Legal Counsel - Flexible Working

Leeds, London, Manchester and Bristol
£Attractive - Flexible Working
09 Jul 2019
06 Aug 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Highly regarded household name business seeks to recruit lawyers with experience in the financial services or insurance sector. The position could be based in one of their legal teams in London, Manchester, Leeds or Bristol.

The role

You will be an integral member of a large national legal team undertaking a specialist role to advise on and draft insurance and reinsurance contracts; advise on financial regulation (including FCA handbook); procurement; negotiation with agents; advice to the business on new product offerings and legal strategy. This will include B2B and consumer issues. You will also have the opportunity to widen your experience into more general commercial or corporate work.

This would suit a lawyer keen for flexible working as up to 3 days a week can be worked from home.

Key Requirements

  • A qualified UK solicitor ideally with at least 2 years post qualification experience
  • Trained at a leading law firm or financial services business
  • Experience in advising on and drafting financial services agreements, preferably insurance documents.
  • Knowledge of FCA regulations.
  • Preferably some exposure to working in-house (although not a prerequisite)
  • Bright, dynamic and keen to get involved in strategic as well as technical matters
  • Strong commercial acumen and interpersonal skills


If you are interested in this legal counsel role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar legal counsel positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch on 01539 446666.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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