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Supervising Associate - Insurance & Construction
Our Insurance and Construction team advises insurers and professional
firms on a range of professional risk and construction issues
globally. With expertise across an international network, we achieve
efficient results that achieve our client's business objectives.
Our reputation is built on defending professionals in claims,
receiving instructions from both insurers and the insured firms
themselves, who are recognised leaders in their profession. We also
act in relation to pure construction disputes, in particular
We are seeking to recruit a Supervising Associate to join the Bristol
Insurance & Construction team to focus predominantly on defending
claims against construction professionals (including architects,
engineers, project managers and quantity surveyors) and coverage
disputes. There will be opportunities to work on other broader
non-construction insurance related claims.
Your caseload will routinely involve mediations and litigation
(generally in the Technology and Construction Court) and you will gain
arbitration and adjudication experience.
Day to day, you will have the opportunity to work closely with a
partner who is a specialist in this area. You will also work with
other partners and associates in London, and across other offices, as
part of a collegiate and supportive international group.
Applicants should ideally have between 3-6 years' post qualified
experience in professional indemnity work in relation to the
We would expect applicants to have worked for a leading law firm
for insurance and/or construction work.
Excellent academics and commercially driven.
Strong client focus with an ability and willingness to get
actively involved in marketing and business development in Bristol
Able to work effectively as part of a diverse and inclusive team.
Flexibility and a willingness to work additional hours on occasion
An enthusiastic and team-oriented approach is essential.
Here at Simmons & Simmons
We believe our people define us. Our working environment is genuinely
collegiate with a supportive atmosphere and team ethos - we have a
reputation for being a friendly culture which we are very proud of.
Flexible working, an inclusive and diverse culture, our innovative
approach and being truly international are just a few more things that
make us, us.
Below are a few more reasons to consider Simmons & Simmons for
your next career move:
Competitive benefits package
All year round dress down
International offices including: Hong Kong; Dubai; Tokyo; Dublin;
Milan; Bristol; Madrid; Singapore to name a few
Generous employee referral bonus program
All offices have their own artwork collections - we have a Damien
Hurst and a Tracey Emin in the London office
We were ranked as a Stonewall Top Global Employer in 2020 for the
fith year running.
We have recently acquired Wavelength (the first regulated legal
engineering firm in the world) which highlights our invested
interest in innovation.