US Qualified Litigation Lawyer

£80,000 - £120,000
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a US qualified Solicitor to join a market-leading insurance and reinsurance organisation based in London on a permanent basis.

The role sits within their highly regarded Legal and Compliance team and will involve:

  • Providing US legal advice to the Claims Department and executive management on contentious legal matters
  • Providing legal advice to underwriters on insurance law in the US and non-UK jurisdictions
  • Leading the managing agent’s US Claims Legal function working closely with claims adjusters, underwriters and external counsel on significant and high profile US litigation and complex coverage disputes
  • Managing the Group’s legal risk
  • Advising on corporate and regulatory matters
  • Providing seminars on recent US legal developments or key legal issues and managing external counsel

The position reports in to the Head of Claims and Underwriting and the Group Director of Legal and Compliance.

The successful candidate will ideally have a strong track record managing complex insurance disputes in the US for London market insurers.

The role is paying between £80,000 - £120,000 depending on experience.


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