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5 months ago
Kennedys
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Company benefits: Healthcare, Life insurance, Pension scheme
Location: Edinburgh
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: PQE 1, PQE 2, PQE 3, PQE 4, PQE 5
Contact: Kennedys Recruitment Team
Sector: Personal Injury, Insurance and Reinsurance
Category: Lawyer Jobs

Kennedys is looking to recruit lawyers for our Edinburgh office.  We have opportunities in both Insurance and Liability supporting partners Frank Gill and Rory Jackson.

Insurance 

The successful candidate will work on defending professional negligence claims, commercial disputes, advising clients on licensing, regulatory matters and professional discipline and Liability.

Liability

The successful candidate will work on all aspects of motor and EL/PL claims up to and assisting on complex and high value personal injury.  Both pre-litigation and litigated files.  Promoting early resolution of claims without recourse to litigation.

What are we looking for?

  • Scottish Qualified Solicitor with 0 - 5 years experience*
  • Strong Academics (2.1 or higher degree) or equivalent
  • Knowledge of the procedures in the Court of Session and Sheriff Courts
  • Some Sheriff Court advocacy experience.
  • Experience of multi-track EL/PL and/or motor claims including larger losses
  • Experience of managing disease related case work
  • Insurance Litigation experience 
  • Experience of instructing Counsel and attending Consultations
  • To have had previous client contact and attendance at business development events.

About Kennedys

Kennedys is a global law firm with over 1,900 people worldwide across 37 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America.

We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning opportunities to help you develop your skills when you need to, wherever you are in the world.

We value and support diversity as an equal opportunity employer. The environment we practice in is critical as individuals and as members of a cohesive team. We’ve created a culture based on client service, professional excellence, hard work and trust.

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