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Full Time - Permanent
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 household names.
Role overview Our
Construction Insurance team is seeking an experienced lawyer to join
the team in London. The Construction Insurance 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
as well as many of the UK's largest contractors and construction
consultancies, both on joint and direct instructions.
The team handles a wide variety of claims against various
construction related professionals including engineers, architects,
quantity surveyors, project managers, design and build contractors and
surveyors. The role largely involves defending liability claims both
pre and post litigation, but the team also provide advice /
representation on associated matters such as adjudication,
disciplinary proceedings, arbitration and risk management. The team is
also frequently asked to advise insurers on policy coverage aspect of claims.
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 construction related 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.