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Defence Insurance Litigation Solicitor

Reference: 20256


Belfast, County Antrim



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Date Posted

19 August, 2022

The Company:

An exciting opportunity to join a leading UK Firm who is experiencing sustained growth within their Belfast team. With an enviable reputation and brand, the team is now looking to appoint a senior solicitor to join their defence insurance litigation team. Working with large insurance clients throughout the UK, this would suit an ambitious solicitor who thrives within a very supportive culture. The Firm also offers exciting career progression and learning opportunities.

The Role:

As a senior member of the team you will oversee and take lead on

  • Developing and maintaining key and new client relationships, including attendance at appropriate client meetings
  • Handling own caseload across disease, motor, and fraud, including high value/complex/nominated cases with appropriate assistance and agreed performance metrics (chargeable hours and billing)
  • Assist in increasing the profile of the Firms in the Disease market (which may include the production of marketing information including articles/blogs, delivering training/seminars etc)
  • Contribution to relevant contract tender submissions
  • Lead the development of key strategies to combat opponent behaviours

The Person:

  • 10yrs PQE
  • Previous experience in litigated defendant insurance work up to £500k, particularly industrial disease claims.
  • Experience in defence of motor and fraud claims.
  • An ability to prioritise workload & strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work with case management systems
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to identify pragmatic solutions to challenges


  • Experience in EL/PL casualty cases



Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
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