Senior Claims Handler

Job Ref: SBJ273517
Sector (PP or In-house): Private Practice
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date Added: 27 February 2018
  • Bristol, England, UK & Channel Islands
  • £24,000 - £32,000 per Annum
  • Sarah Boxall
  • 02030964545

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Our client is an international law firm with over 600 people in multiple locations. Due to expansion, they have 6 vacancies to fill in Bristol - 1 of which is a senior claims handler position. This role will pay £24,000 - £32,000; the firm encourages career progression.

The Claims Handling team handles professional indemnity schemes on behalf of leading insurers, acting under delegated authority levels.

Day to day duties will include:

  • Management of a caseload of high value and complex professional indemnity claims handling matters
  • Development of the client relationship and provision of MI
  • Supervision and mentoring of junior members of staff
  • Attending review meetings, with insurers, brokers and larger insured clients
  • Assisting the Claims Team Leader with file reviews, spot checks and audits


  • LPC or CILEx Level 3
  • Extensive experience within the field of professional indemnity claims, preferably in a defendant representative capacity
  • A good working knowledge of law firm operations and pressures; understanding the need for efficient, timely, cost-effective support
  • Confident, with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Hardworking, enthusiastic, motivated and commercially aware, with an understanding of the concepts of efficiency
  • Ability to consider, analyse and advise upon large amounts of documents and material in a short space of time
  • Ability to deal with difficult or demanding situations and clients
  • Experience of case management systems
  • Experience of conducting investigations into policy coverage, including potential fraud issues - desirable not essential

For more information, please contact Sarah Boxall at Chadwick Nott.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.