Senior Solicitor M2, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Senior Solicitor

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In Greater Manchester


Senior Solicitor – Crime & Regulatory


£ Competitive + Bonus & Great Benefits

We are looking for a Senior Lawyer to join our crime and regulatory team based in Manchester!

Help us all manage all aspects of business crime and regulatory work including inquests, professional discipline and judicial review cases here at Markel Law.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Solicitor to join our team at Markel Law in our Manchester office. We are looking for an accomplished Senior Regulatory Lawyer with a proven history of technical expertise. The crime and regulatory team work for insurers representing large charities, public sector organisations SME’s and individuals in a range of regulatory disputes. The team’s clients usually (but not always) benefit from an insurance or affinity relationship.

The team undertakes work in:

Professional discipline

CQC/Ofsted work including first tier tribunal

Health, safety, environmental, transport


Public law including public inquiries and judicial review litigation

Healthcare crime

Interviews under caution

If you’re looking to foster your career within a global insurance/law company then this may be the role for you!

What you’ll be doing:

* Handle your own busy case load – including recommending reserves and setting strategies

* Deliver billing and other key performance indicators

* Be able to establish, develop and maintain corporate and individual client relationships – both internally and externally

* Be able to supervise paralegals on some smaller files and delegate tasks to junior colleagues / administrative support staff where necessary and appropriate

* Work within an established team of lawyers, paralegals, a trainee solicitor and administrative support

* Provide both contentious and non-contentious legal advice representing businesses and individuals in an insured and uninsured capacity

* Be able to consider and advise upon insurance policy coverage issues where necessary

What we’re looking for:

* Be an experienced regulatory lawyer with a demonstrable history of technical expertise – Advocacy experience is an advantage!

* Have previous experience of dealing with insurance claims (in particular, legal expenses insurance claims and / or liability insurance claims) and may well come from an established insurance-focused firm or team. Experience of some criminal litigation is preferable, but not necessarily essential

* Previous legal (insurance) experience is a bonus

* Have experience of client management and practice development

* Be able to demonstrate technical excellence

* Have some business following or some business development experience, although this is preferable rather than a prerequisite

* Be expected to develop and bring in new business to the department

* Have knowledge of legal/insurance relationships and their interaction

* Demonstrate first class client care and communication skills (both written and oral).

* Have high attention to detail and accurate case management skills

* Demonstrate positive and co-operative interaction with team members

About Markel Law:

Markel Law LLP (Markel Law) is an independent SRA authorised and regulated legal business offering services to both insured and non-insured clients. We are expert in legal services and specialise in civil and employment disputes and regulatory law. Our legal advice line helps over 200,000 callers every year and our award winning Law Hub is used by thousands of businesses on a daily.

Our clients and business partners comprise of businesses, high net worth individuals, and associations across a broad spectrum of industries.

We operate out of offices in Leeds, Manchester, London and Croydon and employ over 60 specialist solicitors. Our legal teams guide, support, defend and protect clients through a wide range of key legal services.

What’s in it for you?

* A very competitive basic salary plus bonus & benefits!

* 25 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays, with the opportunity to buy / sell extra leave.

* Company matched pension scheme, private medical and dental cover, life assurance, travel insurance cover, income protection, a cycle2work scheme, season ticket loan, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), parental, adoption and shared parental leave pay …..and plenty more.

* Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts and cash back on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.

* Depending on the role there is the possibility of working from both the office and from home (hybrid) and flexible working requests are supported

* You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere within Markel.

* You’ll be joining a global network of experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple teams and countries. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that.

What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

Markel celebrates the value of a diverse workforce that brings experience and expertise from a wide variety of backgrounds and life circumstances. Whatever your background, if you feel you meet the requirements of this role then we want to hear from you.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation

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