Construction Insurance Litigation Solicitor

Organisation
Sharri Plimbley Associates
Reference
VAC-10107
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Construction
Location
Glasgow
Salary
Competitive
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs
Expiry Date
03/07/2017 09:37:00
Construction Insurance Litigation Solicitor, Glasgow

Job Description

Construction Insurance Litigation Solicitor, from NQ, Glasgow

The successful candidate will support the Construction & Engineering Team of this well-known firm with a broad case load including but not limited to: -

  • Acting on behalf of insurers and their insureds, including employers, contractors, professional consultants on a broad range of construction disputes, involving liability defence and subrogated recoveries, dealing with a variety of bespoke contracts and standard forms in what is a broad and diverse area of the law.
  • Advising clients on all aspects of construction disputes, including contractual advice and negotiation and, where required, raising, and defending Sheriff Court and Court of Session actions, adjudications, mediation, and arbitration
  • Providing insurance policy coverage advice.

The ability to handle a varied caseload of construction related disputes in accordance with client protocols, with an appropriate level of supervision is necessary as is excellent relationship and client handling skills, being able to deal confidently and professionally with clients in order to gain and maintain their confidence.

Drafting of high quality reports to clients, written submissions, court documents and letters ensuring that they are adapted for each case, client and the client’s needs is also essential as is corresponding with clients and other solicitors and liaising with Counsel and experts where appropriate.

Good Commercial awareness of the insurance and construction industries is required.

If you would like to know more, please get in touch with Sharri for a confidential discussion.

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