With a long-term contract of mutual trust with their stakeholders, Generali strives to improve people’s lives by delivering relevant and accessible insurance solutions.
Legal Counsel / Legal Manager
Hong Kong- Quarry Bay
Description

The Legal Manager will support the business on all insurance related legal matters including drafting and vetting insurance policy wordings and marketing materials and advising on inbound and outbound reinsurance arrangements. The incumbent will provide legal advice at all levels of the organization and will be comfortable to independently manage all legal aspects of upcoming projects

  • Support the business lines in all types of contract negotiations, drafting and reviewing relevant agreements, focusing on implementing and improving standard forms, checklists and other control tools for efficiently managing legal risks of the company;
  • Assist the business and other control functions, particularly the compliance function, in all types of insurance and reinsurance related legal matters, including, drafting and vetting insurance policies, information sheets, marketing material, inbound and outbound reinsurance and distribution matters (including non-traditional distribution), both in life and non-life, and commercial and personal lines;
  • Independently manage the legal aspects of projects, particularly relating to digitalization strategies;
  • Oversee litigious complaints, ombudsman and litigation matters;
  • Provide legal advice at all levels of the organization with a focus on insurance law, general business law, corporate law and technology/data privacy related issues; report to the regional office and head office and coordinate with outside counsel on the above referenced matters as and when required;
  • Perform legal monitoring in relation to the above


Requirements

    The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified lawyer in Hong Kong with 6-8 years post qualification experience working within the legal department of an international insurance company (ideally life and non-life experience) and ideally relevant previous private practice experience. Experience with cross-border insurance would be a plus.
  • Have excellent numeric skills with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Be well organized, self-motivated and have a strong ability to work on their own initiative
  • Possess strong analytical and problem solving skill
  • Have a proven ability to work well in and, if asked to do so, lead, cross functional teams
  • Possess the proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Possess excellent relationship building, communications, negotiation and convincing,
  • Possess strong listening skill
  • Fluency in Cantonese and English (written and spoken), fluency in Mandarin would be a plus
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