NQ Solicitor (Professional Indemnity & Commercial) - London Markets - Legal Advisory

Job Description

Salary: TBC

Newly Qualified Solicitor - London Market and Global Risk Team – London/Bristol  

We are looking to attract a newly qualified Solicitor to join DWF, an award-winning global legal business

The successful incumbent will join our London Market & Global Risk Team and can be located in either Bristol or London.  

This role involves handling a range of insurance claims, both international and domestic. Clients include London Market insurers and major household name insurers. Our client list is prestigious and growing. We also advise prestigious corporate clients, either through insurance work or directly.

The work is diverse, involving claims across a range of policy types, including property, casualty, marine, contract works and more; and under primary layer, excess layer and reinsurance programs. The work includes policy coverage, property damage, product liability, personal injury (limited), reinsurance and subrogated recovery. Our work spans numerous jurisdictions, and our team is an important part of our global network.

We have strong expertise in various sectors, both within our team and through collaboration with other teams. These include construction, transport, energy, aviation, retail, life sciences and food & drink. Sector activities cover the whole firm, giving you the opportunity to work with lawyers in a variety of disciplines.

We're offering you the opportunity to join a supportive and collegiate team and gain access to top level industry training. DWF have a unique approach to providing legal services and work with market leaders and the best in the industry, all whilst providing a supportive work environment where you will work collaboratively towards a shared vision.

You will be learning from industry leading experts in a friendly and committed working environment and get involved in a variety of tasks. This is a highly successful team, offering exciting career opportunities for an ambitious candidate. This role brings a quality and varied workload with high levels of client contact

We are keen to hear from applicants who ideally come from a defendant background although we are open to considering those with Claimant backgrounds also. The role requires a newly qualified Solicitor with an interest in insurance and dispute resolution, who is versatile and able to operate across a range of diverse practice areas.

If you are looking to develop and grow your professional expertise and enhance your career in a legal business that isn't afraid to challenge the norm and go beyond expectations … then apply!

Feel free to visit our website or contact our recruitment team further details about this vacancy or DWF in general.

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 leading global provider of integrated legal and business services, operating across eight key sectors in over 30 global locations with over 4,000 people. Our purpose is to deliver positive outcomes with our colleagues, clients and communities. The legal market has changed profoundly in the last decade and the speed of change continues to increase. There is a clear and growing desire for legal services to be delivered in an easier and more efficient way. So we’ve listened to our clients and designed a range of services to meet these needs. Our vision is to deliver integrated legal and business services on a global scale through our three offerings; Legal Advisory, Mindcrest and Connected Services. Our ability to seamlessly combine any number of these services to deliver bespoke solutions for our clients is our key differentiator. This Integrated Legal Management approach delivers greater operational efficiency, price certainty and transparency for our clients. Without compromising on quality or service.

Supporting your application

Our recruitment process will comprise of interviews and, at times, a written exercise, an assessment day and/or a presentation.  We want to make sure we do all we can to make this a positive experience for you.  Please make us aware any adjustments or additional support we can provide beforehand or on the day.

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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