|Role profile:||Role Profile Level 5|
|PQE:||5 years +|
|Working hours:||Full-time (Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm)|
|Division:||Litigation, Transaction and Advisory|
Weightmans is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2019 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK, we are immensely proud of the work we carry out for our clients and the culture we provide to our people.
Our national Litigation department provides litigation and advisory services to the insurance industry and commercial clients. We act on behalf of (re)insurers, professional practices, corporations and regulatory bodies. We have significant experience of working with the construction, financial, broking and legal sectors, in particular. Members of our department regularly deal with high-profile and sensitive issues with far reaching implications, and litigate cases in which landmark decisions are reached. We resolve disputes via litigation, arbitration, adjudication, mediation and regulatory ombudsman services.
Please note: This role can be based in our Birmingham, Leeds, London, Liverpool, Manchester or Newcastle office.
The Litigation team undertakes a broad range of substantial, challenging work, largely of a contentious nature. This includes claims against a wide variety of professional service providers together with insurance and reinsurance disputes. This role will focus largely on claims and related insurance issues concerning commercial organisations such as building contractors, engineers, architects, surveyors, investment managers, insurers, fund managers and financial advisers. The coverage disputes element of the role will cover a range of insurance policies including PI, EL/PL, D&O, CAR and property.
Main duties and responsibilities
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.
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