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Senior Legal Counsel

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Senior Legal Counsel - Insurance sector- Hybrid working - Location Sussex

Astral Legal have partnered with a leading Insurance company who are recruiting a Senior Legal Counsel to join their Legal team.

My client offers a very hybrid working model where you are only required to go into the office 1 day a week.

You will be joining a small team so will lots of exposure to exciting Legal work and projects.

Reporting into the Legal director the Senior Legal Counsel will handle the following:

-Expertise in insurance distribution in the context of both broker and insurer.
-Advising on delegated insurance arrangements and distribution deals
-Working closely with key business stakeholders including Underwriting, Finance, Tax, and Claims teams on all Legal issues.
-Providing end-to-end legal support in relation to the distribution of the Group's insurance products through a variety of delegated and distribution arrangements and policies and advising on complex claims queries.
-Managing all legal issues arising out of and providing expert advice on product distribution, reinsurance relationships,
-Drafting a wide variety of insurance-based agreements (both regulated and non-regulated)
-Advise on regulatory issues, particularly on FCA (and PRA so far as is required
-Review and draft a range of commercial contracts including Material Outsource agreements.
-Advise upon matters of Company law and broader corporate matters.
-Draft insurance policy wordings for motor and ancillary policies.
-Draft company policies and procedures, and complete legal research to ensure they are in line with legislation from the relevant jurisdictions.

The ideal Senior Legal Counsel will possess the following skill set:

-Experience of working as a lawyer in an in-house and / or private practice capacity with significant experience in insurance/reinsurance
-Qualified Lawyer (Solicitor or Barrister) my client is open to non UK qualified candidates
-Experience in Re-Insurance and insurance distribution

If you have a Senior Legal Counsel and have a strong background within Insurance Distribution please apply now for immediate consideration.