Senior Legal Counsel

London (Greater)
29 Jan 2021
26 Feb 2021
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Part Time

A leading insurance company are looking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel to support the General Counsel and the Deputy GC on an 8 month contract. The role is part time (c.4 days)

Key duties will include:

  • Providing legal and strategic advice to business leaders in support of business operations and strategic projects.
  • Prepare, review and negotiate legal documentation including agency distribution and commercial contracts.
  • Good working knowledge of general insurance matters including one or all of: wordings, delegated underwriting, Lloyd’s and company markets and Brexit strategies for financial institutions.
  • Monitor corporate, insurance and regulatory updates and legal developments that affect the business and recommend changes as necessary to the GC and Deputy GCs
  • Advise in trademark infringement and co-existence arrangements
  • Negotiate and draft contracts with outside vendors
  • Assist business leaders negotiating and drafting distribution agreements and commission arrangements
  • Working knowledge of general data protection provisions

You will be a Qualified UK solicitor with at least 4 years’ PQE. Legal experience in the London insurance market is preferable. This role will suit a pragmatic and solutions driven lawyer with strong analytical and negotiation skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential.   

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