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Associate/Senior Associate - Insurance - 2-9 PQE

Experienced Lawyers
19000116 Requisition #
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An opportunity exists to join our future facing law firm. Your chance to join our busy and expanding Insurance team in London focusing on Financial Lines claims.

About the role

You will work as part of this experienced and supportive team to advise a spectrum of Insurance clients from Lloyd’s Syndicates to Company Market participants on a wide range of Financial Lines Insurance related matters.

Your responsibilities will include:

defending some of the most difficult and high profile professional negligence claims against a range of financial professionals/practices, including fund managers, accountants, wealth managers, pension professionals, and company directors;

advising Insurers on complex Policy coverage issues in respect of financial and professional risks;

assisting with the development of emerging classes of claims such as W&I, cyber and FI tech;

taking ownership of your case load and providing efficient and collaborative professional support for partners;

developing your own professional relationships with clients; and

supporting the wider team in developing business and raising profile of the firm
Involvement in marketing events.

About you

Appropriate level of post qualification experience (we anticipate up to approximately 9 years) in an established firm that acts for Insurance clients.  

Excellent drafting skills and the ability to translate legal theory into practical advice.

Due to the role being client facing you will need to have sound judgement and good interpersonal and consultancy skills.

About us

CMS are delighted to be named Law Firm of the Year at the 2018 British Legal Awards.
CMS is an international law firm with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.
Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 42 countries from 74 offices worldwide. 
A future facing law firm CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence.  We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.

Equal opportunities

CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”).

For further information about CMS’ diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here.to view the diversity pages on our website.

How to apply

If you are interested please apply online.  If you have any queries, please contact Stefanie Hall, Talent Acquisition Advisor.
Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

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