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Senior Legal Counsel - Life Re-Insurance (Caribbean)

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Confidential Assignment: Senior Lawyer - Captive Insurance Division (Life-Reinsurance) – Caribbean

We are seeking an experienced Senior Reinsurance Lawyer to lead the development of a global insurer's captive insurance division in the Caribbean. This is a strategically important role that will report directly to the Global General Counsel and requires deep understanding of the life reinsurance sector, regulatory expertise, commercial acumen, and leadership skills.

Essential Requirements:

  • At least 7+ years PQE in reinsurance, with a strong background in life reinsurance contract drafting
  • Insurance/regulatory expertise, with a comprehensive understanding of the global life re-insurance sector
  • Previous experience working in an international context, with familiarity in cross-border legal issues and global regulatory landscapes
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a close-knit team

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory frameworks and draft life reinsurance contracts tailored to life insurance products
  • Establish a robust legal and governance structure for the captive entity
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of regional regulatory requirements, licensing standards, and capital adequacy regulations
  • Align legal strategies with the organisation's risk appetite and financial goals
  • Structure complex transactions and negotiate reinsurance agreements in line with organisational objectives
  • Utilise strong negotiation and communication skills to engage with stakeholders and convey legal concepts to non-legal professionals

Educational Qualifications:

  • Law degree from a reputable institution
  • Relevant professional qualifications and ideally specialisation in insurance and reinsurance law

Next Steps:

Those wishing to learn more should send their CV and supporting information in confidence to james@agnewobrien.com. Only those applicants that adequately match the job description above will be contacted.

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With over two decades of expertise in facilitating legal career moves across various jurisdictions, Agnew O'Brien Legal Recruitment is a highly respected legal recruiter with deep client connections. Explore how we can enhance your job search by visiting www.agnewobrien.com

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Agnew O’Brien Global Legal Recruitment is a boutique consultancy that represents high calibre lawyers in their job search across international jurisdictions spanning the Asia-Pacific, Offshore Caribbean / Channel Islands, Middle East and United Kingdom. Those we assist are offered a bespoke, consultative recruitment service of the highest professional standards, specifically tailored to address individual search requirements and objectives. Our approach is discreet yet pro-active, offering candidates practical support throughout each step of the recruitment process. 

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