Head of Insurance Litigation

Excellent Benefits Package
28 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Kelly Reid
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

This is a rare and very exciting opportunity based with our client in their Manchester city centre office. You will Head the Civil Litigation team, handling Defendant Insurance work, in addition to being responsible for the overall management of the Manchester office.

The Manchester office consists of around 30 team members. Teams include Civil Litigation, Crime and Regulatory law. You must have the gravitas and seniority to be the 'go-to' person for the Manchester office.

As part of your role you will be responsible for profitability and budgetary targets for the Contentious business, and for the output and professionalism of the team, including appropriate training oversight and supervision. You will seek to continuosly improve and grow the business.

This role is unlike any other because whilst it is a senior level position, a following isn't essential. Work sources are already available as our client is a part of a large business organisation. Our client can offer top end, high calibre work which is both interesting and diverse.

To be considered for this role you will have a minimum of around 10PQE in Civil Litigation, specifically Defendant Insurance Litigation. You will be working with a top law firm carrying our Insurance Panel work and be confident working within SRA guidelines. Management experience is essential, and some Compliance work is desirable.

Our client can offer a genuine team orientated environment where they really care about who joins their team. You must be enthusiastic, passionate and driven, yet possess excellent people skills. You will also have some entrepreneurial desire to really commit to grow the Manchester office and be a leader in driving the business forward.

Our client's offices are modern and centrally based in the heart of the city. They are offering a very attractive benefits package, along with a competitive basic salary.

If you feel you have the required experience and this role is of interest please apply now or contact me for a further discussion as roles of this calibre aren't on the market for long!

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We aim to respond to all applications within two working days. If we have not contacted you within this time frame your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.

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