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Job Title Associate/Senior Associate - Professional Indemnity Team – Edinburgh
Job Location Edinburgh
Job Type Business/Professional Services & Support
Expertise Insurance / Financial & Professional Disputes

Associate/Senior Associate(5 years + PQE) - Professional IndemnityTeam - Edinburgh

We are looking for an Associate/Senior Associate with 5 years + PQE to join the Professional Indemnity to be based in the Edinburgh office.

The successful candidate should preferably have experience dealing with complex cases of medical negligence, professional negligence, commercial litigation claims or come from a strong background of litigation and the desire to work in a rewarding area of law.

This is an opportunity to work for a ground-breaking award-winning Professional Indemnity team where the work is rewarding, challenging, inspiring and exciting area of law that makes a difference.

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

The Team

We are Scotland's leading professional negligence team, ranked band 1 in Chambers and Legal 500. It is headed up by Anna Kentish who can be described as "outstanding" and is considered a "market leader" by sources. She is well regarded for her specialised expertise in handling claims against legal professionals with impressed sources saying: "If I were sued, I'd go to her".

The Clyde and Co Professional Indemnity Team

Our global professional indemnity team has a long-established reputation for successfully defending negligence claims against professionals and handling the most complex coverage issues. We offer specialist advice on both high volume and high value claims.

Our clients include accountants, actuaries, architects, bankers, brokers, engineers, financial advisors, IT professional, media professionals, medical practitioners, lawyers, surveyors and valuers. We have specialist teams focusing on each of the major professions, including a number of partners who specialise solely in lawyers' or accountants' liability, and are regarded as market leaders in these sectors.

Our professional indemnity team has experience in complex regulatory investigations and litigation, particularly the problems presented by parallel proceedings. We are also experienced in relation to coverage issues including trigger points for cover.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • You will have experience dealing with complex cases of medical negligence, professional negligence, commercial litigation or litigation claims.
  • You will be a highly determined individual able to adapt well within a demanding, fast-paced team.
  • You will enjoy being challenged by complex legal issues and expanding your knowledge.
  • You will be a confident and effective communicator.
  • You will be focussed on delivering a highly professional service to clients, including compliance with client SLAs and MI requirements.

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

The Firm

Clyde & Co is a leading global law firm, specialising in the sectors that underpin global trade and commercial activity, namely: insurance, transport, construction, energy, trade and commodities. It is globally integrated, offering a comprehensive range of contentious and non-contentious legal services and commercially-minded legal advice to businesses operating across the world. Clyde & Co is committed to operating in a responsible way. This means progressing towards a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of its communities and clients, using its legal skills to support its communities through pro bono work, volunteering and charitable partnerships, and minimising the impact it has on the environment. The firm has 480 partners, 2400 lawyers, 3200 legal professionals and 5000 people overall in over 60 offices and associated offices worldwide.

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.

If you are interested in applying, then feel free to apply by clicking on the below link

Please contact - Jonathan.Brett@clydeco.com or call me on 0161 240 2820 for more information on the role.

Clyde & Co is committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of employment and are proud to be a Top 50 Inclusive Employer.