• Interim Senior Legal Advisor

    Requisition ID 2446309
    Job Family GB-London
  • Posting Description

    Interim Senior Legal Advisor


    We’re hiring!


    Aon are currently recruiting a Interim Senior Legal Advisor to join our team in London. The Interim Senior Legal Advisor will be primarily responsible for providing commercial legal advice and drafting to facilitate the development and conclusion of commercial relationships with the full range of external parties Aon interacts with including clients, insurers, suppliers of services, third party introducers and other brokers. Contracts will include binding authority agreements with insurers, product/facility agreements with insurers, terms of business and terms of engagement with clients, NDAs, sub- and co-broker agreements and outsourcing and other agreements with suppliers.


    This role works with Aon Risk businesses in the UK dealing with insurance and reinsurance broking, risk consulting and analytics, captive management and insurance-linked securities.


    The Senior Legal Advisor Role may act as point of contact or secondary point of contact for one or more of Aon’s business units. The Legal Advisor will develop a solid understanding of the commercial and regulatory opportunities and challenges that Aon’s business units are considering.


    The  Senior Legal Adviser will be a member of the Aon UK Shared Services commercial legal team which is co-located in the UK, Warsaw and Ireland. The role is based out of London. There will be daily interaction and interdependence with the team in Warsaw and a clear expectation to make sure that work is there is a seamless integration and provision of legal services across the Aon UK Shared Services commercial legal team.      


    About Aon


    Headquartered in London, Aon Plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.


    Aon is an equal opportunities employer.  Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.


    About the Role


    Your impact as a Interim Senior Legal Advisor:

    • Responsible for commercial legal advice and contract drafting to Aon business units in the UK (including obtaining necessary regulatory input from Compliance and / or external legal advisors where appropriate).
    • Provision of commercial legal advice on UK issues to Aon businesses overseas, where required.
    • Working together with business units and other support functions (in particular -Compliance) to ensure legal risk is managed appropriately.
    • Supporting your other colleagues (UK and Warsaw-based) in their general commercial work.
    • Responsibility for working in accordance with the Aon UK Limited Risk Management Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company.

    About you


    Your knowledge and expertise:

    • Solicitor or barrister qualified in UK (or other common law jurisdiction).
    • Strong interpersonal skills and a talent for relationship development and stakeholder management.
    • Ability to advise on multiple commercial legal issues.
    • Flexible and pragmatic – able to take a commercial approach.
    • Highly collaborative.
    • Capable of working on complex commercial contracts with minimal support.
    • Exposure to the UK financial regulatory environment.

    Salary and Benefits


    This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday.  We also offer tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organisation.


    Our Colleague Experience


    Every day, our colleagues make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. Together, we share this one purpose: to empower economic and human possibility around the world. This unifying goal is at the heart of our identity, and it lives in everything we do. To learn more about our colleague experience, visit Aon Colleague Experience.


    We’re happy to talk flexible working. If you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies and we’re happy to discuss options with you upon application.



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