Senior Trading Underwriter

London (UK)
02 Mar 2021
01 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Trading Underwriter


Aviva are currently recruiting for a Senior Trading Underwriter to join their Legal Indemnities team.

This is a 6-month Fixed Term Contract opportunity and requires someone experienced that is able to come in and hit the ground running.

Key responsibilities within the role include:

  • Responding to client enquiries by telephone and in writing, including drafting and issuing policies
  • Providing support to junior members of staff
  • Assessing legal indemnities risks and presenting these for internal sign-off, where required
  • Assisting with business development initiatives
  • Managing the pipeline of enquiries to ensure we have the best chance of winning the business

We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

  • Legal indemnity underwriting experience across a broad range of risk types inc. Rights of Light, Judicial Review, Restrictive Covenants and Planning Risks etc
  • Qualified Solicitor, Licensed Conveyancer or Legal Executive
  • A good understanding of the various applications of legal indemnity insurance e.g. block policies, portfolio covers etc
  • Experience of working within the London market

What will you get for this role?

  • Competitive salary depending on skills, experience and qualifications
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through "My Aviva Extras" plus discounts for Friends and Family. (Some exclusions apply)
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

Working at Aviva

At Aviva, we're people with a purpose. To be with you today, for a better tomorrow.

We bring this to life by ensuring managing risk is at the heart of the way we all work. We love people who do the right thing for our customers, and our colleagues. We want people who speak up, who take responsibility, and who make good decisions.

The way we do this is important too. We always 'Care More'. It's our thing. We're all about our people - that's you - so we can be pretty flexible. If you want to work from home some of the time or change your hours so you can pick up your kids or care for someone in your family, we're very open to that. In fact, we don't advertise roles as either part or full time, because we know each person has different needs, just as each business area has different needs. So, it's up to you to discuss working hours during your interview.

We care deeply about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you.

We interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you've applied, please send us a separate email stating that you have a disclosed disability and we'll make sure we interview you.

We'd love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Guv a call on 0750 008 7919 or send an email to

*As defined in The Equality Act 2010*. By 'minimum criteria' we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.

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