Inhouse

Senior Counsel – Structured Finance

Senior Counsel – Structured Finance

  • About the Firm: Aviva plc is a British multinational insurance company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has about 33 million customers across 16 countries. In the United Kingdom, Aviva is the largest general insurer and a leading life and pensions provider.
  • About the Role: We are looking for an in-house Senior Counsel to act as senior legal adviser, providing first class legal service to our Structured Finance business and predominantly leading in complex legal initiatives and projects (including oversight and advice on key legislative and common law developments affecting the business).
  • Looking for: Among your myriad attributes, we are looking to secure your experience of dealing at senior management level; your proven ability to provide legal advice for major projects, negotiations and relationships with third parties and external advisers; and your broad understanding of the relevant regulatory environment.
  • Opportunities: You will be afforded the opportunity to provide first class, timely, commercially focused and industry leading legal service; and to contribute to the management and leadership of the relevant legal team and to deputise for senior managers within that legal team where appropriate.
  • And more: You will have appropriate liaison and cooperation with business areas - to promote risk management reporting, control and awareness initiatives within those business units, in order to provide reasonable assurance that those business areas are controlling legal risk in accordance with the Standard; and active management of the instruction of external lawyers in accordance with the Supplier Protocol, with a view to minimising expenditure on external suppliers.