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
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 an 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 willgain arbitration and adjudication experience.
Day to day, you will have the opportunity to work
closely with a partner and of counsel who are both specialists in
this area and supported by other Bristol based Associates. 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 1-4 years'
post qualified experience in professional indemnity work in
relation to the construction industry.
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 and London.
Able to work effectively as part of a diverse and
Flexibility and a willingness to work additional
hours on occasion as required.
An enthusiastic and team-oriented approach is essential.