In-House Insurance Lawyer/ Legal Counsel - Life Insurance Litigation

Greenfields Executive Recruitment and Search

An exciting Legal Counsel position in a Global Life Insurance Organisation

  • Leading Life Insurance/ Financial Services Organisation
  • 2-8 years PQE
  • External Dispute Resolution Team (EDR)
In-House Lawyer required to join an international leader in Life Insurance. This high performing, well resourced team offers a stable and supportive work environment with a holistic approach to career versus work-life balance. The role has come about through growth and expansion into the local market.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage litigated matters through external lawyers
  • Manage external disputes lodged with the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) and other external bodies
  • Provide advice and support to claims and underwriting teams
  • Provide advice and support to risk and compliance in relation to the Life Insurance Code of Practice
  • Provide advice and support to the Internal Dispute Resolution team
  • Provide support to other legal teams in reviewing product documentation and other commercial documents
Requirements:
  • Admitted to practice law with a minimum of 2 years PQE
  • Legal Firm training preferably mid to top tier
  • Background in the Financial Services industry
  • Experience with Life Insurance and excellent knowledge of insurance law
  • Collaborative and a team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
To apply for this role please email your resume and a cover letter to Sandra Crawford at sandrac@greenfieldssearch.com.au
Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.