Professional Negligence Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 65861
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £Market
  • Sector: Professional Negligence, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


A well-regarded firm with a strong insurance practice.


A professional negligence solicitor is now sought to join the Bristol office.

The role will involve acting via Insurers with most of the work involving the defence of claims against Solicitors, Accountants and Construction Professionals.

There will also be opportunities to work for other professions such as Barristers, Financial Advisers and Pensions Professionals.

Additionally, there may be occasional cases for Claimants and the team undertakes significant amounts of coverage work.


A professional negligence solicitor at the NQ-2pqe level, you should have a thorough understanding of Insurance Law and policy issues.

You should also have experience of:

Preparing reports for Insurers with the ability to explain and advise succinctly on difficult and complex areas.

Liaising with senior professional clients in a variety of disciplines.

Managing the Insurer/Insured relationship being aware of potential conflicts.

Preparing for Court cases at all levels, including case management documentation interlocutory applications, expert instructions, witness statements and trial preparation.

Monitoring critical dates and ensuring compliance with Insurer service level agreements.

Understanding all systems and procedures with attention to detail and have the ability to explain and advise clients on those procedures.

A competitive salary package is on offer to the successful candidate.

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