Discovery Legal Advisor Internship 2023

South African financial services group, Discovery Ltd., is inviting qualified individuals to apply for its Legal Advisor Internship intake for 2022. If you’re interested, be sure to go over the details and minimum eligibility requirements of the role before applying.

About Discovery

Headquartered in Sandton, Discovery Ltd. is a South African financial services company that offers short and long-term insurance, investment, asset management, employee benefits and savings through its many brands and companies. Such companies include Discovery Health, Discovery Insure, Discovery Vitality, Vitality Life, HumanaVitality, and Ping An Health to name a few.

Established in 1992 by Adrian Gore, Discovery Ltd. became JSE-listed seven years later and has expanded its reach from South Africa to the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore and China.

Discovery Legal Advisor Internship 2022

Discovery Legal Advisor Internship 2022

As a Legal Advisor Intern, the successful candidate will be part of the Discovery Central Services business unit of Discovery Life. The main purpose of the successful candidate is to provide Discovery Insure and Discovery Life access to high quality legal advice and assistance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice regarding:
    • Product designs for Discovery Insure and Discovery Life
    • Draft and evaluate legal contracts as well as marketing materials
    • Take part in claims decisions for both Discovery Insure and Life
  • Connect and work closely with relevant industry bodies
  • Provide product support and education to financial service providers
  • Represent the company in legal issues before the Ombudsman for short-term/long-term insurance
  • Deliver results within acceptable deadlines and take charge of managing external legal counsel
  • Make sure policy documents and drafted contracts are compliant with legislative requirements
  • Be responsible for general daily tasks within the legal division
  • Respond to correspondences /queries from regulators or  the industry ombudsman
  • Offer holistic solutions to external and internal clients

Who should apply?

Only applicants who meet the following minimum qualification requirements may apply:

  • Holds an LLB qualification or Bachelor’s degree in Law
  • Background in drafting and vetting contracts and other relevant documentation is a definite advantage
  • Knowledgeable with computers and MS Office tools
  • With high level knowledge of legislation/regulations applicable to the financial services sector

How do I apply?

Eligible applicants will need to register an account on the company’s recruitment page in order to apply. Click the link below to get started.

Apply online for the Discovery Legal Advisor Internship 2022

Application Deadline?

No deadline is set for the submission of applications as of this posting.

Contact Information

For more information about this internship, send an email to recruitment_queries@discovery.co.za.

Click on the link to view a PDF copy of the Discovery Legal Advisory Internship 2022 advert page.

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