Seoul, 11, KR


Legal Counsel 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


About the Role

Korea is looking for a Legal Counsel who shall be working in the Asia Legal & Compliance team with primary focus in managing legal and compliance issues relating to Swiss Re's operation in Korea. The legal advice and support provided shall include general corporate issues, regulatory and compliance issues, product development, reinsurance contracts and claims.


Key Responsibilities :

- Manage legal issues related to general corporate and governance matters

- Manage legal, regulatory & compliance issues related to product development for both property & casualty and life & health business in Korea

- Advise on regulatory issues related to Korea

- Advise on compliance matters relating to Korea

- Advise on reinsurance contracts and claims


About the Team

Asia Legal & Compliance team


About You

- 8 to10 years PQE; Korean legal qualification an advantage but not a must

- Prior experience in handling Korean legal & compliance matters

- Ability to work independently as well as with a cross function team

- Excellent written and spoken English and Korean

- Good communication, multi-tasking and cross-cultural skills

- Prior experience in insurance matters & multiple jurisdictions an advantage


Reference Code: 83618 


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