Legal Counsel - 5+PQE

Posted 24 June 2024
Salary £80000 - £100000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Legal
Contact NameHeather Lawson

Job description

Legal Counsel (5PQE+)

London - Hybrid

To £100,000 + bonus

Inventum is excited to be partnering exclusively with a unique Insurer working in a joint initiative with the UK Government.

This new role will build resilience into the legal team and has created a position that will provide a breadth of exposure to a range of matters with a commercial and regulatory legal focus, also advising on risk and information security.

Reporting to the General Counsel this role will see you help advise the business to ensure its activities are conducted in accordance with corporate policies under the appropriate framework of laws, regulations and standards.

If you are a practical lawyer, who is solutions focused and enjoys working in a reactive environment where you have autonomy then this could be a good role to explore.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Research and advise the Company on its rights and obligations with respect to general legal issues including legislative and regulatory issues
  • Review, draft, advise on and negotiate contractual arrangements between the Company and third parties, with regard to its responsibilities and accountability as a public body
  • Support the Company's corporate governance framework and undertake certain Company Secretarial functions not performed elsewhere
  • Review and advise on corporate communications, policy documents and briefing notes for key meetings between the executive team and key stakeholders (such as Secretary of State, Parliamentary Committees, devolved administrations, regulatory authorities)
  • Assist with public procurements

Skills required for this role:

  • Qualified and experienced Solicitor (5+ PQE) - experience can be in-house or private practice
  • Excellent commercial contract drafting skills
  • Experience of working with regulated industries, ideally financial services/insurance
  • Up to date knowledge of developments in Contract Law
  • Honed relationship management and stakeholder engagement skills

This opportunity would be ideal for a lawyer who enjoys autonomy and the practical application of law within a commercial businesses strategic goals in mind. The company offers hybrid working.

This company is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment; where all types of diversity is important. Their Recruitment process aims to ensure that they attract and appoint applicants with the right skills, knowledge, behaviours, and experience to meet the needs of their business. By embracing all types of diversity they aim to ensure that everyone is respected for their contribution.

Inventum Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.