Underwriter
Insurance
Guildford
up to £50Kpa + excellent benefits

Commercial Underwriter (Legal Expenses)

Ref: 3907| Posted: 7th Sep 2022

You will be an experienced legal practitioner or commercial underwriter with Legal Expenses experience who is looking to join a vibrant company and robust team to work as a commercial underwriter. You will partner with leading UK law firms, providing innovative solutions to ensure they are fully enabled to provide the highest quality access to justice for their clients.

Your new role will mainly focus on managing delegated authority schemes, underwriting new risks, and developing new business opportunities. You will be required to master and implement our underwriting guidelines and to demonstrate a detailed understanding of risk exposure and appetite.

You will also be required to attend annual audits, and visit our clients for business meetings which will help develop your interpersonal skills and your business acumen.

You'll be naturally inquisitive and a competent problem solver.  You will build long-term career plans with your future employer, and through positive and constructive feedback, you'll also receive annual salary reviews and provision of continuing professional development (CPD) training.

You will have a 

  • Minimum 2 years experience of ATE legal expenses insurance; or have worked as a legal practitioner (It is preferred, although not essential that you have a legal or insurance qualification such as a law degree, conversion, CILEx, or CII)
  • Team Player
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Problem Solving.

You will also be required to undertake ongoing training in order to keep up to date with technical, legal, and market developments. However, the company believes strongly in developing its people, and fully supporting - and providing - continual professional training and development. This includes payment towards CII or CILEx qualifications, and study and exam leave.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package (on completion of probationary period) including generous holiday allocation of 25 days + bank holidays (3 days to be taken at Christmas), pension contribution, subsidised parking, or help towards a season ticket loan and private medical insurance and hybrid working flexibility 1 day working from home on either a Thursday or Friday (depending on business needs) 

Please apply to the role by submitting your most up-to-date CV. If your application is successful, we will be in touch within 2 working days of receiving your job application to discuss the opportunity in more detail.

At Insure Recruitment, we work with clients who are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace.  So, if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification or criteria in the above description, we encourage you to apply anyway.  You may be exactly what we’re looking for in this or other roles.