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Job Title Associate - IFPD - Professional Liability
Job Location Edinburgh
Job Type Lawyers/Attorneys
Expertise Insurance / Financial & Professional Disputes

Associate - Insurance, Financial and Professional Disputes Team - Edinburgh/Glasgow office

Due to continuing growth in instructions, we are looking for an Associate to join our Insurance, Financial and Professional Disputes team to be based in our Edinburgh/Glasgow office, with flexible working.

The Team

Our professional liability team supports and defends a wide range of insurers and professionals across all disciplines, in relation to all aspects of professional liability claims from policy response, to litigation and any associated disciplinary matters. We provide dispute resolution support through mediation, arbitration and litigation which also extends to commercial disputes. We also represent professionals before public inquiries.

A consistent and ever-growing client base has led to a fantastic opportunity for a bright and ambitious litigator to join this recognised market-leading team within Clyde & Co's worldwide and highly regarded specialist professional negligence practice group.

The Role

We are seeking a candidate from between 2 years + PQE to work on a varied workload covering professional negligence and commercial dispute resolution work based in our Edinburgh/Glasgow office. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a highly respected Band 1 team and to gain exposure to some of the most challenging and interesting claims in this practice area.

Please note that our PQE levels are a guide and all suitable candidates will be considered.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on claims for a broad variety of professionals (with a particular focus on construction professionals) in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session and will also gain exposure to ADR. There will also be an opportunity to become involved in business development.

The role will involve:

  • Running a case load of files in a manner compliant with our service level agreements with insurers.
  • Assisting in the defence of high value and complex claims.
  • Communicating with clients effectively and complying with deadlines and clients' reporting requirements.
  • Capturing and recording management information.
  • Sheriff court advocacy.
  • Communicating with clients effectively and complying with deadlines and clients' reporting requirements.

In return, you will benefit from being part of an organisation that is genuinely committed to its people. Within our friendly department you will have access to a range of learning and development opportunities designed to support your ongoing progression.

For a confidential conversation please contact Jonathan.Brett@clydeco.com 0161 240 2820 or apply today through the link provided.

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