Junior Corporate Lawyer

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2021
Closes
09 Mar 2021
Ref
JN -022021-2005732
Contact
Sasha Veitch
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Corporate
PQE Level
NQ
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

To support the Head of Legal and General Counsel and to provide legal and regulatory advice and support to the senior management, to committees, to a range of internal departments and subsidiaries and overseas offices.

Client Details

Insurance company.

Description

To be responsible to the Manager of the Corporate team for the matters referred to below:

  • Agree with the Head of Legal the targets and standards that support the attainment of the Team's/Department's objectives.

  • With support from the Manager of the Corporate Team, provide accurate, timely, pragmatic and commercial risk-based legal advice on all legal, corporate and regulatory matters raised by internal departments including but not limited to the following teams: Corporate Real Estate, ITG,
    Innovation, Communications & Marketing, Syndicate Underwriting Performance, Policyholder and Third Party Oversight, Risk Aggregation, Syndicate Capability Oversight, Market Finance, Treasury & Investment Management, Tax, Risk Management, Compliance, Global Markets, International Regulatory Affairs and Market Services.

  • With support from the Manager of the Corporate Team or external counsel, assisting with drafting, negotiating, reviewing and advising on a wide variety of corporate and finance contracts.
  • Provide legal and regulatory advice to senior management and to the committees.

  • Drafting, negotiating, reviewing and advising on a wide range of documentation for internal departments for both internal and external use, including byelaws, regulations, market guidance and contractual documentation.

  • With support from the Manager of the Corporate Team, provide legal and regulatory advice to the senior management and to the committees.

  • Manage the requirements and expectations of clients/stakeholders on matters and projects including cross-directorate and cross-market projects involving multiple stakeholders.

  • Plan and prioritise workloads.

  • Communicate progress of ongoing matters at regular intervals to clients and to the Manager of the Corporate Team and, as appropriate, to the Head of Legal.

  • With agreement and support from the Manager of the Corporate Team, instruct and manage outside firms of solicitors and other external advisers where appropriate

Profile

  • Experience of providing risk based legal advice to senior management, internal departments, subsidiaries and to overseas offices on a range of corporate and regulatory matters and projects.
  • Experience of working with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience of progressing a variety of matters at the same time and with competing deadlines.
  • Experience of managing cross-directorate and multi-stakeholder matters and projects

Job Offer

12 months mat cover

Competitive salary

Large team to help develop skills

Reputable business