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Job Title Junior Associate/Associate
Job Location Birmingham
Job Type Lawyers/Attorneys
Expertise Employer Liability/Public Liability
Description

Role : Junior Associate/Associate - NQ-2 PQE

The Role

We are recruiting an EL/PL Associate to join the Employers Liability/Public Liability team in Birmingham. The role will involve managing a mix caseload of defendant fast track and multi track EL/PL matters and supporting on large loss/catastrophic injury cases.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working as part of a team specialising in EL/PL fast and multi track matters.
  • Handling a varied workload in accordance with client protocols and act as a point of contact for clients, demonstrating a level of knowledge and skill commensurate with experience
  • You will support the Partners in servicing existing clients, growing new business and maintaining relationships with clients using technical excellence and innovation
  • Dealing with EL/PL and complex litigation both autonomously and as part of a team approach.
  • Drafting of all legal documents and client advice.
  • Dealing with interlocutory proceedings, CMCs and client meetings.
  • Assisting the development of new business acquisition in conjunction with team Partners.
  • Maintain an awareness of the firm's strategies/plans to support the Partners in building a model team working in multiple locations.
  • Supervision of junior members of the team
  • Supporting marketing and business development activity with the team and
  • If you are interested in building your expertise in the biggest, market leading Casualty practice in the UK, now is the time to join Clyde and Co.

The Team

The role will be working in the employers and public liability team within the Casualty region of the firm. The team deals with a wide variety of work for major insurers and directly for large corporates. The work is complex and often involves representing household names.

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.

Our Values

Our values are the principles that guide the decisions we make, unite us in our endeavours and strengthen our delivery, for our clients and our firm. We:

  • Work as one We are a globally connected team of talented people who act with a firm-first mentality to achieve success
  • Excel with clients We aim high and challenge ourselves to deliver unique excellence for our clients, keeping them at the centre of everything we do
  • Celebrate difference We help each other to be at our best and believe our differences result in greater achievement
  • Act boldly We seek new opportunities, take action and learn as we go, recognising that curiosity drives our development and contributes to growth

What We Offer

We are always looking to recognise and reward our people for the work they do. Here are just a few of the benefits you will have access to, as part of our team

  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working - 2 days in the office, 3 days at home.
  • Pension scheme
  • Group income protection
  • Maternity and paternity pay
  • Holiday purchase
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Gym subsidy

For a confidential conversation call Sarah Kennedy on 0161 838 6781 or email sarah.kennedy@clydeco.com

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