Offers “Allianz”

Expires soon Allianz

Senior Legal Counsel

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Job description

Are you a qualified solicitor/barrister with strong experience of working within a UK regulatory environment? Do you have strong knowledge of ICOBS and IDD relevant to the UK Business including the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulatory Authority Rulebooks? Then read on!


Our small, intimate and knowledgeable Legal Team is looking for an enthusiastic, engaging and knowledgeable Senior Legal Counsel to join them. Led by our well regarded Head of Legal and supporting the Regional Head of Legal you will be safeguarding the Company’s and Groups financial and reputational performance by mitigating risks through ensuring that the UK Service & Insurance business operates, and provide compliant products and services in accordance with our Legal & Regulatory requirements.


You will ensure that any services provided by its suppliers and or business partners that we have committed to provide to our end customers are clearly documented. You will act as a trusted business partner to internal local and Group stakeholders and offer well thought out and clear legal advice relating to the UK & Ireland Business Unit and wider regional and group projects/teams when required. You will also support the UK & Republic of Ireland entities with regard to legal, regulatory and internal Allianz standards and rules to support the Solvency II framework and ethical working practices.


What we’re looking for:


·  You will be a qualified solicitor/barrister with strong experience in a UK regulatory environment
·  You must have strong knowledge of ICOBS and IDD relevant to the UK Business including the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulatory Authority Rulebooks
·  You will have experience in advising on legally compliant arrangements in the area of Insurance Distribution including but not limited to: Appointed Representatives, Exempt Ancillary Insurance, Broker Terms of Business, advising on Consumer Retail, Insurance Products, ability to advise on new/complex distribution strategies
·  You must also have experience of Financial Crime Competition, Anti- Trust Knowledge of GDPR and Data Protection from a legal perspective




·  Undergraduate law degree or equivalent
·  Legal Training e.g. Legal Practice course
·  Qualified solicitor or barrister (England and Wales)





Thirty-five hours a week. However, flexibility will be required in line with the needs of the business.


You will receive excellent training for this role as we are dedicated to ‘Achieving Excellence Through Learning.’ You are always encouraged to bring your ideas and highlight any areas for improvement in processes.


Staff Benefits

In exchange for your expertise, experience and enthusiasm, we will offer support in continuing your personal and career development, in addition to providing a wide range of employment linked benefits.


We will provide you with competitive annual leave and contribute up to 6.5% towards a company pension scheme. You will have access to a range of discounts on Allianz products, as well as vouchers and discounts for high street and online retailers. You will also benefit from our Private Medical Cover, competitive annual leave, annual Flu vaccination, annual Eye Care vouchers, discounted travel/pet/musical/home/car Insurance, Roadside Assistance free after 6 months’ probation and up to three paid days for Corporate Social Responsibility.


We also provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which is available from day one of employment. Confidential 24/7 helpline and an app to access life, money and wellbeing resources including mental wellbeing support, debt and legal advice.


Successful applicants to our career opportunities will be able to demonstrate they share the values and behaviours we seek in our organisation.


See 'Who we are ' as an organisation, to find out more about us.


Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, grow, and shape a better future for our customers and the world around us.


Dedicated to bringing global protection and care, Allianz Partners is the B2B2C leader in insurance and assistance solutions in the following areas of expertise: travel insurance, assistance, mobile device & digital risks insurance, international health & life and automotive insurance. We care for our customers, and our caring nature extends to our employees. We don't just hire people, we commit to them, nourish them and invest in their careers because we recognize that your development goes hand in hand with our growth and success.


We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.


We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

Join us.  Let's care for tomorrow.


Make every future a success.
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