Inhouse Counsel

Inhouse Counsel

The Company

PIB Group is one of the UKs leading independent commercial insurance broking groups backed by Apax and the Carlyle Group. It has grown rapidly since its inception in 2015 having acquired almost 50 businesses and now employs approximately 2,500 people across the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands and continental Europe.

The Role

You will report directly to the Group General Counsel and have regular interaction with senior decision makers within the organisation. PIBs Junior Legal Counsel will report to you. It will be a very hands-on role, based at PIB's head office in the City of London with flexible working, covering the following:
  • M&A - assisting with due diligence, SPA negotiation, and deal management.
  • Commercial - drafting and agreeing commercial contracts, NDAs, engagement letters and insurer agreements.
  • Finance - supporting PIBs external law firms on security take ups and documenting intra-group lending.
  • IP liaising with PIBs IP lawyers to manage PIBs trademark assets.
  • Litigation liaising with external counsel as and when required on contentious matters.
  • Company Secretarial overseeing the management of PIB's company secretarial system and working alongside PIBs offshore company administrators to oversee all equity movements, governance changes and company secretarial filings throughout the Group. Attending and taking minutes at PIB board and risk committee meetings.
  • Integration supporting the Groups project teams to integrate newly acquired companies post acquisition.
  • MI - providing quarterly MI reporting to PIBs institutional investors.
  • KYC assisting with KYC requests from the Groups financial counterparties (such as banks).
Necessary skills
  • 2-3 years PQE with experience in M&A and commercial law this is a role for someone who is great across the board and can deal with a wide variety of differing legal issues on a daily basis.
  • Strong commercial awareness, highly organised with a resilient can do nature. The ability to laugh is absolutely essential.
  • Excellent project management skills are essential as the role will involve a lot of domestic and cross-border M&A.
Further information

As well as a competitive salary we offer the following benefits -
  • Competitive holiday allowance with the annual option to buy additional days
  • Death in Service benefit of x4 salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Very generous maternity and paternity leave packages
  • A flexible benefits package which allows you to add additional benefits to your overall package
  • Our benefits portal offers discounts on technology & electronics, cinemas, restaurants, days out, mortgage advice, travel and many more
  • Referral schemes
  • Discounted rates on PIB products
  • We offer a first-class employee benefits and welfare package to support our employees with financial management, cycle to work scheme, counselling support, health screening, will writing, menopause support, books, stopping smoking and much more
  • We also offer a wide range of discounts including a kids pass giving you discount to over 4500 attractions and activities, discounts at hairdressers and beauticians, climate change projects with lots of other options to choose
  • PIB has a comprehensive learning & development framework, including professional study options and apprenticeships which are available to all employees, and which will support your career development
  • Being a part of our PIB Community Trust, we support fundraising where you can apply for grants from PIB Group towards your chosen charity
  • PIB Group are committed to improving their environmental impact in a responsible way. From the individual actions that our colleagues take every day through to installing the right facilities across our premises, there are many measures in place to help reduce PIBs carbon footprint.
We are proud of our success and growth and have been recognised for many industry awards across our business. If you wish to work for a company that truly puts people at the heart of their organisation, then we would love to hear from you. PIB operates a flexible working policy, and our management teams will talk to you about how that would meet both your flexible working needs and those of the business and role you are applying for. We would love to hear from you if you want to hear more about opportunities in PIB.

We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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pib Group
East London, England, UK