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Senior Insurance Lawyer

Location :

Thailand

Department :

Legal

POSITION SUMMARY

Acts as the main lawyer responsible for insurance regulatory matters as well as advising clients within insurance business sector (e.g. insurer, reinsurer, insurance broker) for the firm’s corporate and commercial department

Areas of Responsibilities:

Legal Practice

  • Advises clients on regulatory  and projects-related insurance transactions, including corporate restructuring, conversion into a public company, transfer of entire business to another entity and joint venture arrangements
  • Drafts, reviews, analyzes and finalizes contracts, policy forms and endorsements, confidentiality agreements, releases and other contracts
  • Monitors legal, legislative, and regulatory developments related to insurance and reinsurance
  • Reviews marketing materials, web site wording, and press releases in partnership with business units, corporate compliance and enterprise marketing
  • Provides advice on policy wordings, insurance coverage, reinsurance and high-value claims
  • Reviews, analyzes and advises on claims initiatives and written materials to ensure consistency with best practices for avoidance of litigation and bad faith allegations
  • Formulates legal strategies, provides legal opinions and analytical responses to clients’ requests and acting as the primary point of contact for clients
  • Performs legal research when and as necessary to resolve legal issues and determine the appropriate course of action regarding a particular issue/case.

Client Development and Managing Work and Relationships

  • Promotes the firm’s business development across all offices and all groups
  • Regularly publishes articles and makes presentations that increase the firm’s visibility and result in new business
  • Participates in crafting proposals and pitching for new business from current or prospective clients
  • Identifies and participates in relevant conferences as agreed by partners/department heads
  • Takes full ownership of work with minimal oversight from partners
  • Effectively and efficiently manages projects and matters well

Administrative Tasks

  • Manages other administrative tasks in professional and timely manners such as time recording, invoicing, billing and chasing aged debt, matter opening, conflicts, etc.

Specifications:

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to manage multiple assignments and priorities work effectively
  • Persuasive, articulate and confident discussing legal issues, transactions and strategies
  • Effectively and persuasively presents the client’s position and represents the client’s interests
  • Able to apply legal principles and draw on experience to develop strategies and solve problems that add real value for clients
  • Demonstrates excellent legal and business judgment that inspires client’s confidence
  • Excellent written and spoken skills in both Thai and English and ability to present information, including complex legal issues, clearly and concisely
  • Takes full ownership of work with minimal oversight from partners
  • Demonstrates true commitment to achieving positive matter outcomes

Experience

  • 5+ years of extensive experience of working within the insurance or financial services sector, in either a private law firm or in-house position
  • Practical experience in both transactional and advisory based in insurance business related projects
  • Experience in advising clients on a range of matters including complex commercial agreements
  • Experience in advising large, complex, and long-term projects would be a distinct advantage

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of insurance coverage and extra-contractual liability regulatory standards and case law

Attitudes & Behaviors

  • Proactive, positive and energetic approach with a commitment to providing excellent service and a desire to interact with the market and build client relationships
  • Strong consultant mindset, including a responsive, flexible and adaptable outlook and approach
  • Resilient, autonomous and highly credible, with strong business acumen and exemplary client service ethic and commitment

Please send the CV to:  [email protected]

Ready to join us?

Please submit CV & all related documents to [email protected]