Job Description | Generic Role Fee Earner – insert job title hereJob Description | Associate, Casualty - SHE & RegulatoryThe RoleDepartment: Casualty - SHE & RegulatoryLocation: AberdeenRole: Associate, Permanent The FirmClyde & Co is one of the UK’s fastest growing law firms with particular strengths in
Insurance, Energy, Employment, Trade and Infrastructure.
Clyde & Co now have over 400 partners operating across 6 continents worldwide. The firm
was awarded Law firm and Scottish Law firm of the year 2016.
Our team provides services to insurers, public authorities and emergency services, advising
on employers, public and motor liability claims, plus a range of regulatory issues, primarily in
relation to potential criminal proceedings under health and safety or road traffic legislation.The RoleOur Aberdeen office is seeking an Associate to join our busy Casualty / Insurance Litigation
(Defender) and Regulatory SHE team. We are looking for a candidate at NQ – 4 PQE
ideally. Our PQE level is a guide and all suitable candidates will be considered.
This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to develop their career within a focused but
friendly team working for a rapidly expanding firm with an excellent reputation.Essential Skills and Experience Candidates should be able to demonstrate a drive to succeed and ideally have litigation
experience. You will work with all members of the team and will be exposed to a variety of
work, but predominantly acting on behalf of a range of insurance companies and self-insured
You should be confident in handling your own full and varied caseload, assisting more senior
members with complex claims as well as appearing regularly in the Sheriff Court. ASPIC and
Court of Session experience will also be useful. A strong communicator with a strong proven
commitment to delivering client focused work of the highest quality. You will have an
excellent work ethic, clear attention to detail, and the ability to work to tight deadlines.At Clyde & Co we view diversity as critical to the international nature of our business and have created a working environment where people from different
backgrounds can thrive. It is the Firm's policy to treat all employees and job
applicants fairly and equally regardless of their gender, gender identity, marital
or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, social or
economic background, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age.
Role Competency RequirementsTechnical ExcellenceTechnical legal expertise: the knowledge of the law and ability to apply it
Research: the ability to conduct research effectively and apply it commercially
Managing legal processes: the ability to ensure all legal processes are followed efficiently
and effectively People and TeamGuiding individual performance and development: develops the skills of self and others
Teamwork and collaboration: working cooperatively and effectively with others
Leadership: creating high performing teams Client Relationships and Business DevelopmentBuilding business relationships: establishing, maintaining and using relationships to create
and develop business opportunities
Commercial thinking: understanding the commercial drivers
Cross-selling and business developmentFinance and Practice ManagementFinance management and understanding of the business
Project management: ensuring projects are delivered
Knowledge sharing Personal EffectivenessCommunication