Legal Contracts Executive

Richmond upon Thames Permanent £26,000 - £40,000
  • Career Paralegals who want to build a career in-house in a supportive team.
  • All the feels of a small company; backed by a global organisation. Best of both!

About Our Client

My Client is a Global Business backed organisation based in West London.

Job Description

Contractual negotiation / drafting:

* Experience in the following areas would ideal/ preferred:
* drafting amendments, negotiating, reviewing regulated and unregulated asset finance documentation in respect of finance and operating leasing, loan, hire purchase, sale and HP/leaseback transactions;
* negotiating / reviewing amendments to trading agreements used with vendor partners and brokers;
* reviewing changes to and/or negotiating commercial documentation, including stocking agreements, remarketing and sales agency arrangements, co-operation agreements and all types of intermediary arrangements;
* Knowledge of / assisting with a wide range of regulatory and compliance matters, including FSMA/CCA and DPA/GDPR;
* practical pre-litigation support for collections and recoveries and all forms of asset dispute, including satisfactory quality (SQ) complaints, letter writing, complying with Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS);
* Seeking additional advice when necessary from external lawyers.

Legal Support & Operational:

* Dealing with documentation approval request, ensuring account managers are submitting the approval request with all supporting documentation and correspondence and providing a commercial background to their requests;
* Ensuring all doc approvals are submitted into the e-sign platform (Adobe Sign) for approval by the relevant signatories and ensuring all final approvals are scanned and filed to relevant internal systems /drives;
* Assist with ensuring standard documentation is FCA & CCA compliant;
* Assist with ensuring relevant ABC Group clauses are included in all Customers/partners/providers contracts, as per SG Code, including Sanctions and embargoes clauses in customer contracts;
* Follow-up on GDPR, e-privacy, IDD, BREXIT, IBOR transitions, as required;
* Manage and monitor the template contract review and approval process;
* Maintain and update the suite of approved documents, and assist sales staff in using them
* Approving internal Supplier relationships with SGEF's critical and non-critical suppliers
* Signing off documentation for use across the business;
* Conduct a review of contracts as part of Company Permanent Supervision controls
* Provide guidance or support to Business Services to enable the registration or satisfaction of Charges at Companies House
* Provide training and advice to Customer Services Complaints Team in relation to Complaints
and dealing with Satisfactory Quality complaints and liaising with The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
* Draft letters for legal cases, if required

The Successful Applicant

- Contract drafting / negotiating experience
- Eye for detail
- Excellent verbal and written communication
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Good knowledge of MS Office - particularly Word & Excel
- Ability to use Adobe Acrobat advantageous
- Good clerical skills
- Good time management and organisational skills
- Focused on providing excellent service to the business
- Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative
- Makes work a pleasant environment
- Problem solving
- Ability to identify and put forward new ideas for improvements
- Methodical and attention to detail
- A strong team player
- Pro-active and willingness to be flexible
- Conscientious and open to suggestions/ideas
- Willingness to learn
- Must be committed to and demonstrate Company values particularly relating to levels of integrity, professional approach and teamwork.
- Act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating customers fairly

What's on Offer

Permanent Role in a supportive, long-tenured legal team.

Competitive salary

Outstanding, market leading pension

Contact
Nellie Russell
Quote job ref
JN-012021-1997017
Phone number
+44 207 269 2444

Job summary

Sector
Legal
Subsector
Paralegals / Legal Assistants - In House
Industry
Financial Services
Location
Richmond upon Thames
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Nellie Russell
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2444
Job reference
JN-012021-1997017