Contract typePermanent Full Time
Hastings Group, a FTSE 250 listed entity, is a fast growing, agile, digitally focused general insurance provider of products and services to over 2.6 million customers in the UK, employing over 3,000 colleagues. The Group comprises two trading entities; Hastings Insurance Services Limited (trading as “Hastings Direct”), a UK retail intermediary, and Advantage Insurance Company Limited, a Gibraltar based insurance underwriter.
Based at the Group’s UK headquarters in Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, the role will be challenging and varied with primary responsibilities covering:
- Advising, drafting and negotiating on a variety of bespoke and standard form commercial and insurance related contracts.
- Advising business managers, and helping to develop awareness and understanding, on the implications of contract terms.
- Providing general legal support to the business support functions, including compliance.
- Liaison with external counsel as required.
Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate will have solid experience of drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. Having previous experience of working in-house and/or in the financial services sector, in particular advising on non-contentious insurance matters, would be an advantage.
You will be adaptable and innovative, and be an effective team player. You will need to be pro-active and an effective communicator, and be able to apply tact and diplomacy to ensure optimal outcomes.
The ideal candidate would be a qualified lawyer and be 2-4 Years’ PQE.