Solicitor, Manchester - #1132556

Avencia Consulting Services

Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Avencia Consulting Services


Hybrid - Manchester

£excellent + exceptional benefits

Do you have legal experience within regulatory, business crime, public and or professional discipline law?

Come and help support our Crime & Regulatory legal team here at Markel Law

What part will you play? If you're looking for a place where you can make a meaningful difference, you've found it. The work we do at Markel gives people the confidence to move forward and seize opportunities, and you'll find your fit amongst our global community of optimists and problem-solvers. We're always pushing each other to go further because we believe that when we realise our potential, we can help others reach theirs.

Join us and play your part in something special!

The opportunity:

We have an excellent opportunity for a Solicitor to join our team at Markel Law in our Manchester office. The role will join our Crime & Regulatory team where we can offer you great progression and additional training. Markel Law LLP 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 litigation, employment disputes and crime/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 daily.

Our clients and business partners comprise businesses, high net worth individuals, and associations across a broad spectrum of industries. We operate out of offices in 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 you'll be doing:

  • Represent and advise insured and private clients primarily in relation regulatory including matters involving CQC/Ofsted, professional discipline, licensing and health and safety
  • Be capable of running your own caseload and assisting on more complex matters by researching issues, drafting advice on public and regulatory law points
  • Maintain files, liaise with clients/insurers to obtain instructions and documentation as appropriate
  • Provide opinions of prospects of success keeping accurate records and time recording in an appropriate manner
  • Strong client care skills
  • Support the regulatory team and other areas of the business where necessary
  • Regularly bill, prepare forecasts and account financially to clients and insurers in relation to ongoing cases
  • Monitor performance against budget and ensure work is done within scope price and to any relevant SLA's
  • Ensure that all regular requirements, outcomes and conduct is as required by Markel and the SRA

Our must haves:

  • Be a lawyer with experience in regulatory, business crime, public and or professional discipline law
  • Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or F.CILEx with relevant experience
  • Demonstrate first class client care and communication skills across all levels
  • Demonstrate an excellent attention to detail and accurate case management skills
  • First class written communication skills and a passion for your subject area is also desired
  • Effective colleague, demonstrate positive and co-operative interaction with team members in a successful collegiate environment
  • Experience using Partner 4 Windows (P4W) would be beneficial
  • Excellent technically - should be adept at picking up new systems

Who we are:

Avencia Consulting are an RPO who provide a recruitment service to our client Markel International.

Markel Group (NYSE - MKL) a Fortune 500 company with over 60 offices in 20+ countries, is a holding company for insurance, reinsurance, specialist advisory, and investment operations around the world.

We're all about people | We win together | We strive for better | We enjoy the everyday | We think further

What's in it for you?

  • A great starting salary plus annual bonus & strong benefits package…
  • 25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays, with the opportunity to buy/sell extra leave
  • Fantastic company pension scheme, private medical and dental cover, life assurance, travel insurance cover, income protection, season ticket loan as well as other great benefits on offer
  • There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career and we can provide the support needed to do just that!

Are you ready to play your part?

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 are also happy to consider candidates who are looking for flexible working patterns.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with all reasonable accommodations to be able to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions if successful.

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