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Retail Insurance In-House Legal Counsel 3-5 PAE

Client Details

A unique opportunity has arisen for a general insurance lawyer with retail insurance & regulatory experience with at least 3-6 years’ PAE to join the in-house team of a leading global insurer on a 12 month contract basis. Working closely with the General Counsel & Company Secretary in an experienced and established legal team. You will be involved in a breadth of general insurance, retail insurance, coverage & policy wording as well as regulatory work.

Description 

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Providing practical and complex commercial insurance advice to internal stakeholders, including interpreting & providing advice on various legislation including but not limited to: the Insurance Contracts Act, Unfair Contract Terms Act & Corporations Act (Chapter 7);
  • Drafting Product Disclosure statements, as well as policy drafting & providing coverage advice;
  • End to end project management & mitigation of risk in line with applicable law, regulatory requirements & reform.
Profile

The successful candidate will have:
  • Ideally 3-6years’ PAE in general or retail insurance gained within private practice or an in-house insurer;
  • Proven expertise in practical advice in relation to insurance policy issues;
  • A good understanding of financial services/regulatory law, consumer/competition law and unfair contract terms;
  • Familiarity with the Corporations Act, Insurance Contracts Act & ASIC guidelines and APRA prudential standards;
  • Commercially minded with strong project management skills with a solutions focused approach;
  • Excellent negotiation & communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships with both internal & external stakeholders.
Job Offer

In return, you will receive:
  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • An accelerated career promotional path internally.
  • A friendly, collegiate and supportive working environment.
  • Flexible working practices.

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Camilla Overall on 029 195 2981/0421 171 391.