Associate (3 year+ PQE) - Catastrophic Injury and Large Loss - Edinburgh/Glasgow
Catastrophic Injury and Large Loss
Associate - Catastrophic Injury and Large Loss - Edinburgh/Glasgow
We are looking for an Associate (3+ years PQE) to join our Catastrophic Injury and Large Loss Team
to be based in the Edinburgh or Glasgow office.
Our Catastrophic Personal Injury and Large
Loss team covers every aspect from policy coverage to litigation,
providing expert support for the highest value claims. This
is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding team within our
The role can be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow office and requires
regular communication with clients nationally. We have a
collaborative, supportive team working in a modern, flexible environment.
The successful candidate should preferably have experience in
personal injury. Previous experience in dealing with Catastrophic Personal Injury and Large Loss
cases will be an advantage but is not essential. This is an
opportunity to take a lead in a growing area where the law is
developing and the work is challenging.
Please note that our PQE levels are a guide and all suitable
candidates will be considered.
Essential Skills & Experience
You will be a highly determined individual able to adapt well
within a demanding, fast-paced team.
You will have experience of personal injury litigation
You will enjoy being challenged by complex legal issues and
expanding your knowledge.
You will be focussed on delivering a highly professional service
to clients, including compliance with client SLAs and MI requirements.
The successful candidate will take
Working with all members of the team and
you will be exposed to a variety of work, but predominantly acting
on behalf of a range of insurance companies and self-insured
Assisting and handling a varied caseload
as well as appearing regularly in the Sheriff Court.
Carrying out investigations with live
defenders and taking witness statements, reviewing and
interpreting medical records and medical reports.
Identifying information requirements and
securing required documentation/evidence from claimant representatives
Adhering to reporting and reserving
requirements in relation to different client SLAs
File Management - including initial
reports, updating reports and correspondence
Attending and appearing at court and
pre-trial meetings, and adhering to court timetables
You will support the Partners in
servicing existing clients, growing new business and maintaining
relationships with clients using technical excellence and innovation
Drafting of all legal documents and
Dealing with interlocutory proceedings,
CMCs and client meetings.
Supporting marketing and business
development activity with the team and the wider Clyde & Co
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.