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Shanghai, SH, CN

Associate Legal Counsel


About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Team

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions China is now looking to develop business with personal insurance products sold under the brands of existing and new distribution partners. Execution of this strategy is by way of a B2B2C model across a variety of primary platforms.

The key responsibility of the role of the Associate Legal Counsel is to be a trusted legal advisor to the regional and local management teams. Providing timely, commercially practical and high-quality legal advice to enable effective oversight and management of legal risks in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, and industry standards. This job is ideal for ambitious individual who is looking for a challenge and is keen to work in a dynamic and energetic environment with an international team.  

About the Role

•    Provide effective, commercially sound and practical legal advice on insurance business (particularly on personal line insurance) and operations.
•    Review insurance policy terms and conditions and handle regulatory filings.
•    Review policy documents, distribution policies/process and business marketing materials.
•    Review and negotiate commercial agreements with business partners, agents, brokers and/or third party service providers.
•    Provide legal advice and supports on customer complaints and handle legal disputes.
•    Manage external counsel as required. 
•    Monitor regulatory changes and conduct gap analysis and enable execution of implementation plan.
•    Compile and conduct legal training where required.
•    Engage and collaborate with other expert functions including Compliance and Risk Management to ensure the provision of consistent advice.

About You

•    LLB or above obtained from a reputable university
•    Qualified Chinese lawyer with a minimum of 5 years' experience in insurance company(ies) or private practice
•    Previous work experience in insurance industry, particularly in personal line business
•    Strong legal knowledge in insurance, technology and data protection laws
•    Able to work independently with high degree of accountability and integrity
•    Good team player, excellent decision-making, problem-solving, communication and analytical skills
•    Excellent written and spoken Mandarin and English 

Reference Code: 105185 


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