Associate, Local Authority, 1-3 years' experience
Kennedys Law LLP
16d ago


Kennedys are on an upwards trajectory and are seeking to recruit a Associate to join our Local Authority team in the Liability Division based in our Sheffield office.

The role involves handling a caseload of EL / PL and abuse claims as well as assisting senior members of the team in relation to both fast-

track and multi-track matters. The role will include court attendance, document consideration, document drafting, client contact and conducting proactive litigation.

The team’s clients are predominantly local authorities and insurers / claims handlers. You will be expected to handle EL / PL and abuse claims.

Type of Clients :
  • Insurers
  • Insurers
  • Large Fleets and Self-Insureds
  • Local authorities and Public Authorities
  • Claims handlers and Third Party Assistors
  • Type of Cases :
  • Motor Liability
  • Motor Liability
  • General Liability
  • Catastrophic Claims
  • Some Employers’ and Public Liability
  • Some motor criminal / Inquest work
  • Essential :

  • 1-3* years’ defendant personal injury experience.
  • Ability to run own caseload with minimal supervision.
  • Experience of client contact.
  • About Kennedys

    Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 1,900 people worldwide across 37 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.

    Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.

    We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm.

    Whatever your role at Kennedys, you’ll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.

    What do we have to offer?

    We’re a fresh-thinking firm, and we’re not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services.

    We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.

    We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with a variety of training opportunities available.

    This includes secondment opportunities to clients and our global offices. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals.

    Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning opportunities to help you develop your skills when you need to, wherever you are in the world.

  • Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience.
  • This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

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