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Senior Legal Counsel

Job Description

Senior legal Counsel - London - Hybrid working on offer 1 day in the office. Insurance Sector.
reporting into the Head of legal. The ideal candidate will be between 3-5 years PQE, candidates from both In-House and Private Practice will be considered.

Astral Legal have partnered with a global leading Insurance company as they are recruiting a senior legal counsel to join their already established legal team.

Duties of the Senior Legal Counsel will be:

Provide legal consultation and advice to the Management team on matters relating including corporate law, primary insurance law, contract law and regulatory matters;
Provide legal advice for all related business opportunities excluding claims related matters;
Support the General Counsel and Company Secretary on all corporate governance related matters;
Develop, review and negotiate a variety of DUA agreements and other insurance distribution services.
Undertake legal research, develop and maintain legal and contractual documentation and draft briefing notes and legal opinions as required;
Coordinate external counsel opinions, if necessary
Working closely with senior stakeholders and underwriters within the business.

The ideal Senior legal Counsel will have:

Demonstrated experience in insurance regulatory and corporate law.
Experience in corporate governance matters in a financial services regulated firm.
Demonstrated experience in contract drafting and negotiating skills
Ability to communicate, both written and oral, on complex issues in an easily understandable manner to stakeholders
Strong interpersonal skills, high degree of personal commitment and competency

This is a great opportunity to join a leading Insurance company, please apply now for immediate consideration