Legal Counsel, Permanent Job, Isle of Man

A well-established life assurance firm requires Legal Counsel; as a business-facing lawyer, you’ll be responsible for identifying, managing and mitigating legal, regulatory and corporate governance risks to enable the business to achieve strategic and commercial goals.

The Role…

You will act as the firm’s close legal supervision and oversight. As such, you’ll be:

  • Promoting organisational values, ethics and responsible business conduct, addressing potential conflicts between management and legal entities
  • Supporting the Company Secretariat, including organising board and statutory meetings , board reviews and renewals, and training and supporting directors
  • Advising the business on laws and regulation related to the full range of non-insurance related commercial activities, from data protection to human resources
  • Supporting management in developing open and transparent relationships with insurance regulator stakeholders
  • Advising the organisation on developing and maintaining an adequate and transparent corporate governance system of principles, actively monitoring legal trends and laws to allow for timely anticipation of new requirements and their potential impact
  • Providing legal advice to address and manage local legal issues, structuring, negotiating and resolving these issues to protect business assets
  • Guiding the business in relation to insurance laws and regulation along the business value chain, from licensing and product development through to re-insurance

About You…

Our client needs a trusted and competent professional – to succeed, you’ll need:

  • Be either an attorney-at-law, qualified Manx advocate, solicitor or barrister with an LLM, or equivalent qualification
  • Considerable post-qualification legal experience
  • Experience in an insurance and regulatory environment

The Reward…

As you’ll be joining a highly regarded organisation, you will receive:

  • Attractive salary
  • Generous benefits package, including bonus and pension scheme
  • Plenty of training and development opportunities
  • On-site car parking
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