In House Lawyer

Location
Surrey, England
Salary
£Market
Posted
05 Feb 2019
Closes
05 Mar 2019
Ref
68810
Contact
Marian Lloyd-Jones
Vacancy Type
Lawyers
Contract/hours
Full time

THE COMPANY

A well-known global name in the insurance sector.

THE ROLE

A new in-house lawyer position has been created within the legal team.

Duties will include:

Supporting the UK Head of Legal & Compliance in safeguarding the Company's financial and reputational performance by mitigating risk through ensuring that the services provided by the company's suppliers and those that they have committed to provide to their clients are clearly documented and time-lined to protect the company's position.

Providing legal advice on matters affecting the company and its clients and customers, liaising with external lawyers, and supporting the Regulatory Compliance function at the Irish BU.

Advising on any impending change in law to ensure compliance with legislation in relation to the legal construction of the business.

Additionally, you will be ensuring contracts or heads of agreement are up to date, providing support to the Sales teams, and drafting contracts from the initial contract award to completion.

You will also work with the Compliance Officers to ensure that all contracts and insurance products include any relevant changes and amendments in the light of ever changing FCA regulatory requirements.

ABOUT YOU

A solicitor or barrister with 2-5pqe, you will have strong drafting skills with the ability to advise on and negotiate a range of commercial contracts.

Your experience should include the provision of legal advice to a variety of internal and external stakeholders and you should have good company law / corporate governance knowledge.

You should also ideally have a working knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules, the FCA regulatory environment and IT/IP law and GDPR.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.

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