Director, Legal/Senior Legal Counsel Director, Legal/Senior Legal Counsel …

in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Jun 19
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Jun 19
Director, Legal/Senior Legal Counsel
FWD spans Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam and Japan. In Hong Kong, FWD offers life and medical insurance, general insurance, employee benefits, and financial planning. FWD is focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand and relevant products, supported by digital technology. Through this customer-led approach, FWD aims to become a leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance.

FWD is the insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group. The life insurance and general insurance operating entities have been assigned strong financial strength ratings by international rating agencies. While FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited has been affirmed 'A3' by Moody's and 'A' by Fitch, FWD General Insurance Company Limited has also received 'A' rating from Fitch, all with a stable outlook.

In Hong Kong & Macau, FWD has been providing quality services to around 534,000 customers with over 730 staff.

If you are looking for a company where can fuel your inspiration and cultivate your expertise, join us on our exciting journey.
The role offers a broad range of exposures, from drafting policy provisions for insurance products (with focus on life insurance products, whilst also supporting general insurance products), to being involved in regulatory and other projects, and legal advisory across a diverse portfolio of internal businesses and stakeholders.


Business Support:
  • Provide legal advice to all business units and departments on different projects, new business initiatives and development of the Company, with focus on Life Products and Marketing teams;
  • Draft, review and negotiate legal documents, including insurance product documents and other commercial contracts;

Channel Support:
  • Provide legal advice to different sales channels including tied agency, bancasurance, brokers and online platform and perform relevant legal documents' review

  • 8-10 years of post qualifcations experience
  • in-house or legal firm with life insurance exposure

  • Familiar with Insurance Companies Ordinance, Securities and Futures Ordinance, Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance, Companies Ordinance and Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
  • Fluent in written and spoken English & Chinese;
  • Strong analytical and legal research skills;
  • Good interpersonal, presentation and communication skills;
  • Able to work independently and as a team player

We offer 5-day work, 20-22 days annual leaves, excellent learning & development opportunities and an attractive package to the right candidate.
Information collected will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purpose. The company will retain all applications no longer than 24 months of which will be destroyed thereafter. When there are vacancies in any of our subsidiaries, holding companies, associated or affiliated companies of, or companies controlled by, or under common control with the Company during that period, we may transfer your application to them for consideration of employment. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, disability or family status in employment process.