary

  • Job title: Associate / Senior Associate (0 PQE +)
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £39,000 – £60,000
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience: Previous experience of property damage, or general commercial insurance litigation / subrogated loss would be idealOther areas of interest include general commercial litigation as well as areas such as debt recovery. Any experience of large-scale property damage / liability disputes would be a major advantage. Broad range of PQE considered, including NQs

High-value, complex commercial insurance

The Manchester property liability department forms part of the wider national and international team advising high value, complex subrogated loss matters, policy coverage disputes and fraud. The firm advises most if not all of the top insurance houses in the market on national and international disputes.

Instructions might include claims relating to fire damage, chemical leaks, water escapes as well as construction and engineering disputes. Such claims are often high-value, complex and highly sensitive. The team is renowned for its ability to handle demanding, large-scale contentious matters and has a formidable range of experience on which to draw.

Strong background in litigation with commercial approach

The team will readily consider candidates at all levels including NQs. All applicants should have a proven background in litigation, whether that be in commercial insurance litigation eg property damage; professional indemnity or another area of reinsurance / subrogated loss.

The team has also recruited candidates with a more general commercial litigation background including areas with a transferable skill set such as debt recovery.

Committed lawyers with a passion for technical litigation

Candidates must be bright, ambitious and driven with an excellent technical understanding of commercial disputes.

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