Legal Counsel

  • Posted: 16/05/2024
  • Salary: -
  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Job Type: Permanent/Fixed Term

Legal Counsel - International Reinsurance

London, UK - Other locations in Europe is available 

We are an esteemed international reinsurance company with a strong presence in the European market. Our focus lies in providing comprehensive solutions in property & casualty as well as Life & Health structured transactions. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, we are dedicated to delivering superior service to our clients worldwide.

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Legal Counsel to join our team in London. As a key member of our legal department, you will play a pivotal role in providing legal counsel and support across a range of transactions and regulatory matters. Collaborating closely with various internal teams, including structurers, marketers, client managers, underwriters, and actuaries, you will contribute to the success of our business by offering expert legal advice and guidance.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide comprehensive legal advice, guidance, and support to internal stakeholders on a variety of legal and regulatory matters related to reinsurance transactions.
  2. Conduct thorough legal and regulatory due diligence to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  3. Review, draft, and negotiate contracts, agreements, and other legal documents pertaining to reinsurance transactions.
  4. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess legal risks and develop strategies for risk mitigation.
  5. Stay abreast of developments in (re)insurance law, regulations, and industry trends to inform decision-making and provide proactive legal advice.
  6. Assist in the development and implementation of legal policies, procedures, and best practices.
  7. Represent the company in legal negotiations and meetings with external parties, including clients, regulators, and legal counsel.

Qualifications:

  1. Minimum of five years post-qualification experience as a practicing lawyer, preferably in a reputable law firm or in-house legal department within the (re)insurance industry.
  2. Strong knowledge and understanding of (re)insurance law, transactions, regulations, and basic structured finance concepts.
  3. Experience in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating complex legal agreements and contracts.
  4. Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  5. Ability to communicate complex legal concepts effectively to non-legal stakeholders.
  6. Proven ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  7. Qualified to practice law in the UK; additional qualifications or certifications related to (re)insurance law or finance are a plus.
  8. Proficiency in English is essential; additional language skills are advantageous but not required.

Join our dynamic team and contribute to our mission of delivering innovative solutions and exceptional service to our clients. Apply now to embark on an exciting career journey with us!

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