Senior Claims Solicitor 7+ PQE

Senior Claims Solicitor 7+ PQE

Mishcon de Reya LLP

London, United Kingdom

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Leading on complex internal legal matters and proven experience managing the entire litigation process to a high standard
  • Maintaining relationships and acting as the point of contact with relevant third parties, including insurance providers and external Solicitors
  • Deputizing for the GC with regards to client service queries in periods of absence, providing strong, confident and commercial advice
  • Providing ad-hoc advice to Partners across the Firm as well as providing regular updates to the Executive Committee
  • Preparing letters, applications, motions, resolutions, agreements, policies, procedures and other required documents
  • Proposing appropriate changes in internal processes in order to secure compliance with any new legislation and best practice
  • Managing the Senior Compliance Manager and providing leadership and managerial support to other members of the Risk & Compliance team as and when required
  • Preparing and delivering internal training to the Compliance team and Solicitors across the Firm
  • Working with the debt recovery team

Skills/Experience

  • Qualified Solicitor with approx. 7 years' PQE
  • Extensive experience of handling complaints, claims and dealing with insurers
  • Extensive professional negligence experience gained either in private practice or in-house in a Compliance function
  • Proven experience of interacting with private client-focussed legal departments
  • Proven experience in managing the entire process of complex legal matters
  • Managerial experience with the ability to successfully lead a small team
  • Experience in delivering high quality training sessions

Skills/Attributes

  • Efficient and responsive with an ability to challenge and influence senior stakeholders
  • Proactive, resilient and calm under pressure
  • Robust, diligent, confident, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to handle difficult matters with diplomacy and tact
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels and develop strong relationships both with external parties and colleagues across the firm
  • Adaptable and flexible approach
  • Strong IT skills

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