Professional Negligence Paralegal - Bristol

Recruiter
Chadwick Nott
Location
England, Bristol
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
30 Apr 2019
Closes
28 May 2019
Ref
BBJ285159
Contact
Briony Barber
Sector/Practice Area
Professional Indemnity/Negligence
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Contract/hours
Permanent

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.

brionybarber@chadwicknott.co.uk

01179 171 874

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

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