FTC Principal Associate - Insurance Dispute

Manchester – £55,000 - £60,000

ROLE: Principal Associate (9-12 Month Contract)
LOCATION: Manchester City Centre
SALARY: £55k-60k

My client is a Top 50 law firm with offices throughout the UK and Internationally. They are looking to recruit a Principal Associate for their office in Manchester. You will become a member of the Insurance Disputes team covering claims nationally however situated in Manchester.

The ideal candidate will express a wide range of general and specialist insurance coverage inclusive of claims defence advice, knowledge of the London insurance market, Lloyds regulatory issues, coverage and policy interpretation.

Areas of Practice:
- Professional indemnity, inclusive of solicitors, barristers, accountants and brokers.
- Construction professional indemnity including architects, engineers, design and building contractors.
- Coverage on Primary and Excess layers.

The ideal candidate will be a minimum of 5 years PQE with experience in a similar role within a City firm or large regional law firm. A good background in commercial litigation or professional indemnity and insurance coverage disputes.

If you wish to discuss this opportuntiy further then please do not hesitate to apply above or contact Riley urgently on 0161 233 6360

Please contact Riley Hindson, Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

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Riley Hindson

Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360


Riley joined our Locum team in 2019 with a focus on temporary and contract positions across the legal sector working with candidates of all levels from both non-qualified and qualified backgrounds. Riley works with a range of clients from top 50, 200 and Legal 500 rated law firms to smaller businesses and regional to high-street practices. Riley's geographical specialisms are focused in Central London, within the North West and across Yorkshire where he aims to deliver service excellence for all his clients and interim/ contract candidates.  

Before Douglas Scott Riley worked in the industrial sector of recruitment and studied a fashion degree at Leeds Arts University.

"Riley was extremely helpful and proactive. He was always available to talk and assisted in getting me exactly what I wanted for the applied post. He was diligent, thorough and professional. On the other hand he was friendly, approachable and understanding". 

Residential Conveyancer | London

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Commercial Insurance Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insolvency Law
  • Type: Partner / Dept Head, Solicitor / FILEX, Private Practice
  • Salary: £55,000 - £60,000
  • Term: Temp/Contract
  • Location: Manchester
  • Reference: J56185

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