RPC is a modern, progressive and
commercially-oriented City legal services business. From our
offices in the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore we provide advice
to both UK and international clients.
What we do Our practice spans a wide range of industry sectors
and is broadly split into two discrete areas: insurance and
corporates. Working on both contentious and non-contentious
matters, our clients range from large multinationals to growth UK
corporate firms and other professional practices, and include many
Why we're different We have a confident, accessible and enterprising
approach that sets performance, service and value at the top of the
agenda. Our goal is to do the usual things unusually well, make the
complex simple and help our clients build better, stronger businesses.Our success is built on the level of service we give to
clients - delivering what they want, on time and in an easily
How we work We're friendly and approachable, yet we're not afraid
to give tough advice and few are more tenacious when it comes to
securing the results you need. We ask questions that get straight to
the point and listen because we're genuinely interested in our
clients and their businesses. We understand how our clients work,
the pressures they face, and the ambitions they have. And, of
course, we love our work.
Where we work We act for a large number of international clients with
interests throughout the world. We have offices in both the UK and
Asia and, as a founder-member of TerraLex - one of the world's
largest legal networks - we have strong links with law firms in
over 100 jurisdictions allowing us to offer a seamless service to
our clients across the globe.
Our Professional & Financial Risks team ("PFR") is
seeking a junior lawyer to join the team in Bristol. The PFR team is
part of the firm's insurance group and has a well-established client
base, acting for the vast majority of Professional Indemnity Insurers
in the market and their insureds.
The team handles a wide variety of claims against various
professionals including solicitors, insurance brokers, accountants and
financial advisers. The role largely involves defending liability
claims both pre and post litigation, but the team also provide advice/
representation on associated matters such as regulatory issues, risk
management and Ombudsman complaints. The team is also frequently asked
to advise insurers on policy coverage aspect of claims. As well as
acting for all of the major Professional Indemnity Insurers, the team
also acts directly for a number of large professional services firms.
There are currently 7 partners and around 35 associates in the PFR
team based in Bristol. The team also has a presence in London.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a
number of partners and lawyers within a vibrant and growing team. The
work will be varied, interesting and challenging and you will be given
autonomy; there will be the opportunity to work on matters involving a
range of professions with values ranging from tens of thousands of
pounds to multi millions. You will have the opportunity to get
involved with business development and client initiatives.
The team is top ranked for Professional Negligence in both Chambers
& Partners and Legal 500.
Day to day duties are likely to include:
Management of a caseload of Professional Indemnity claims,
including coverage issues
Delivering high quality and timely output to clients, ensuring
high levels of client service and alignment with agreed working
practices and client service level agreements
Contributing to the development and improvement of the team's
service, support, processes and procedures
Demonstrating the values and behaviours that for which the team is
known and keep it client-focused
Working to develop an environment of constant improvement:
enthusiastically sharing with and helping others; and taking
responsibility for aspects of team development, such as intranet
pages, training and induction, process improvements etc.
Capturing and collating required Management Information in
accordance with agreed practice for clients
Will have the opportunity to attend client events and/or travel,
principally to London.
For further information prior to applying, please contact our Talent
Acquisition Specialist, Craig Davey on 0752 692 3562 or firstname.lastname@example.org.