Inhouse

Litigation Technical Lead

Litigation Technical Lead

  • About the Firm: Direct Line Group is an ambitious company employing thousands of people throughout the UK. We’re proud to be one of Britain's leading general insurers offering millions of customers decades of experience and knowledge, and we’re committed to make insurance easier and better value for our customers.
  • About the role: We currently recruiting for an experienced Litigation Technical Lead to join our in-house Croydon or Leeds team on a full time, permanent basis.
  • Looking For: We are looking to secure your expertise and experience as a qualified solicitor with relevant litigation experience and expertise, sufficient to be considered a subject matter expert (SME) and deliver the requirements of this role with credibility and from a position of knowledge.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to, working collaboratively and flexibly with other Technical Leads to provide technical support and supervision across your function. Ensuring the provision of a high-quality and compliant service, taking accountability for decisions in line with your delegated authority and raising to your team leader as necessary; undertaking extensive research as required to identify the relevant Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) section or case law to assess prospects; and acting as SME on relevant areas of law, applying legal knowledge and experience to help fellow team members deal with novel and/or complex situations.
  • And more: You will support the development of technical legal knowledge and expertise through coaching, functional and individual training needs analysis. In conjunction with HR and/or the Legal Practice team, facilitate and deliver technical training and development interventions; and have input into the management and development of the team performance regarding the quality and compliance of their work and on their technical knowledge and development.