Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/11/2019 23:59
Grade L. £39,782 - £42,683
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Employment Location:
Civic Centre
Closing date:
13 Nov
Further Information

Gateshead Council is looking for a qualified and experienced solicitor/barrister whose knowledge, skills and experience will help its litigation team to provide the best possible service. The team helps a wide range of services across the organisation to make Gateshead a place where everyone thrives.

You will have a minimum of 2 years PQE in handling insurance
related litigation claims and will support the Litigation Manager, including working closely with the Council’s in-house insurance claims handling team.

You will have experience of handling claims relating to personal injury, employer’s and occupier’s liability; and will be able to take on a broader range of litigation. It is essential you have knowledge of how to value claims, civil procedure rules and the claims portal.

You will have experience of policy wording and terms and conditions, negotiation, drafting and presentation skills.

You will be a keen advocate and be able to provide complex legal advice to senior client officers, working from time to time with elected Members. You will have strong organisational skills and will be used to a busy office environment and working to deadlines.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.