Associate - Insurance, Financial & Professional Disputes

Bristol – £50,000 - £65,000

Professional Indemnity Associate


A leading defendant firm in the heart of Bristol require a Junior Associate to join their highly regarded specialist professional negligence team.

Associates have broad caseloads working with a number of specialist teams.

The professional liability team supports and defends a wide range of insurers and professionals across all disciplines, in relation to all aspects of professional liability claims from policy response, to litigation and any associated disciplinary matters. They provide dispute resolution support through mediation, arbitration and litigation. As well as specialising in
representing professionals before their regulators.

My clients Professional and Financial Disputes group advises both insurers and professional "insured" businesses on the complex commercial litigation which arises from alleged professional negligence.

The successful Junior Associate will likely be 3-6 years PQE and will display excellent legal ability and initiative, as well as confidence in managing and prioritising a full and varied caseload.

The ideal candidate will have strong litigation and commercial disputes experience in particular in relation to contractual claims, breach of contract, etc. Experience of professional indemnity and negligence would be beneficial but is not a necessity for this role.

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Emily Flewitt

Senior Recruitment Consultant
0203 846 3071

Emily joined Douglas Scott in March 2017, initially as part of the Master Vendor team of consultants focusing on the recruitment for one specialised client account. Emily went on to join the National Support desk where she concentrated on business support roles within law firms. Currently Emily works on the National Insurance desk covering the South West region working with a range of small regional practices, boutique firms and larger national practices including well-established departments as well as emerging firms. Emily graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in 2016 and studied Criminology and Criminal Justice. Previous to this, she completed her A-levels in Business studies, ICT and Sociology. 

"Emily is extremely professional, helpful and really approachable. I found her a delight to communicate with. If it wasn’t for her I wouldn’t have put myself forward for a particular role. She deserves a big thank you for helping me."

Client Development Executive | London

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Commercial Litigation, Professional Negligence, Property Damage, Professional Indemnity
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, Private Practice
  • Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Reference: 35231740

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