In-house Underwriting Counsel – Global Reinsurer – London (1-2yrs PQE)

London, UK | Full Time

Reference: EL0012

PQE: 1-2yrs

Consultant: Liam Taaffe

A leading and dynamic Reinsurance business headquartered in Bermuda, trading for over 25yrs with an enduring reputation, seeks a talented junior lawyer to assist the Underwriting Counsel. You will provide responsive and commercially focussed legal support to the London based underwriting operations.

This role will focus on risk assessments for the underwriters, policy documentation, affinity agreements, liaising with key broker clients and agents alike. You will cover a broad range of corporate and general commercial work as required. You will be required to provide pragmatic legal advice and be confident in offering commercial value to deals as well as preventing any possible risks. In addition, you will review assumed risk insurance and reinsurance contracts and associated documentation including NDAs.

Candidates will ideally be 1-2yrs PQE with training from an Insurance Team of a leading city Law Firm or currently working in-house for a large insurance and/or reinsurance business. Must be pragmatically minded with an appetite to work in a commercial/business environment. Candidates with corporate, commercial and broad financial services background would be advantageous. Newly Qualified Lawyers current or previous in-house or a secondment in-house experience will be considered. This opportunity is an excellent career move for a lawyer who feels outnumbered in a large legal team who is looking to progress their careers within a dynamic, and innovative organisation. Whilst working for a team of excellent lawyers.

For a confidential conversation, please contact Liam Taaffe on liam@emea.legal