Solicitor, Construction Insurance, 2-5 yrs PQE, London

  • Kennedys
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Aug 07, 2017
Full time Construction Contentious Professional Negligence

Job Description

Ref No.   33878   Job Title   Solicitor, Construction Insurance   Work Type   Full Time - Permanent   Expertise   Insurance   Job Location   London   Salary   Competitive   Description

Kennedys are looking for a lawyer to join the specialist construction insurance team within the London professional indemnity group.  The role will be assisting Paul Carter (Head of Construction), Christopher Butler, Fleur Rochester, and John Eastlake (Head of London Professional Indemnity) within the London office.  Candidates from either a construction insurance or pure construction background with a strong interest in professional indemnity would be welcome.  Successful candidates will be expected to maintain excellent client relationships and be involved in marketing/business development activities.

Type of Clients:

Insurers
Contractors
Professional indemnity insurers
Architects
Engineers
Quantity surveyors 

 
Experience

Essential:

2-5* years’ defendant experience within construction/construction PI 

Desirable:

To have had previous client contact and attendance at business development events
Experience of arbitration and negotiation 

 

Kennedys’ Firm information:
Kennedys is an international law firm with expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, particularly in the insurance/reinsurance and liability industries. With over 1,500 people worldwide across 27 offices in the UK and Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America, we have some of the most respected legal minds in their fields.

We act for insurers, reinsurers, Lloyd’s Syndicates, public bodies and corporates. Our deep sector knowledge means that we understand the impact of proposed regulations and advise our clients on the implications this will have on their business. Every day we make a difference for our clients.

We provide answers, recommendations, strategy and tactics. We deliver these in plain English and it’s what we call Legal advice in black and white.

What do we have to offer?
At Kennedys we offer a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon our core values; we are approachable, and responsive, we show respect for people, we are trustworthy and straightforward and we ensure that we deliver economic solutions for our clients.

Career Development:
We actively encourage all staff to develop in their chosen career by providing early responsibility, supervision and training.