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Job Title Associate (3 year+ PQE) - Catastrophic Injury and Large Loss - Edinburgh/Glasgow
Job Location Edinburgh
Job Type Lawyers/Attorneys
Expertise 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.

The Role

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 multi-award-winning firm.

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.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will take responsibility for:

  • 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 commercial organisations.
  • 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 client advice.
  • Dealing with interlocutory proceedings, CMCs and client meetings.
  • Supporting marketing and business development activity with the team and the wider Clyde & Co casualty group.

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.

Clyde & Co are committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of employment.