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Job Title Senior Paralegal / Litigation Exe, National Professional Indemnity, Manchester
Job Location Manchester
Job Type Paralegal
Expertise Insurance / Financial & Professional Disputes

Senior Paralegal / Litigation Executive, National Professional Indemnity, Manchester Office

We are looking for a Senior Paralegal/Litigation Executive join our market leading National Professional Indemnity Claims team and will be based in our Manchester office.

The Team

Our market leading Professional Indemnity Claims operation sits within our (tier 1 in the legal directories) National Professional Indemnity business line which is itself part of our pre-eminent £100M strong wider Insurance, Financial and Professional Disputes group in the UK; the team handles a wide range of professional indemnity claims with some product and property liability work as well as insurance policy coverage advice.

The Role

The role is a very hands-on position, and the successful candidate will, following training and under supervision, be predominantly running their own caseload of pre litigated and litigated multi-track claims (above £25,000) as well as assisting on all disputes that this team is instructed on, on behalf of our clients, including but not limited to:

  • Defending professional negligence lender claims brought by lenders against surveyor client relating to alleged overvaluations of residential properties.
  • Defending a book of circa 500 litigated claims against installers of retro- fit cavity wall insulation alleging breach of contract and negligence.
  • Working on two solicitors' delegated authority schemes defending claims initiated pre action against solicitors across the UK.
  • Working as an agent of insurers investigating a mixed book of claims in a project management capacity

Role Requirements

  • This role would be well suited to Paralegals with 12+ months experience in defending claims brought against surveyors, solicitors, construction professionals and or emerging professionals.
  • Alternatively, candidates working within a commercial insurance and or litigation team and or with genuine litigation disputes experience.
  • This role requires an LLB qualification with a 2:1 achieved as a minimum.
  • Ability to work as part of a fast paced and dynamic team.

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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