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Seoul, Seoul, KR

Legal Counsel


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re 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. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of our 15,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?



About the Role


The Legal Counsel 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 matters, as well as insurance solutions and transactions. 


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 including solutions and transactions
•    Advise on regulatory issues related to Korea
•    Advise on compliance matters relating to Korea
•    Advise on reinsurance contracts and claims 
•    Support Compliance on legal and regulatory advice, local activities and engagement



About the Team


Hong Korea & Korea 



About You


•    6 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


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