Legal Counsel, Insurance (1-year Contract)

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Stephanie Kwok

  • Contact email:

    stephaniekwok@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    139923_1595217133

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-19

Your New Company

Our client is a well established local life insurance company with significant presence in Hong Kong. Due to rapid expansion of business, the client currently has an additional headcount for a Legal Counsel to join their team on a 1 year contract basis (with possibility of turning perm!). This role is excellent for junior/mid level lawyers from private practice to make their first move in-house.

Your New Role

This role covers a broad range of insurance related matters including drafting and reviewing commercial contracts, product documents and sales materials in relation to the daily operation of business. You would also be involved in reviewing insurance policies of insurance products and advise on complaints or enquires from regulators.

What you will need to succeed

The ideal candidate is a Hong Kong or common law qualified lawyer with 3+ years' PQE in private practice and/or in-house. Prior life insurance/GI/FI experience is strongly preferred. You must be proficient in both English and Chinese, with strong ability to work proactively as a team.

What you will get in return

This is an rare opportunity for litigation lawyers to make a move in-house and join a stable and reputable insurance company. The client offers attractive remuneration package and excellent working environment to the ideal candidate.

What you will need to do

If you are interested in this position, please apply below. If you like to have a confidential discussion, please don't hesitate to reach out to Stephanie Kwok at stephaniekwok@taylorroot.com or +852 30089035.

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