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Professional Indemnity Lawyer

Employer
Womble Bond Dickinson
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Oct 2023

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors – Private Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Practice Area
Construction, Insurance & Reinsurance
Experience Level
0-2yrs PQE, 2-5yrs PQE, 5+ yrs PQE
Role Classification
Lawyer

Job Details

Our Construction Insurance practice forms a key part of our well established and highly regarded national Insurance Disputes Team.

We have an impressive track record in successfully defending complex construction disputes and have been providing specialist advice in the insurance market for over 40 years. The Insurance Disputes Team specialise in the defence of high value and complex claims against professionals and our construction insurance practice encompasses claims against contractors, specialist sub-contractors, architects, engineers, interior designers, consultants, surveyors, valuers and planners. We are acting in a number of the most high-profile construction disputes and public inquiries in the industry at present.

We have an opportunity for a Professional Indemnity Lawyer to join the team in London.

 

So, what will you be doing?

With no two claims the same in this varied role you'll work on disputes across multiple professions within the construction sphere as well as undertaking detailed policy coverage investigations. You'll defend claims against all types of construction professional and advise them and their Insurers on strategy and case management. You will develop contacts and relationships with both Insureds and Insurer clients and assist in the long-term development of the business. 

We work closely alongside our Construction & Engineering Team who provide the full range of construction related dispute and transactional advice, so there is also the opportunity to get involved in non-insurance related construction disputes. The majority of our fee-earners get the opportunity to go on client secondment which will help you to better understand our clients' commercial endeavours. 

 

What makes it great to work here?

We continually work hard to create an open culture that sets us apart from other firms. Our culture gives us much more of a human feel, emphasising that we're more than just suits!

As signatories to the Mindful Business Charter, it's important to us that our people are able to maintain healthy and happy lives, both in and out of work. We have a number of resources and initiatives designed to support health and wellbeing and we're very happy to talk flexible working, full-time or part-time working patterns.

Through our ED&I initiatives we create an environment in which difference is valued. We have an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Group, led by our Board Sponsor, which works with our colleague networks (we currently have firm supported networks for race, ethnicity, and cultural heritage, LGBTQ+, disabilities, families, and women's career development and we're in constant dialogue with our people about how we expand our networks to better support everybody). Find out more about ED&I at WBD here. We encourage applicants from all social backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, gender identities and sexual orientations.

We are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to all. If you have a disability or long term condition and need us to make any adjustments to give you the best possible recruitment process, please let us know by contacting the recruiter on the right hand side of this page.

 

We are an in-house recruitment team and will always aim to fill our roles directly in the first instance. If you're an agency, please click here for ways that you can work with us. 

Company

Womble Bond Dickinson is a full-service transatlantic law firm, created on 1 November 2017 through the combination of UK firm Bond Dickinson and US firm Womble Carlyle.

A Top 100 law firm globally and Top 20 law firm in the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson has more than 420 partners and 1,000 lawyers based across 16 US cities and eight UK cities including a significant presence in London. The firm's reach also extends to Europe where it has strategic partnerships with other law firms in Germany and France. 

In the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson advises in excess of 40 FTSE 350 companies, many of the largest businesses in the country, government organisations and wealthy individuals. With a focus on eleven key sectors (Energy & Natural Resources; Financial Institutions; Healthcare;  Insurance, Manufacturing;  Real Estate; Retail and Consumer; Transport, Logistics & Infrastructure; Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences; Technology and Private Wealth) the firm’s experience allows it to build strong relationships and deliver an excellent service to clients.

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