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General Insurance Senior Associate 5-8 PAE

Global insurance and reinsurance firm is seeking a highly motivated 5-8 PAE General Insurance Senior Associate with broad expertise across general insurance & coverage to work closely with a new Partner in Melbourne as part of a national practice.
 
Working closely with the Sydney team, you will have the opportunity to undertake cutting edge work with a variety of local & London-based insurers, whilst being the 2IC to a new Partner as the practice grows. You will be involved in: 
  • Leading professional indemnity, D&O & financial lines matters on behalf of a number of professionals with a focus on construction;
  • Drafting complex coverage advice & advising on risk – some of which will be multi-jurisdictional.
  • Acting on multi-million dollar insurance litigation across the APAC region; as well as
  • Handling management liability & defamation files as the practice grows.
The candidate will possess the following skills:
  • A minimum of 5-8 years PAE gained within a top-tier, national or well-regarded defendant firm;
  • Expertise in general insurance work including exposure to professional indemnity (particularly construction), financial lines and/ or D&O work as a minimum.
  • Client-facing with a keen interest in business development & marketing events.
  • Excellent technically with strong commercial acumen.
  • Managerial capabilities to supervise more junior lawyers/paralegals.
In return you will have access to top quality work at an:
 
  • International brand.
  • High-profile client base including London and APAC clients.
  • The opportunity to work with Chambers-rated leading practitioners in the insurance space.
  • Strong career progression prospects
  • Warm, friendly & open-door culture.
 
To apply for this opportunity please click the 'apply now' button below or contact Camilla Overall on 029 195 2981/0421 171 391.