Paralegal / Legal Ops

London Permanent
  • Are you a Legal Ops professional and/or Paralegal looking for a new role
  • Permanent opportunity offering a broad scope of work

About Our Client

This is a mid-sized financial services company that has a global reputation in the industry. With a strong presence in London, they pride themselves on delivering high-quality services to clients while maintaining a supportive and professional environment for their employees.

Job Description

The Paralegal will:

* Provide support to the wider legal team across day-to-day and strategic initiatives

* Create and support legal databases and team resources and processes, including customer agreements, vendor contracts, IP, knowledge management, external counsel and others

* Review and negotiation of legal contracts such as NDAs, and preliminary review of more complex documents

* Support research across legal matters and jurisdictions

* Uses appropriate specialist knowledge/technical skills relevant to the job

* Acts as a point of reference for other less experienced staff for help, guidance and support

* Makes attempts to keep up to date with developments affecting their role

* Efficiently manages their range of work and meets deadlines set, keeping all appraised of progress

* Is able to identify how their areas of responsibility impact those of others and where required, can take the appropriate action

* Understands the firm's strategy and how it impacts the team

* Identifies ways to add value and contribute to the goals of the team/business

* Displays initiative in improving work processes and quality of output

* Shows ability to query and question in the firm's best interests

* Comfortably engages with others and adjusts personal style depending on the target audience

* Displays strong written and verbal ability

* Builds and maintains a good rapport with clients

* Demonstrates negotiating skills when dealing with internal and external colleagues/clients

* Able to provide relevant and accurate information to senior colleagues to support them in negotiations

* Produces work to a consistently high standard within agreed timeframes

* Strong attention to detail

* Identifies risks and takes actions to mitigate them

* Provides constructive feedback to others when requested

* Stays up to date with compliance regulation, including; money laundering, whistleblowing, anti-bribery and corruption and conduct rules and takes responsibility for the raising any concerns in line with Company policy

The Successful Applicant

A successful Paralegal / Legal Ops should have:

  • A degree in Law or equivalent qualification.
  • Proficiency in legal research and documentation.
  • Experience in the financial services industry.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent organisational and multitasking abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What's on Offer

  • An estimated salary range of £40,500 - £49,500 per annum.
  • Professional development opportunities in the financial services industry.
  • A supportive team environment in Sutton.
  • Competitive holiday leave package.

We welcome applications from all qualified individuals who are eager to join our professional team. This is a great opportunity to grow your career in the financial services industry. Apply now and become our next Paralegal / Legal Ops!

Nellie Russell-Hughes
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2444

Job summary

Job function
Financial Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Nellie Russell-Hughes
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2444
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