Professional Support Lawyer - Financial Institutions. - Taylor Root

Professional Title
PQE Guide
NQ - 8+
Areas of Practice
London Only

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Job Description

Our client, an international leading law firm is looking to recruit a Professional Support Lawyer to join their London office. The firm caters for a broad range of sectors and focuses on core areas of commercial activity including, capital markets, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, finance and banking, real estate, tax, pensions, employment, litigation and dispute resolution.

The successful candidate will be joining one of the highest ranked insurance teams in the world. The firm offers an unparalleled ability to assist insurance companies throughout their global operations and on their international expansion plans.

As a leading practice the firm works at the forefront of the market advising clients on the latest developments and issues facing the sector including:

* Corporate governance and risk management
* Global and local market regulatory enforcement including Section 166 investigations in the UK
* Distribution of insurance products and related regulatory issues including the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) and the Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD2)
* Alternative risk transfer arrangements including Insurance Linked Securities (ILS), Value-in-Force transactions and derivatives
* Collateralised reinsurance
* Alternative investment strategies including infrastructure
* Longevity risk transfer
* Global insurance programmes

The firm’s clients include Allianz, Assicurazioni Generali, AXA, Legal & General, Manulife, MetLife, Munich Re, Prudential, Swiss Re and Tokio Marine.

The successful candidate will have full training such as attending external courses and providing external feedback. The main responsibilities of the role include organising client briefings, client presentations, client presentations and assisting with hot line queries. You will also be expected to assist in template production, marketing and business development of the team.

The successful candidate will be a qualified lawyer with significant experience in regulatory matters in the insurance sector. Additional experience in the banking and asset management sectors would also be advantageous.

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