Solicitor / Associate / Senior Associate / Director - Commercial Insurance
North West / agile working with a blend of home and office based working
Competitive Salary and Bonus Scheme
DWF's high profile Commercial Insurance Team is seeking to recruit a number of growth roles to be based in any of our North West offices. There has never been a more exciting time to join this growing and thriving team, in a business that is going from strength to strength. We’re proud of our many long-term and exclusive client relationships and you will have the opportunity to work with these high-profile clients from day one, as well as get to work alongside some of the most highly respected experts in this industry. There’s no denying this is a great opportunity for someone keen to work with and learn from the best.
The Commercial Insurance team at DWF provides high quality commercial advice on a wide range of matters to insurers, MGAs, loss adjusters and large corporates. Their expertise includes a wide range of commercial insurance disputes spanning damage, construction and engineering matters, and product liability disputes as well as policy indemnity disputes, criminal defence work and subrogated recoveries. We currently have a number of growth opportunities focussed on property damage recoveries, others focussed on a mixture of policy coverage work, property damage liability claims, and some property damage recoveries, as well as roles within our criminal defence sub-team focussing on motor prosecutions, HSE and Environment Agency prosecutions, and handling inquest matters.
We are hiring at multiple levels of experience, and can consider NQ - 3 or 4 years PQE, as well as more senior individuals. We are keen to hear from individuals who share our values of teamwork and client focus and have experience of general commercial insurance work, policy coverage or property damage claims. You will demonstrate a strong work ethic and the ability to plan and case manage your own case load as well as assist Partners and other colleagues on larger/complex claims. Candidates should be self-motivated, performance driven and demonstrate good attention to detail and commitment to provide clients with high quality legal advice.
This role will provide the successful candidate with the chance to work alongside our Partners and other senior members of the team and can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.
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 and a buy as you earn share scheme. 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.
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
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