Technical Claims Handler

Our client, an award-winning international law firm, is looking for a Technical Claims Handler to join their growing team. As a Technical Claims Handler, you will be responsible for a caseload of varied professional indemnity claims, delivering a service that ensure the Insured and broker are advised and guided towards the appropriate outcome.

In return, there is a competitive annual salary and overall benefits package on offer, as well as hybrid working with a minimum of 2 days in the office.

Key duties and responsibilities will include;

  • Running a full caseload of professional indemnity claims
  • Maintaining an accurate understanding of the delegated authority principles and reporting requirements on all matters falling outside of the delegated authority
  • Making strategic decisions in the Insurers’ best interests
  • Investigating and identifying an Insureds exposure to claims, identifying and obtaining information relevant to liability and quantum
  • Providing guidance and assistance to the Insured in response to complaints and claims, including approving settlement offers
  • Negotiating settlement of claims within the delegated authority
  • Investigating and reporting to Insurers on policy cover and response
  • Managing panel solicitors as agent for Insurers including reporting where claims fall outside the delegated authority

Due to the nature of this Claims Handler role, previous experience with technical claims is required. A strong knowledge of relevant legislation is essential along with an understanding of legal frameworks and the importance of compliance. An associated legal qualification i.e. LLB Law, GDL, ACII, CILEx, or equivalent would also be ideal.

If you are interested in this opportunity, then please get in touch or apply today!