Job offer Kennedys Latin America: Peruvian Litigation Assistant (Permanent)

Job Title & Reference: Peruvian Litigation Assistant (Permanent)
Division: Kennedys Latin America & Caribbean
Office: Miami
Reports To: Alex Guillamont
Recruiting team: Lucas Palau, David Roig

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Brief Description of Role: We are looking to recruit a permanent Peruvian Litigation Assistant for our Miami office to assist the team leaders with their busy and varied caseload of litigation matters in Peru. This is an exciting opportunity with excellent prospects to advance a career in insurance claims in Latin America for the right candidate.

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Requirements:
Qualifications:

Essential: Juris Doctor degree in Law. Experience practising in Peru. Excellent command of written and spoken English and Spanish.

Experience:
Essential: Prior work experience as a litigation lawyer in civil and commercial matters in Peru. Strong commercial skills.

Skills and Abilities:
Essential:

  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to carry out instructions under supervision
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to manage own time, excellent organisation skills
  • Strong technical and research skills

Personality:
Essential:

  • Flexible attitude towards working practices and ability to adapt style as required
  • Confident in their own abilities and in their approach
  • Team player
  • To be approachable and responsive to both colleagues and clients
  • To be accountable and straightforward
  • To be professional and courteous in all dealings
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic

Contact person: Lucas Palau:  l.palau@kennedys-latam.com
About Kennedys Latin America & Caribbean

Kennedys is a litigation and dispute resolute firm with over 1,250 people across the UK and Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East. The success of Kennedys in these markets is based on the quality of our people and the commitment to our clients chosen industries.

Kennedys is regarded as leader in the insurance market a result of its clear focus, the expertise of its team members and because Kennedys knows it is important to be practical, commercial and approachable.

The Miami office is supported by Kennedy’s international insurance division headed by Nick Williams and senior partner Nick Thomas, who both have over 30 years experience leading the market on significant insurance and reinsurance matters worldwide.

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Kennedys Latin America & Caribbean is based in Miami to help international insurers and re insurers manage claims and non-contentious issues arising in Latin America and the Caribbean. The office is well placed to support clients form inside the region with a dedicated bilingual team, drawing on the skills and experience available in Kennedys globally.

According to independent 2013 Gracechurch Report, Kennedys is number one law firm for value for money.

After being recognized as the market’s choice in 2013, Kennedys Latin America has once again been voted by industry leaders as Best Latin America (re) insurance law firm for 2014 by Reactions Magazine.

The award presented by Reactions Magazine honors institutions and individuals who have achieved marked excellence in their profession with unique insight into the direction of growth and key developments in the Latin America (re) insurance market.

The Latin America (re) insurance awards presented by Reactions are decided through an anonymous, online market survey which is completed by their readership.

Also recently, Alex Guillamont, Kennedys LATAM director, has again been voted into the LatAm Insurance Review’s Power 50 list.

The Power 50 list is a snapshot of the most influential professionals in the Latin American insurance sector driving the development of the LatAm market.

LatAm Insurance Review readers select the leading industry leaders across the whole risk transfer chain, from underwriters to lawyers, who demonstrate innovation, passion and service excellence.

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