LEGAL COUNSEL: PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY – GLOBAL LAW FIRM
PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE, DISPUTE RESOLUTION
REF: AH 2177
Our client is one of the world’s leading international law firms with a footprint stretching throughout Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia. The firm is highly entrepreneurial and a pioneer of adopting innovation and delivery of alternative legal services.
The firm’s Legal, Risk and Compliance (LRC) function is seeking to appoint a mid-level Professional Indemnity lawyer to join at Legal Counsel level. This diverse and dynamic role will report to a Senior Legal Counsel and the GC and work closely alongside the Risk and HR teams and the Executive Board.
The incoming lawyer will primarily be responsible for managing and resolving professional indemnity claims made against the firm’s fee earners across their EMEA network. In addition, the role holder will be tasked with: monitoring and reporting on the firm’s financial and reputational risk profile ensuring the firm’s offices have effective and adequate insurance coverage managing internal investigations managing internal partnership disputes reviewing, renewing and managing compliance programs and policies.
You will be an experienced and versatile litigator with significant experience gained in defending professional negligence claims, gained from a leading firm andor inhouse role. You will have a deep understanding of professional indemnity insurance and be adept at building external relationships with insurers and law firms. Experience of managing a risk and compliance function, running internal investigations and knowledge of partnership disputes would also be an advantage.
You will be joining a friendly team within a dynamic and innovative international organisation. The role offers a varied and exciting diet of work, competitive salary and career development platform.
Please apply with your CV in complete confidence to Alec Harvey or contact Alec for a discreet conversation about this opportunity.
Job Reference: AH 2177
Salary per: Annum
Job Start Date: ASAP
Vacancy type: In House