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Associate, Insurance - Singapore
Full Time - Permanent
RPC is a modern, progressive and
commercially-oriented City legal services business. From our
offices in the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore we provide advice
to both UK and international clients.
What we do Our practice spans a wide range of
industry sectors and is broadly split into two discrete areas:
insurance and corporates. Working on both contentious and
non-contentious matters, our clients range from large
multinationals to growth UK corporate firms and other professional
practices, and include many household names.
Why we're different We have a confident, accessible and
enterprising approach that sets performance, service and value at
the top of the agenda. Our goal is to do the usual things unusually
well, make the complex simple and help our clients build better,
stronger businesses.Our success is built on the level of
service we give to clients - delivering what they want, on time and
in an easily accessible manner.
How we work We're friendly and approachable, yet we're
not afraid to give tough advice and few are more tenacious when it
comes to securing the results you need. We ask questions that get
straight to the point and listen because we're genuinely interested
in our clients and their businesses. We understand how our clients
work, the pressures they face, and the ambitions they have. And, of
course, we love our work.
Where we work We act for a large number of international
clients with interests throughout the world. We have offices in both
the UK and Asia and, as a founder-member of TerraLex - one of the
world's largest legal networks - we have strong links with law
firms in over 100 jurisdictions allowing us to offer a seamless
service to our clients across the globe.
Role overview With over 60 years' experience at the heart of the
insurance industry, handling coverage, claims, defence and product
development work, we are specialists with expertise across all
classes of business. We are the insurance firm of choice for many
of the largest insurers and reinsurers in the Hong Kong and
Singapore markets and across the Asia-Pacific region.
We have 30 dedicated lawyers and case-handlers across
our Asia offices. The team work together as an integrated Asia
insurance practice and adopt a joined up and coordinated approach to
ensure our clients obtain the best quality service across the entire region.
Our insurance team in Asia covers most of the markets'
specialist lines: marine, property & casualty, onshore and
offshore energy, construction and engineering, political risk,
terrorism, trade credit, professional indemnity and financial
lines. We have a full market range insurance and reinsurance
In Singapore, where we have the largest insurance and
reinsurance team among the offshore firms in the market, we are
handling many of the largest and most complex disputes in the
market, particularly in the property, business interruption, power
and energy, terrorism, engineering and construction sectors.
We are currently seeking an additional experienced
associate with between 1 and 4 years' PQE who has a good quality
grounding in insurance work to join the Singapore office at an
exciting time of growth for our practice in Asia.
We can offer broad and high-class work spanning
insurance / reinsurance coverage advice with a focus on
international property, machinery breakdown, business interruption
and marine insurance claims:
International property - advice to the leading insurers and reinsurers of
all types of commercial and industrial property risk throughout
the world, from large single risk losses to natural catastrophes
Power and energy - advice on coverage issues arising out of the
operation of energy facilities all over the world including
renewables, traditional power generation, oil and gas (on-shore
and off-shore) and utilities
Business interruption - handling business interruption coverage issues
arising out of general property losses, natural catastrophes,
power generation and other machinery breakdown losses, terrorism
and political violence events and mining losses
Construction insurance - advice on issues arising out of construction
projects under associated insurances such as CAR / EAR, DSU and
Reinsurance - coverage advice on both treaty and facultative
Marine Insurance - full service for the claim cycle - providing casualty response and investigations,
salvage, coverage, claims handling and resolution, liability
defence, product development and recovery work.
The ideal candidate will be highly regarded and have
between 1 and 4 years' post qualified experience at a recognised
insurance practice. They will have broad insurance experience but
ideally with a focus (or at least some experience) on some of the
following lines of business: international property; marine
insurance; off-shore energy; business interruption;
engineering/machinery breakdown; construction (CAR/EAR) insurance
claims (particularly in the power, energy and industrial risks
sectors). There will also be the opportunity to work on and support
professional and financial lines insurance matters (working
alongside partners and lawyers in our Singapore, Hong Kong and UK
offices). Experience in all of the above areas is ideal but not
essential, i.e. there can be opportunities for candidates with more
narrow experience in particular areas to broaden out and develop the
breadth of their insurance experience within the Singapore market.
We can offer a high degree of direct client contact and
client liaison responsibilities and the role will offer hands on
business development opportunities and active participation in
The successful candidate will work as a member of the
wider Asia insurance team. Their role will be to build on the
strength we have already developed and to help the partners to grow
the practice from an already excellent base and optimise our client
and contact base.
Not only will you enjoy good quality work, but you will
also benefit from responsibility, plenty of client contact and good
development and training opportunities synonymous with an open,
friendly work environment.This is an exciting opportunity to perform a senior,
high visibility role in the growing and vibrant Singapore market
Candidates should have a strong academic background, an
agile intellect, commercial acumen and a practical approach. Just
as important are a sociable personality, professionalism and
experience of leading teams and managing people.
Click below for the full job description or contact
Craig Davey for further information or to apply on 02030 606 757 or firstname.lastname@example.org