Insurance Litigation Solicitor

Job Description

Insurance Litigation Solicitor

Dublin 4 Firm

Job Introduction
Full services law firm specialising in insurance, professional indemnity, defendant personal injury, health, commercial litigation and employment work.

We offer a local service to all clients, whether based in the UK, Ireland or internationally. Our team of partners, lawyers and support staff work together to provide a client-led service, which responds swiftly and effectively to all matters.

We are looking to appoint a Solicitor / Associate to join our existing Professional Indemnity team.

Role Responsibility
Handling a caseload focused on a mix of professional indemnity, directors and officers insurance and general coverage cases
Developing and maintaining close relations with our insurer clients and their insureds
Playing a vital role in the development and promotion of firm through business development, networking and profile raising activities, including contributing to marketing, training and knowledge sharing within the team and throughout the firm
Assisting the partners in the day to day running of the office overseeing the associated administrative tasks as and when appropriate
Handle confidential information in line with the firm’s data security protocols

The Ideal Candidate
Qualified solicitor in Ireland
Experience in commercial litigation and some exposure to the insurance litigation market is preferred
Experience of providing coverage advices and dealing with coverage disputes would be of benefit
Experience of using alternative forms of dispute resolution
Strong technical skill and an ability to understand and work through complex issues
A demonstrable ability to adopt a commercial perspective rather than an ‘academic’ approach to legal issues and to be client- focused
Ability to operate a high level of self-sufficiency, combined with an awareness of the boundaries of own competence/authority
Change oriented with a positive, flexible approach towards the implementation of new initiatives and a willingness to assist in the success of DAC Beachcroft Dublin
Team oriented and collegiate with an experience of and a willingness to mentor, coach and supervise less experienced members of teams
Confident communicator with an ability to develop relationships, undertake client marketing and influence at all levels. Ability to deal confidently and professionally with clients on day to day issues
Strong organisational skills to ensure a pragmatic and methodical approach to handling a variety of professional indemnity claims

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