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Legal Counsel

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Paris
  • Salary: €100000 - €110000 per annum
  • Job reference: Legal Counsel
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Compliance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 05/02/2018
Experienced Legal Counsel - Paris

One of the biggest Reinsurance Company worldwide is seeking an experienced Legal Counsel based in Paris to join their growing Legal Department.

The Legal Counsel will be responsible for delivering effective and efficient technical support and all legal and compliance matters in respect of the company operations and commercial transactions within the EMEA region.

The Legal Counsel will report directly to the EMEA Hub General Counsel. He will have a functional reporting line directly the company Chief Legal Counsel.



–      Legal Matters : Legal guidance and support of any transactional claims or related matters, support de business operations, will draft and negotiate a wide spectrum of legal and commercial contracts, will provide legal day to day advice, guidance and support to the business, participate in the development and liaise with other divisions of the group, will research and investigate legal issues

–      Compliance Matters: Advise on legal and regulatory compliance related matters and support the Group Compliance Officer, will provide business compliance training

–      Legal Corporate: Support the Group Corporate Legal Team with ad hoc legal matters, support the Chief Legal Counsel of required legal service and advice into the business

Skills and Experience Required

–      7years+ in legal practice and commercial environment with a material exposure to the reinsurance/insurance business

–      Ability to apply technical legal issues in a commercial environment

–      A degree in law with a strong academic record

–      Fluency in both French and English


How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion or contact me directly on +44 203 758 8838

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