JOB TITLE: Commercial Property Underwriter; Real Estate Solicitor

Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Glasgow
Job Reference : 12378SB Job Category : Legal
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 09/02/2016
Salary & Benefits : £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Job Description

Job Title: Commercial Property Underwriter; Real Estate Solicitor
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: £55k basic salary plus benefits

The Role

Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for an experienced Commercial Underwriter for one of their international clients working in the real estate insurance sector. This exciting opportunity will involve underwriting high net worth commercial legal indemnity risks and maintain existing client relationships with key decision makers within the UK's most prestigious law firms, with a particular focus on Scotland and Ireland.

Main duties will include:

* Reviewing, evaluating and pricing cases by applying sound underwriting judgement and adhering to company policy and regulations with agreed authority limit
* Negotiate and maximise business profitability by effective underwriting decision and techniques
* Liaising with clients, solicitors and brokers in relation to insurance policies and resolve policy queries
* Positively promote the company and department as a whole in order to maximise brand reputation
* Provide technical training and development to other team members and colleagues across the department
* Assisting the sales team as required in the development of relationships with clients and brokers through meetings, presentations and corporate events
* Understand regulator environment and its requirements and keep abreast of changes in law

The Candidate

The successful Commercial Underwriter must be a qualified solicitor/lawyer with detailed Scottish residential and commercial property law knowledge. Demonstrable knowledge of defective title and its market and knowledge of commercial and residential property law including acquisitions, changes and disposals is required. This is an outstanding opportunity for a solicitor/qualified lawyer or existing legal indemnity underwriter with property law experience. The ideal Commercial Underwriter must possess a professional attitude, effective time management and excellent presentation and negotiation skills.

As the role will involve travel, as required, a full, valid UK driving licence and own car is necessary for this role although expenses will be covered.

The Client

Our client are a market leader regulated provider of commercial legal indemnity insurance on an international scale who pride themselves in helping property owners. They are a part of a larger worldwide billion pound turnover organisation dedicated to maximum financial security. This is an opportunity to be involved in major property deals across the UK and full product training will be given.

Job Keywords

Commercial Property Solicitor; Lawyer; Real Estate; Glasgow; Scotland; PQE

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Legal recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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