In-House Senior Counsel (Reinsurance)

Recruiter
Randstad Sourceright
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have a dynamic vacancy for a Senior Counsel in-house at a leading UK-wide Insurance Company's head office in London. In this role, reporting to the Director of Legal, Corporate and Reinsurance, you’ll work hand-in-hand with the business to advise and deliver on our strategic priorities, specifically as one of our Reinsurance experts. With a focus on corporate and finance cases, you will have the opportunity to work across a range of matters: whilst we are looking for someone with a deep understanding of reinsurance arrangements (global and domestic, for long term and general insurance business) to support the teams’ reinsurance workload, the role will also provide you with an opportunity to work on fintech corporate venturing, big-ticket international M&A, capital management transactions (including debt capital markets matters), Group insurance and a range of corporate advisory issues (including the Group’s legal risk reporting and management). Ideally, your background will include working on corporate or contentious reinsurance matters. It’s an opportunity like no other because as well as working in-house for the UK’s largest insurer, there is a strong transactional focus. It means working closely with your team and the wider legal function, building rewarding relationships with key internal clients, not to mention striking up a rapport with senior leaders and their teams. With the opportunity to expand your knowledge and understanding at every opportunity, you’ll join a culture of continuous learning and accelerated performance. What skills & experiences are required? Commercial experience as a senior lawyer with relevant post qualifying experience with a leading firm and/or a financial institution Ambition to understand the strategy, values and behaviours of a FTSE 100 financial institution and to experience in-house business partner management Proven ability to manage projects or cases, negotiations and relationships with third parties Demonstrable ability to troubleshoot and problem solve in a creative and innovative manner and work with agility across a range of areas Strong technical knowledge of applicable areas of law, including reinsurance, and desire to improve and further expertise Excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills Experience providing technical leadership and knowledge-sharing to upskill colleagues through mentoring on areas of expertise Personal competencies: great teammate, dedicated, communicative, robust, flexible, with a positive attitude and a dream to be an involved member of a strong, engaged team What will you get for this role? A salary of up to £110,000 depending on skills, experience and qualifications Generous defined contribution pension scheme Annual performance related bonus and pay review Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme To apply, please contact me, Daniel Hopchet, via 0121 234 7625 or

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