Our Client – Your New Employer
Our client is a global insurance & financial services group with a substantial market share in Hong Kong and throughout Asia. The business is diversifying and is ready to appoint a Senior Legal Counsel to one of the group companies in the general insurance sector.
Reporting to the General Counsel, you will be involved in a broad range of legal and commercial matters, commercial contract, insurance related engagement matters, as well as some policy documentation review. As an accomplished solicitor you will lend your expertise in reviewing internal documentation and systems management, internal templates and policies, as well as general commercial agreements. You will closely with the General Counsel, and in collaboration with legal and business-side counterparts, including stakeholders at various levels across the Group. You will have the opportunity to support the business on global mergers, acquisitions and integration projects, playing a key role in business growth.
Key to Your Success
This newly established senior legal role requires a “roll up the sleeves” approach and the ability to hit the ground running. As the successful candidate you will be an experienced commercial lawyer with a minimum of 8 to 10 years of post qualification experience in an insurance-focused legal practice role. Previous in house legal experience is preferred, though is not essential. Your hands-on, collaborative nature and the ability to build strong internal and external relationships are key to your success in this position. Native / fluent English and polished communication skills are required.