Senior Associate

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
Competitive + benefits
Posted
14 Oct 2021
Closes
12 Nov 2021
Job Title
Lawyer
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Kennedys is looking for a Senior Associate to work on Professional Liability cases in our Birmingham office. This is an exciting opportunity to join our highly regarded Professional Liability team which is located in our Birmingham, London, Manchester, Leeds and Taunton offices.

Team

Kennedys' professional liability team deal with all areas of professional liability and handle claims of all sizes and complexity, including insurers who underwrite some of the world's largest financial institutions, global law firms, the 'Big Four' accounting firms, as well as insurers who underwrite regional, local and smaller institutions and firms.

Clients
  • Insurers
  • Self-Insureds
  • Construction professionals
  • IT professionals
  • Insolvency practitioners
  • Solicitors.
Cases
  • Professional indemnity claims against solicitors, construction professionals and IT consultants as well as insurance/policy disputes.
Required experience
  • 5+ years' UK Qualified Solicitor or CILEX qualified with the relevant experience*
  • Familiar with professional indemnity policies and coverage issues
  • Experience of assisting on large cases in a team environment
  • Previous client contact and attendance at business development events
  • Experience of arbitration and negotiation.
Benefits
  • Matching pension scheme
  • Fitness and wellness benefits
  • Private medical insurance
  • Corporate GP
  • Life insurance and Income protection
  • 35 hour working week
  • Excellent resources via our online Learning Management System
About Kennedys

As soon as you join Kennedys you'll be given opportunity to build your own personal client relationships, and we encourage you to do so. We value the relationships we build with our clients and we know that they appreciate our warm, friendly, human approach. We place emphasis on offering a transparent career path. Our partner and senior associate promotion process and criteria are clearly communicated throughout the firm. We are proud that many of our partners, including our Senior Partner, began their life in law as trainees with us.

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