Professional Negligence Paralegal
Exciting opportunity for a Paralegal / Legal Assistant / Claims Handler to join a leading international law firm with offices throughout the UK as well as Europe, Asia and the Americas.
My client is currently seeking to bolster its impressive professional negligence offering in Bristol with an additional claims handler. The team act on numerous high value and sensitive claims for clients throughout the UK including solicitors, surveyors, accountants, brokers, engineers, architects and their insurers. The team are particularly experienced in the deployment of alternative dispute resolution techniques, including mediation and arbitration.
The Bristol team includes commercial litigation (with a particular emphasis on financial services) and is in the top tier rankings for professional negligence in both the Legal 500 and Chambers directories, with a number of recognised leading individuals within the team.
You will typically work on professional indemnity cases up to a value of £50k and will resolve claims through negotiation of settlement, rebuttal of claim and/or declining of cover and instruct experts and external counsel where appropriate. You will also play a key role in developing and maintaining client relationships.
To apply for this role you should be a law graduate with a strong academic record and/or previous experience of working in a similar role.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a top tier law firm who offer genuine opportunities for career progression. The firm have an outstanding reputation at supporting CILEx and also offer training contracts.
For further details and to apply please contact Briony at Chadwick Nott
01179 171 874
*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.
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