Assistant Claims Handler (Insurance Division)

17 Nov 2017
17 Dec 2017
Lawes Consulting Group
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title - Assistant Claims Handler (Insurance Division)
Contract - Permanent
Location - Somerset
Salary - Competitive
Industry - Claims, Solicitor, Insurance Company, Professional Indemnity, D&O, Financial Lines

Our client seeks Assistant Claims Handler to join their Professional Indemnity team in Somerset. Your role will be to assist with the day to day running of a busy caseload of various Professional Indemnity claims.

Duties will include:

Defending professional indemnity claims against solicitors, barristers, accountants and insurance brokers;
Defending professional indemnity claims against all construction professionals including architects, engineers, quantity surveyors and project managers, including delay and overspend claims;
Defending over-valuation claims as a result of the credit crunch and in particular aspects of fraud (Buy-to-lets, multimillion pound over valuations of both domestic and commercial properties);
Advising on coverage and policy issues;
Third party property claims;
Defending D&O and employment claims against charities, schools and trustees.


1 - 4 years' Claims Handling experience;
Significant experience in alternative dispute resolution including mediation and adjudication;GSCE or equivalent English & Maths (A-C Grades) preferably with Lloyds Introductory Test, Legal Practice Course;
Experience Liaising with clients, provision of customer service, use of electronic case management systems would be desirable;
Ability to apply a commercial approach to claims in order to deliver economic solutions;
To be proactive and take initiative;
Good communication skills both verbal and written;
Ability to manage own time, excellent organisation skills;
Attention to detail;
Ability to give written and verbal reports to colleagues and clients would be an advantage.

If you have the relevant experience please do not hesitate to email me at
Please Note: Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

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