Legal Counsel - Newly Qualified Lawyer

£60k - £80k
City of London
16 Sep 2019

Outstanding in house position for a NQ - 1 PQE lawyer

One of the world's leading insurance companies, listed on the NASDAQ, is seeking to hire a newly qualified lawyer within its international legal team, based in London.

This insurance business is highly regarded and writes a full range of business globally. Whilst headquartered in the US, the London legal team is responsible for legal matters across Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pac. Consequently the work is diverse, and international in nature.

Due to growth of the firm an additional lawyer is required to join the legal team. Your responsibilities will be broad and you shall advise on the following:

  • corporate M&A, restructurings and joint venture agreements
  • a range of commercial arrangements from cross border multi-million pound agreements to a variety of service agreements, distribution and commercial insurance agreements.
  • a variety of insurance disputes
  • managing external counsel / law firms in the UK and also internationally
  • broader strategic advice to the business from a legal standpoint

Ideally the insurance company is seeking to hire a qualified UK lawyer with the following attributes:

  • Qualified in a highly regarded law firm in the UK
  • Experience in corporate and commercial matters
  • Outgoing, confident and seeking to work in a highly commercial environment
  • Solicitors who have recently qualified but have either taken a role regionally or have chosen a role within their firm which they had no choice in, are asked to apply.
  • A willingness to develop their career in house

This is an exceptional role for a newly qualified lawyer seeking a role in house with a listed business.

To discuss this role in confidence, please contact James Franklin at Morgan McKinley. Alternatively you can apply immediately using the link.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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