One of the top leading life insurers is looking for a legal counsel or assistant legal counsel to join their team. The role will be reporting directly to the Legal Team Lead and has broad coverage including review product materials, review commercial contracts and agreements, legal advisory and others. They welcome candidates from private practise but need to be over 3 years PQE.
Provide legal advice to all business units on daily operations, new business initiatives and insurance products;
Draft, review and negotiate documents, including but not limited to insurance product documents, investment-related agreements, general commercial contracts and others;
Identify legal risks and advise on the legal impact of new or changes of existing legislation, rules, regulations, guidelines;
Liaise with and instruct external lawyers on a wide range of legal matters;
Develop and update legal document templates;
Conduct market research on legal and company secretarial matters; and
Handle any other ad-hoc assignments assigned by the General Counsel or supervisor from time to time
Qualified Hong Kong solicitor with at least 3 years PQE experience.
Open to candidates with or without in-house experiences (candidates with litigation experience will also be considered);
Willing to learn, self-motivated, capable of handling matters independently and proactively;
Experience in life insurance companies is highly preferred;
Familiar with Insurance Ordinance, Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance, Companies Ordinance and Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, and guidelines issued by the Insurance Authority is an advantage;
Fluent in written and spoken English and Chinese, including Mandarin