An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to join our client's Underwriting team as a Legal Analyst. The right candidate will mainly be focused on managing delegated authority schemes, underwriting new risks, and developing new business. You will be required to master and implement underwriting guidelines and to demonstrate a detailed understanding of risk exposure and appetite.
Our client is a market-leading national firm of underwriters, specialising in legal expenses insurance (LEI). They work in partnership with leading UK law firms, providing innovative solutions to ensure they are enabled to provide the highest quality access to justice.
It is essential that you have gained experience within a legal practitioner/Lawyer/Solicitor environment or underwriting commercial After The Event (ATE) or Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI) matters.
Essential Skills/Experience required to succeed in this role:
· Minimum 2 years PQE (If Lawyer/Solicitor Background) or Minimum 5 years ATE/LEI Underwriting Experience.
Legal experience is essential in two of the following areas,
- Professional negligence;
- Shareholder disputes;
- Commercial breach of contract;
- Insurance law;
- Contentious trusts and probate;
- Defamation, privacy and data breach claims.
To succeed within the role, you will be highly motivated and professional with sound ethical standards and behaviour. Customer service should be second nature to you. Initiative and responsibility are strongly encouraged so a proactive attitude is essential.
- Competitive Salary
- Pension Contributions*
- Continuous Career development appraisals throughout the working year**
- Private Medical Insurance*
- Relaxed dress code Fridays
- Wednesday snacks on the company
- Great working location – offices are close to Guildford station.
- Modern Office environment
- Financial support towards professional qualifications (CII/CILEx) after completion of the probationary period)
- Annual Salary Reviews
*After successful completion of the probationary period.
**Our client will continuously appraise your development throughout your career with us and we will support you with the appropriate training. In addition to a competitive salary and pension contributions, we offer private medical insurance after the completion of the probationary period.
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.
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.