We are hiring! ITIC Legal Advisor

We are hiring! ITIC Legal Advisor

We are looking for a dedicated and energetic Legal Advisor, who is qualified as a lawyer to practise in England and Wales. For more information please see the attached job sepcification.

Reports to: Claims Director
Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday, 09:30 – 17:30
Location: London

Company Background:

Thomas Miller is an international provider of market-leading insurance services. ITIC, managed by Thomas Miller, is the world’s leading provider of professional indemnity insurance for businesses who provide services to the transport industry.

We are looking for a driven, energetic individual to take this role and make it their own, within a successful environment.

Overall Objective of Role: 

To deliver a professional, efficient and high quality claims handling service to ITIC members and brokers. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide efficient, cost effective claims handling services involving all of the insured services covered by ITIC, including marine, rail and aviation risks.
  • Deliver specific and general advice appropriate to the member’s business needs.
  • Handle large or complex cases and, in particular, those that may impact ITIC’s reinsurance programme and/or those cases that are difficult to estimate accurately and are likely to be expensive.
  • Manage relationships with external lawyers and other suppliers.
  • Assist account executives with their claims handling.
  • Assist account executives with developing ad hoc policy wordings as required.
  • Ensure productive relationships with members and insurance brokers approach to claims handling.
  • Deputise for Claims Director at team meetings.
  • Conduct training both at claims team meetings and specially arranged sessions.
  • Provide back up for claims administration.
  • Produce loss prevention and guidance materials and seminars for both internal and external audiences.
  • Assist the Claims Director with a review of the ITIC Rules as and when required.

Person Specification:

  • Qualified as a lawyer to practise in England and Wales
  • Minimum 3 years post qualification experience, either at a law firm or in-house, ideally with a professional services/professional negligence or transport focus.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills.
  • Ability to develop good working relationships across all levels of seniority.
  • Able to operate effectively within a team environment and to demonstrate leadership when required.
  • A strong personal drive to succeed.
  • Ability to negotiate.
  • Effective at working under pressure and balancing competing workload demands.

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