Solicitor/CILEX/Litigation Executive

Recruiter
Kennedys
Location
Manchester
Posted
08 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description

We are looking to recruit a Legal Executive/Solicitor with experience in handling a caseload of pre-litigated and litigated suspected fraudulent claims. The role will consist of predominantly casualty claims but may also include motor and first party fraud claims.

The role requires undertaking all aspects of investigation, analysis of the merits of the case, drafting pleadings and reporting to clients. In addition, advising clients on technical and tactical aspects of litigation and the economic considerations

Type of Clients:

Large composite Insurers
London Market Insurers
Self-insured companies
EL/PL and motor insurers
Corporates
Transport operators and contractors

Type of Cases:

Suspected fraudulent claims and handling all aspects of motor and EL/PL/OL claims

Both pre-litigation and litigated files.


Experience

Essential:

Strong Academics

Desirable:

UK Qualified Solicitor, Foreign Qualified or CILEX qualified with the relevant experience.

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 1,700 people worldwide across 36 offices in the UK and Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and 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.

Please see attached job specification for further information.

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

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