General Counsel, Growing Insurance Or. (3-4 Days Per Week)

Search Legal
England, London, City of London
14 May 2019
11 Jun 2019
Thomas Knight-Gaynor
Part time
Contract type

General Counsel, Growing Insurance Organisation (3-4 days per week)
Central London

One of London's most exciting insurance organisations is in need of an experienced solicitor to join them and establish an in-house legal function. The position has fantastic potential for the successful candidate to bring their own sense of autonomy and identity to the role. Along with working in an exciting growth oriented company the General Counsel will enjoy a fantastic working environment. Culturally speaking, the feel has been described as "funky" with a range of QoL oriented benefits. These benefits include fully stocked cupboards, cake days, work-dog, comfortable break out areas, dinners, breakfasts, movie-nights and an colour scheme oriented around promotion of a positive working environment. These features are reflective of their employee centred approach to business and the evidence can be seen in their glowing Glassdoor feedback.

With anticipated growth it is essential to have a strong General Counsel to lead on all legal matters as well as managing external counsel for specialist areas. Areas of expertise required will include general commercial law, corporate law (M&A, join ventures etc, financial services background - specifically in insurance, multi-jurisdictional experience - particularly EMEA region. A keen business sense is essential in General Counsel's alignment of the legal function to fit in around commercial objectives as well as reducing the spend on external counsel. Personality, as well, is important in this position as it will set a precedent for the foundation of the legal function; they are interested in people with a strong but charismatic approach, the ability to influence diplomatically will also be integral.

Please apply or get in touch to find out more about this brilliant opportunity with fantastic long term prospects.

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