Allianz Global Assistance UK Junior Commercial Lawyer in Croydon, United Kingdom

Objective of the Role

To provide general legal and company secretarial services to the Legal Department of AWP operations in the UK

Main Duties

Legal

  • Provide legal advice and support of general legal matters to various departments as required

  • Review contracts including confidentiality, supplier and client agreements

  • Assist with Data Protection issues

  • Handle / assist with low level claims disputes and any resulting litigation

Company Secretariat

  • Assist the UK / RoI Head of Legal & Compliance in ensuring compliance of all UK Group companies with company secretarial requirements and to maintain the statutory registers, update company records at Companies House and/or the Companies Registration Office, file accounts and annual returns, board meeting duties and ensure reports for the Board packs are prepared and submitted

General

  • To assist with relevant ad-hoc projects as required Complete all appropriate administration.

  • Provide relevant reports to internal stakeholders as required, or directed

  • Carry out any other additional duties as requested by the UK / RoI Head of Legal & Compliance from time to time within the scope of your role.

  • To maintain a general knowledge of upcoming legislative developments to ensure proactive identification and remediation as required

  • Participating and contributing towards team meetings

Regulatory

  • To work within and be compliant at all times with all relevant regulations and legislation applicable to the role.

Evidence of demonstrable skills and experience within the following areas:

Essential

Education, Training, Qualifications

  • Undergraduate law degree or equivalent;

  • Legal Training e.g. Legal Practice course.

  • Qualified solicitor or barrister (England and Wales)

Specialist Skills & Knowledge

Legal

  • Drafting, advising on and negotiating range of commercial contracts

  • Providing legal advice to a variety of stakeholders

  • Company law / Corporate Governance knowledge

  • Ability to negotiate and influence

  • Understanding Corporate Insurances

  • Working knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules (low value litigation)

Aptitude

  • Work as part of a team and work independently

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated with a practical and commercial approach to the role

  • Ability to communicate legal issues to a variety of internal and external audiences

  • The ability to develop and sustain effective working relationships with a range of internal and external contacts and networks

  • Proactive, adaptable and flexible to changing circumstances.

  • Sensitive, professional and respectful to the needs of clients/customers

External Title: Junior Commercial Lawyer

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

External Company Name: Allianz Global Assistance

External Company URL: https://www.allianz-assistance.co.uk/

Address Line 1: 102 George Street