Senior Legal Counsel (6 month contract)

  • Job Reference: 73092
  • Date Posted: 22 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: ., Surrey
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £Market rate FTE
  • Sector: Commercial Contracts, Corporate, Financial Services, Insurance, In House
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Marian Lloyd-Jones
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description


A major international insurance company.


A Senior Legal Counsel is sought to join the UK Legal Team for 6 months on a FTC basis in a role offering hybrid working arrangements.

You will be assisting UK personal lines of business with managing legal risks and providing commercially focused advice and support.

The role will involve inter alia,

Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations, including contract terms, regulation (including Solvency II, FCA Handbook and PRA Rulebook), corporate law, intellectual property law, competition law, data protection, financial promotions, Bribery Act, prize draws/competitions/other promotional activities, Consumer Credit Act, procurement, TUPE, PCI compliance.

Working collaboratively with the Chief Legal Officer and other members of the Legal team, you will be involved in assisting, advising and coaching where appropriate.


A solicitor or barrister with 8pqe+, you will have gained experience either in-house or in private practice and ideally be available at short notice.

You should have comprehensive current knowledge of relevant law, legislation and regulation concerning financial services, to include:

* Commercial insurance contracts

* Corporate transactions including transfers of insurance business (block transfers, Part VIIs) and acquisitions/disposals

* Regulatory framework and requirements in particular for the primary and secondary insurance/intermediary market

* Policy documentation: drafting or dealing with coverage and other related issues

* Managing and advising on contentious insurance and other issues, disputes, litigation, arbitration and mediation

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.