Senior Legal Counsel - Insurance Specialist

£80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
15 May 2024
12 Jun 2024
JN -052024-376055
Ben Fryer
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is one of the fastest-growing UK insurers, delivering market- leading products, underwriting, distribution, finance, and technology. We are currently representing them as they are seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to join their Legal Team. As a Specialist Legal Counsel / Senior Insurance Lawyer, you will play a crucial role in providing expert legal advice relating to non-contentious insurance matters.

The company & legal function are committed to providing excellence in the insurance industry. They pride ourselves on delivering top-notch legal support and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and are looking for a like-minded individual.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert legal advice and support in the insurance industry, particularly in Insurance Distribution.
  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders and the Head of Legal to deliver high-quality legal support.
  • Manage all legal issues arising from product distribution and provide expert advice on insurance-related matters, including delegated insurance arrangements, distribution deals, and claims queries.
  • Draught and review insurance-based agreements and policies.
  • Conduct legal research and provide guidance on regulatory issues.

Job Specific Competencies:

  • Significant experience working as a lawyer in an in-house or private practice capacity.
  • Qualified Lawyer (Solicitor or Barrister)
  • Good knowledge of legal and corporate governance processes.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Good organisational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong IT and software skills.


  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Embrace and incorporate company values.
  • Takes initiative and has a flexible approach.
  • Approachable and keen to help others.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.

LHH is an employment consultancy that believes in talent, not labels. It is important to us that we run inclusive recruitment processes to support candidates of all abilities and encourage applicants of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. LHH is committed to building an inclusive, supportive environment to enable candidates to explore the next steps in their careers. If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage, please let us know and we will be happy to support you.