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
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
- 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
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
- 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:
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
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)
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
External Company Name: Allianz Global Assistance
External Company URL: https://www.allianz-assistance.co.uk/
Address Line 1: 102 George Street