We pride ourselves on leveraging our collective knowledge and skills and training our teams to support the delivery of a high-quality service on major international insurance and reinsurance disputes and regulatory mandates.
The Firm’s International Knowledge strategy is delivered by Knowledge Professionals in collaboration with dedicated Knowledge Partners in a manner that is tailored to meet the needs of each Group and Sector.
We are looking for an experienced insurance and reinsurance lawyer to join our International Knowledge Management team as a Knowledge Lawyer, reporting to Clare Semple, Head of Knowledge Management for Litigation & Regulatory and Key Partner stakeholders, principally Leon Taylor and Tricia Hobson, supported by key international Insurance Partners in our International Litigation & Regulatory Group (Jane Childs, Christian Schneider, Vonnick Le Guillou and David Maria Marino).
The successful candidate will provide effective insurance and reinsurance technical specialism to enhance the ability of the international insurance and reinsurance practices to build brand profile within what is a highly mature and competitive marketplace for legal service providers.
The purpose of the role is to:
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers 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:
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
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 support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.
We know 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, 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 references from previous employers.