Insurance Lawyer, Litigation & Regulatory

Litigation Regulatory

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Litigation Regulatory




Milan, Italy

The role

Our growth, your future.

We are seeking to hire a bright and ambitious lawyer within our market leading insurance team. Join one of the largest and strongest insurance practices, bringing your ambition, initiative and entrepreneurial mindset to a global business that’s redefining the expectations of a law firm.

With over 400 lawyers we operate serving the insurance industry globally across more than 40 countries. We are still locally connected, because trusting, collaborative relationships with our clients and each other are at the hearth of our success. 

Our Italian insurance practice is ranked Band 1 with Chambers Europe and we have a unique expertise in managing legal issues relating to corporate and professional risks and their litigation and insurance implications, with an emphasis on matters relating to corporate liability and the liability of directors and officers, financial institutions, professionals, as well as on large, complex, and cross-border claims. 

DLA Piper thrives on complex challenges and delivers exceptional results to clients. We’re trusted advisors, innovators, and game-changers, going above and beyond to accelerate growth and open new opportunities – the perfect place to develop and achieve your ambitions.


Assisting primary domestic and multinational life and non-life (re)insurers, Lloyd’s entities, intermediaries, banks, capital providers, regulators, and other insurance industry participants (including insurers) on insurance claims and relevant disputes and risk management issues in general.

The workstream also includes wide spectrum advisory work for the above-mentioned clients, including with regards to the regulatory issues and the development of new insurance products.


  • We do not set upper or lower limits of PQE for any of our vacancies. However, we believe that candidates who have between 1 and 4 years’ PQE are likely to have the right level of legal knowledge and have gained the right level of experience needed to be able to undertake this role 
  • Admission to the Italian bar required 
  • Candidates will ideally have strong litigation and commercial insurance experience gained in a leading law firm
  • Be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the technical issues that are key to our clients
  • Drafts documents using a commercial, client focussed style
  • Knows and understands how to best utilise information and research resources 
  • Commercially astute and stays current on key legal and business news 
  • Excellent skills in communication, client relations, and team-working 
  • Provides a professional, quality service in a timely manner, and responds effectively to requests from internal and external clients
  • Creates confidence in the team and the firm
  • Works co-operatively in a team, sharing information and knowledge
  • Manages time effectively and efficiently
  • Seeks to manage own utilisation wherever possible in order to meet individual and team targets
  • Takes ownership for achieving agreed objectives
  • Recognises and seizes opportunities for the firm, including repeat business
  • Builds and develops own network of internal and external contacts
  • Awareness of business development initiatives in the department and identifies ways to contribute
  • Maintains a controlled, objective and flexible approach under pressure
  • Exhibits behaviour consistent with the firm’s values and builds relationships based on respect, trust and integrity


DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.


In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations


At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.


We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.


In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.