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Solicitor or Associate / Senior Associate - Commercial Insurance

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20 Apr 2021

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DWF's high profile Commercial Insurance Team is seeking to recruit a Solicitor or Associate / Senior Associate to be based in any of our North West offices. There has never been a more exciting time to join this growing and thriving team, in a business that is going from strength to strength. We're proud of our many long-term and exclusive client relationships and you will have the opportunity to work with these high-profile clients from day one, as well as get to work alongside some of the most highly respected experts in this industry. There's no denying this is a great opportunity for someone keen to work with and learn from the best.

The Commercial Insurance team at DWF provides high quality commercial advice on a wide range of matters to insurers, MGAs, loss adjusters and large corporates. Their expertise includes a wide range of commercial insurance disputes spanning damage, construction and engineering matters, and product liability disputes as well as policy indemnity disputes, criminal defence work and subrogated recoveries. This role will in particular focus on policy coverage, major property damage and business interruption of a high value/complex nature.

We are keen to hear from candidates (up to 8 or 10 years PQE or more) who share our values of teamwork and client focus. A commercial insurance and/or litigation background would be ideal, though we will also consider candidates with a background in other areas who possess relevant transferrable skills. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong work ethic and the ability to plan and case manage their own case load as well as assist Partners and other colleagues on larger/complex claims. Candidates should be self motivated, performance driven and demonstrate good attention to detail and commitment to provide clients with high quality legal advice.

This role will provide the successful candidate with the chance to work alongside our Partners and other senior members of the team and can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Benefits package and flexible working:

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That's why, when you join DWF, you'll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers, a buy as you earn share scheme and dining cards. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.

We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible or [partly] agile role. We are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.

About DWF

DWF is a global legal business providing Complex, Managed and Connected Services, operating from 33 key locations with over 4,200 people. The Company became the first Main Market Premium Listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange in March 2019. We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of work and business. At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Note to recruitment agencies

We hire the majority of our talent directly by our resourcing team or via referrals. On occasion, we will look for external support and will release vacancies to our recently reviewed Preferred Suppliers List. Speculative CVs sent by other agents or outside of the agreed process will not be accepted and no recruitment fee will be applicable.
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