In-House Legal Counsel - Corporate Insurance, Advisory & Projects

Job Details

Sydney CBD
$125000 - $160000 per annum
Job Type
5 months ago
Client Details

A unique opportunity has arisen for a junior to mid-level front-end/projects corporate insurance lawyer with at least 3-6 years’ PAE in the financial services space to join the in-house team of a leading insurer. Working closely with the General Counsel and Head of Projects, Reinsurance & Distribution as part of an experienced and established national legal team, you will be involved in a breadth of retail insurance, reinsurance & distribution law as well as projects work.


Your responsibilities will include:
  • Stakeholder management including providing strategic and complex advice to internal stakeholders across the business, such as interpretation of key legislation (incl BI claims).
  • Advisory work across Chapter 7 Corporations Act, product design & distribution, anti-hawking/deferred sales model, breach reporting, the unfair contract terms & general insurance code of practice; as well as
  • End to end project management.
You will initiate & provide strategic counsel on issues such as legal risk.


The successful candidate will have:
  • Ideally 3-6 years’ PAE in front-end commercial or retail insurance gained within a top-tier, leading insurance firm or an ASX listed financial services organisation;
  • Previous experience drafting PDS documents and policy wording.
  • Familiarity with the Corporations Act (particularly Chapter 7) & the Insurance Contracts Act;
  • Commercially minded with strong project management skills;
  • Solutions-focused with the ability to triage multiple priorities at any one time;
  • 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.
  • 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.