Associate, Professional Indemnity, 0-4 years' experience

at  Kennedys

Bristol, England, United Kingdom - 00000

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Kennedys is looking for an Associate to work in the Professional Liability team in Bristol, ideally with experience of general Professional Liability defence work including claims against solicitors, brokers and financial professionals, and policy coverage disputes. This is an exciting opportunity to join our highly regarded and growing team, in our new Bristol office location.
Team
Kennedys’ professional liability team deal with all areas of professional liability and handle claims of all sizes and complexity, including insurers who underwrite some of the world’s largest financial institutions, global law firms, the ‘Big Four’ accounting firms, as well as insurers who underwrite regional, local and smaller institutions and firms.

Clients

  • Insurers
  • Brokers
  • Financial professionals
  • IT professionals
  • Insolvency practitioners
  • Solicitors.

Required experience

  • NQ to 4 years’ UK Qualified Solicitor or CILEX qualified with the relevant experience* in defending claims against professionals
  • Familiar with professional indemnity policies and coverage issues in the professional indemnity sector
  • Experience of assisting on large cases in a team environment as well as pro-active management of cases
  • Experience of engaging with clients in business development activities and contributing to thought leadership.

About Kennedys
Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,200 people worldwide across 42 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.
Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.
We’re a fresh-thinking firm, and we’re not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.
What do we have to offer?
We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you’ll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.
Our culture and values form a big part of who we are and we take them seriously. We make a difference by being approachable,straightforward, supportive and distinctive. Our values are at the core of who we are and what make us a great firm to work with and for.
We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with our values at the core. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning to help you develop your skills, wherever you are in the world. A variety of other exciting opportunities are available including secondments to clients and our global offices as well as a comprehensive benefits package (details are available upon request).
We’ve created a culture based on client service, professional excellence, hard work and trust. We deeply value the relationships we build with our clients and we know that they value our warm, friendly human approach. We are here to provide answers, recommendations, strategy and tactics.
Kennedys is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. We expect all employees to be aware of and comply with all relevant policies and procedures within their jurisdiction, including those relating to Information Security, Data Protection and Quality Management, refer any breach promptly to Risk & Compliance and to complete all mandatory training when requested.
*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

Responsibilities:

Please refer the Job description for details


REQUIREMENT SUMMARY

Min:4.0Max:9.0 year(s)

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Bristol, United Kingdom