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4 months ago
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Good Package
Location: Edinburgh
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: PQE 5, PQE 6-9, PQE 10+, PQE Partner
Contact: Emily.Flewitt
Sector: Professional Negligence
Category: Solicitor Jobs

Solicitor Advocate - Insurance and Risk Litigation (5+PQE)

Edinburgh

My client, a leading law firm, are looking for a solicitor advocate or advocate with a solid background in insurance litigation to join their litigation team in Edinburgh. The applicant should be at least 5 years PQE and professional negligence experience would be welcomed.

In this role, you will sit principally within the firms insurance & risk unit and will be responsible for advocacy in a variety of interesting and challenging disputes.

Their client base includes organisations in a wide range of sectors such as finance, food and drink, retail, utilities, land & rural, insurance, sport, life sciences, oil and gas, charities and the public sector. In addition to advisory and written work, you will be expected to appear in the Sheriff courts and
Court of Session, with the opportunity to appear in the Supreme Court in appropriate cases. You will also be a member of the firms solicitor advocate panel and assist in enhancing their advocacy service.

Experience Required:
* Strong insurance background as a solicitor advocate or advocate
* Excellent attention to detail
* Takes personal responsibility to keep legal knowledge up to date
* Shows understanding of clients' needs and tailors advice appropriately
* Ability to manage own case load

The role will offer a great opportunity to progress your career within a litigation team with more specialists named as leading practitioners in the independent legal directories than any other law firm in Scotland.

Shortlisting now! Apply for immediate consideration!

emily.flewitt@douglas-scott.co.uk

Please contact Emily Flewitt, Legal 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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