Barrister - for City law firm

  • Job Reference: 72195
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £City
  • Sector: Insurance Lit, Professional Negligence, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Marian Lloyd-Jones
  • Email: marian@ll-j.com
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description

THE FIRM

Our client is a UK and international law firm.

THE ROLE

The London Professional & Financial Risks team is looking to hire a barrister to handle or train into handling coverage/ financial lines.

Within the insurance group, this team has a well-established client base, acting for mostly financial lines insurers in the market and their insureds.

You will be working on a wide array of matters, many which are high profile, both in the insurance market and in the press.

This will mainly encompass providing coverage advice to London market insurers on D&O, FI and crime matters as well as advising insurers on FI D&O claims, and the defence aspects.

Day to day duties are likely to include professional indemnity claims, including coverage issues.

ABOUT YOU

A barrister with a strong academic background, you may have recently completed pupillage or have up to around 4YC, and ideally have insurance coverage, FI and D&O experience.

If not, the firm is prepared to train a junior barrister looking to forge a new career path with a City law firm.

This is a unique opportunity for a barrister with an interest in the insurance sector looking to be mentored to transition from the bar.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.