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£15000 - £20000/annum
Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom
aspire cambridge ltd are currently recruiting for a Conveyancing Legal Assistant to join a reputable company based in Thetford. The position would be supporting the conveyancing team working on agriculture, rural estates, the food sector and commercial property. We are seeking candidates who have previous Legal Secretarial experience, particularly in the property sector and our client is looking to employ someone who has excellent audio typing skills.Main duties: * Undertake elements of fee earning work under the supervision of the Conveyancing fee earner, including generating client correspondence, creating/closing files, drafting documents and being available to assist financial management of the files.* To deal with routine client enquiries and communications* Deputise for Fee earner in their absence, ensuring to pass on urgent issues to another senior fee earner for guidance where necessary.* Co-ordinate the key dates in the dates reminder system as outlined in the office manual.* Manage the collation of matter start and matter completion data and prepare all claims for cost, referring major matters to supervising Fee earner or Partner.* To provide secretarial support as may be required.* To participate in marketing activities on a firm-wide, departmental or office basis when required.Skills and experience: * Legal Secretary Experience* Specific Conveyancing or Property Secretarial Experience would be advantageous* Audio/copy typing skills, using digital dictation is desirable* Have commitment to providing a kind, effective and professional service to our clients* Be able to be adaptable and flexible when required* Produce a fast, efficient turnaround of work.* Attention to detail* Experience using all Microsoft office packages* Excellent accuracy and competence in spelling, punctuation and grammar* To be committed to the company valuesStart: ASAPHours: 8.30am-5.00pmLocation: Thetford, NorfolkSalary: £15,000- £20,000 per annum (DOE)If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please call our team on (Apply online only) or apply online. Whilst we’d love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion. aspire cambridge ltd is acting as an employment agency in regard to this vacancy. Our accredited recruitment consultants offer specialist marketplace expertise across our seven specialist recruitment divisions; engineering and manufacturing, finance and accountancy, hospitality, information technology, legal and hr, office support and sales and marketing. Our ever expanding network of client companies exceeds 3000 active organisations that we engage with on a regular basis. We have an unrivalled knowledge of the jobs marketplace so it’s no wonder that we hold an impressive track record of exceeding client and candidate expectations. How do we do it? By “placing people first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
The RoleThe Superdry brand is a genuine British success story that has grown to a turnover of £750m, £87m profit and a strategic plan in place that will make us a £1bn company by 2020. We are a multichannel operator with well-developed and highly successful retail, ecommerce, wholesale and franchise businesses and customers in virtually every country in the world. We are well on our way to achieving our goal of becoming a global lifestyle brand.Our in-house legal team play a key role within Superdry, ensuring that every aspect of our complex international business is fully compliant with the legal requirements of every country we operate in. As Legal Counsel, you will provide legal advice and support to our business on a global scale to ensure that we manage the legal risks of Superdry.You will • Ensure our business partners have appropriate contracts in place which are reviewed and negotiated as appropriate • Ensure routine contracts with suppliers and customers are dealt with smoothly and efficiently • Draft and negotiate all contracts with franchise, agency, distribution, wholesale and third party suppliers. • Communicate with colleagues about compliance matters and advise the business on this (in particular competition, data protection and anti-bribery) • Effectively manage all property transactions and commercial disputes • Update and maintain legal templates and processes • Advise the business on marketing campaigns and sponsorship agreements • Ensure that external counsel have been instructed as and when necessary • Provide day to day legal advice to the business • Proactively engaging with the businessYou are • A qualified solicitor (England & Wales) with an excellent academic record and from an In-house or private practice background • Organised and self-sufficient with a high attention to detail • Able to display a high degree of confidentiality and discretion • An excellent negotiator, influencer with strong legal drafting skills • An effective communicator both written and orally • Experienced in working in an international remit • Able to effectively foster strong working relationships within the team and with cross functional team members • Able to manage a broad network of third party contracts • Experienced in process change and improvement • Based within a commutable distance to our head office in CheltenhamWhat we offer • A competitive base salary, pension, life assurance, 25 days holiday, 50% discountAPPLY HERE
Reading, England, United Kingdom
Company DescriptionCommvault is the world's most powerful backup and recovery software in the cloud and on any infrastructure, helping companies transform their data into a powerful strategic asset. Commvault data protection and information management solutions enable companies and organizations of all sizes, in all industries, to protect, access and share all of their data—anywhere and anytime.As an organization, we are committed to a great work culture that embraces our values and promotes professional growth. Our Vaulters are passionate innovators who work together to uncover new challenges that can be solved. We are proud that the focus of every vaulter is to drive our customers' businesses forward. We're all about getting the job done, and having FUN doing it. As vaulters we pride ourselves on transparency, integrity, and respect in everything that we do.NOW is the time to join a growing company with strong roots, where you can take on your next challenge.Job DescriptionThe Legal Counsel is responsible for the provision of effective legal advice and support across CommVault EMEA focusing specifically on UK & Ireland.The role carries autonomous responsibility to support and partner with the regional Area Vice Presidents on legal aspects of running a business ranging from HR issues to commercial agreements. It is an ideal opportunity for a qualified lawyer work as a business partner to the Area Vice Presidents and play an integral role in the development and success of the business. The role reports to the EMEA Legal DirectorPosition Responsibilities include:Review, negotiate and draft contracts, agreements for sales, distribution, professional services and customer support across UK & Ireland. Review and advise on non-standard terms and conditions of sale that may be proposed, and consider and enforce revenue recognition policies in revenue transactions. Provide similar assistance for Americas based transactions on an as needed basis.Provide responsive and quality work to all clients ensuring that Legal is brought in regularly and early in all appropriate matters so as to effectively identify and address areas of risk to the business.Ensure thorough (i) knowledge and communication of all existing and pending commercial, consumer and other substantive laws that may affect the UK & Ireland business including marketing, employment and data protection and (ii) compliance with all national government and regulatory requirements in the relevant regions.Support the Human Resources department in all relevant employment matters, in particular supporting the local HR Business Partner in effectively managing HR related challenges.Pro-actively plan, advice and train regarding the most effective use of legal strategy to support and protect the business.Maintain subsidiary records and minute books, and assist in the management, administration and creation of foreign subsidiaries and branch offices.Train and educate sales staff, finance, customer engagement management, marketing, and other support functions in contract law, sales and marketing law and competition regulations.Administer corporate governance matters.Provide legal advice on all major corporate matters including Finance and Property transactions. Position Requirements include:A qualification as a lawyer from a European country with good working knowledge of legal practice in UK & Ireland and a primary focus on both HR legal issues and commercial agreements preferably in the Software Industry. Proven in-house commercial legal experience, preferably in the technology sector.Experience/exposure and knowledge of commercial and legal practice throughout UK & Ireland specifically as it relates to procurement regulations, commercial practices, regulatory, compliance, data and employment issues. Experience working within a sales and finance environment and working directly with sales and finance professionals.Appropriate knowledge of European Union and applicable national laws in these areas is also a key component. Previous experience in the corporate functions of a multinational corporation, preferably with a United States headquartered firm. Strong business acumen and strategic decision making skills.Working knowledge of the software sector or practical knowledge of IT products and their respective contracts is advantageous. Available for limited EMEA/worldwide travel.QualificationsnullAdditional InformationRecognized as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Software, our industry's definitive independent ranking. For the seventh straight year, Commvault has been named a leader. And this year we're furthest on the "completeness of vision" and highest on the "ability to execute."Commvault offers its products through a broad array of distribution partners globally, while building upon its strong portfolio of strategic partnerships with leading technology companies including Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Oracle, SAP, Nutanix, Pure, HP, Hitachi, NetApp and many others. Commvault's global headquarters is located in Tinton Falls NJ, with additional offices that support customers globally across the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.
Octopus Computer Associates
Senior Litigation and Disputes Lawyer - London - TRI-LINGUAL or BI-LINGUAL (Lawyer, Litigation Lawyer, Disputes Lawyer, Litigator) One of our Blue Chip Clients is urgently looking for a Senior Litigation and Disputes Lawyer for a permanent position in London. Please find some details below: A key requirement is English plus fluency in one or two other relevant languages. Relevant languages would be European and Arabic. French is not mandatory but it is a nice to have. Languages like French, Spanish, Italian, German, Arabic would be of more value than something like Latvian, or Greek etc. Job Title: Litigation and Disputes Lawyer We are looking for an experienced commercial litigator based in London to join our small European litigation team. The role involves working on and helping to manage litigation and disputes across the client's EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa). This is a challenging role. You must have had significant experience working on large litigation/arbitration matters, preferably with a multinational element. Experience with compliance and government investigations also preferred. Candidates must have initiative, be good project managers and a good team player used to working with joint teams of business stakeholders and internal and external lawyers. Job Summary: Protect the company from financial and reputational risk by project managing and executing risk mitigation and margin protection strategies; actively project managing and working on significant disputes, commercial and IP litigation and significant compliance incidents; deal with our insurance notifications and updates in relation to our disputes; handle complex employment litigation; and help to advise and shape strategy for senior executives to resolve disputes and litigation that arise from our work. Key Responsibilities: Develop and present strategic options for minimizing adverse (legal and reputational) risk to company including strategic input on work-outs; Handle moderate and help to handle complex commercial and IP litigation and significant disputes, significant compliance incidents and complex employment litigation including: Creating and executing strategy; Liaising with other internal groups such as corporate communications, finance, the rest of legal and contract management, the e-discovery group, the business; Providing advice to internal stakeholders - senior management; Advising on negotiated outcomes; Dealing with insurance notifications and Litigation reports;Project managing incidents, disputes, special projects and risk mitigation strategies; Manage and supervise outside counsel, including managing updates, budgets and work plans Help to enhance collective skill set of all levels of transactional professionals through training and presentations Comply with and work to improve our operational processes - for reporting, costs management, metrics, delivery of lessons learnedQualifications: Education: Law Degree requiredWork Experience: Strong experience in law firm and/or in-house litigation counselWork Requirements: Travel required Knowledge and Skill Requirements: Strong legal analytical skills Language skills (English + 2 more) Strong project management skills Strong litigation skills Excellent oral and written communication skillsPlease send CV for full details and immediate interviews. We are a preferred supplier to the client.
England, United Kingdom
**Title:** Senior Associate (Senior Manager), FS Regulatory, EY Financial Services Legal **Location:** GB-England-London **Job Number:** LON00D0Q Join EY’s FS Legal team as a Regulatory Lawyer and you’ll be providing legal regulatory advice to some of the world’s leading financial service organisations. We are a practice of lawyers & legal specialists embedded in the UK Financial Services team. We understand the products our financial services clients deal with, the time constraints they experience and the regulatory pressures they are under. We help them navigate the ever changing regulatory landscape by provide cost effect legal advice and support. The opportunity We focus on our clients, providing exceptional client service and advice on a wide range of regulatory legal matters. EY offer legal services in other jurisdictions globally, which allows for multi-jurisdictional solutions to our client’s challenges. Law is a fully integrated part of EY both in the UK and globally and as such will are able to leverage the existing growth and substantial operational platforms that already exist within EY. We provide our people with a supportive, collaborative, team environment with exceptional experience and training. There is a focus both on legal skills and helping our people fulfil their potential by developing a broader skill set. Qualifications: **Your key responsibilities** + You’ll manage the successful delivery of legal services engagements, taking a professional, practical and commercial approach and ensuring technical excellence + Build and maintain relationships with our clients and provide high levels of client service + Assist in winning work by proactively managing existing clients and contribute to winning new clients and engagements **Skills and attributes for success** + An excellent grasp of the regulatory landscape in the UK and EU, and a broad understanding of major international regulatory initiatives (e.g. from the US of Basel Committee) + Experience of advising on AIFMD, MIFID II, EMIR, FSMA and other relevant laws and regulations + An understanding of Bank Regulatory capital issues and other issues affecting the banking sector, such SMR, RRP and Vickers + A willingness to embrace a new challenge, in a non-traditional legal services environment + A dedication to client service and innovation + Positive attitude and willingness to be a team player + Excellent time management skills + Experience managing teams (virtual or cross-border) of 2-6 people **To qualify for the role you must have** + Experience qualified solicitor with significant practicing experience + Practical experience within the financial services industry (either through secondments, working in-house or prior career) + Previous supervisory experience **What working at EY offers** We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer: + Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around + Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career + The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance. **About EY** As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality. **If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.** **Join us in building a better working world.** **Apply now.** \#LI-P
GBP50000 - GBP65000 per annum
Paramount Recruitment Limited
London, GB
Healthcare PR Account Directors X 3We are recruiting for a prestigious healthcare PR agency who due to a surge in client work require 3 Account Directors to join the team on a permanent or freelance basis!This agency has an outstanding reputation in media relations but also cover many other aspects of PR such as public affairs, advocacy and digital. They have the backing of a larger group which gives them chance to collaborate with other healthcare agencies working in advertising, medical education and market access. The agency has a great culture and is located in a highly accessible area of London.For these Account Director openings, we are looking for people with proven pharma PR experience. This could be from working for another healthcare PR agency or working in a pharmaceutical company. You should enjoy the fast pace of work an agency offers and show ambition to grow your skill sets. A life science degree is beneficial but not essential.There are superb benefits and salaries on offer for permanent candidates as well as excellent day rates for freelancers with the potential of long duration contracts.To hear more please contact Richard Maxwell at Paramount Recruitment today!Keywords - healthcare PR, pharmaceutical PR, public relations, patient advocacy, disease awareness, policy, public affairs, NHS communications Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.
Milton Keynes, East Midlands, GB
Other responsibilities will include technology strategy planning to ensure the continued scalability, stability and security of the product. You will also take ownership of product governance and compliance and look to assist the business obtain the ISO27001 certification.
Additional Resources Limited
Petworth, England
Legal Secretary Conveyancing - Petworth, West SussexUp to £23,000 paCareer progression.The Company:Our client represents one of the oldest established law firms in West Sussex, some of their clients' families have been with the firm for several generations. They have an enviable reputation for results and service, and their roots are firmly in the local communities that they serve.There are plenty of technically competent lawyers, but there are few that offer the level of care and personal attention that our clients do, and fewer still that ensure that their customers receive advice tailored to your specific need.Every member of our clients' firm is expected to offer the kind of service that they would want to receive themselves, whether moving house, planning for the future or coping with the pressure of divorce, job loss or bereavement. They provide a friendly, efficient and sensitive service which is client-focused and easy to understand. They are available for appointments out of hours and are happy to visit if their clients have difficulty in going to one of our clients' offices. The Role:The successful Legal Secretary Conveyancing will work from our client's busy Petworth office.Our client is looking for someone who is experienced in Residential Conveyancing, is well organised and motivated to deliver exceptional service to their clients. A competitive salary and excellent working conditions are offered to the successful candidate, with a clear path for professional progression within the firm. Requirements for Legal Secretary Conveyancing:Conveyancing experienceAttention to detailCustomer focusWell organisedIT skillsAdditional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies - Employment Business Regulations 2003.Key Skills: conveyancing experience, wills, client focussed, excellent IT skills, communication skills,
£10.00 - £12.00/hour
Thorn Baker Ltd
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Thorn Baker are recruiting for a Part Time Legal Secretary, essential that you can audio type. This is a Part Role of 21 hours per week, based in Chesterfield Town Centre.The contract is for 3 months +They are looking for a Float Legal Secretary to help assist Fee Earners in the department in all aspects of their work. They are looking for someone that can assist with digital dictation and administrative support across the firm in line with the Firms workflow ethic.The Role* Transcribe and prepare all correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing* Deal with administrative routines as required* Working within relevant administrative systems and procedures* Be involved in efficient management of client/matter files* Assist in management and recording of time and in preparation of billing* Manage incoming and outgoing mail* Operate case management system* Make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain manager/fee earners diary* Attend clients both in person and on the phone* Provide refreshments as required* Ensure confidentiality of the Firms and client's documentation and information* Appreciation of legal procedures* Knowledge of relevant computer retrieval information systems* Undertake any specific training when requiredThe Candidate* Legal Secretarial experience* Audio/copy typing skills Digital Dictation is desirable* Organisational skills and time management* Excellent accuracy and competence in spelling, punctuation and grammar* Attention to detail* Must 5 years audio typist experience* 2 years legal experienceThe Salary£10 to £12 per hour depending on experienceHoursMonday to Thursday 9.30am - 4.30pmFriday 9.30am - 4.30pmThe start date is 30th October
United Kingdom
Atkins is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, employing more than 18,000 people worldwide, including around 8,500 in the UK. We're part of SNC-Lavalin, one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure.We support public and private sector clients with the delivery of complex infrastructure projects, from upfront strategic advice to large, outcome-focused programme management. Whether it's providing social and economic infrastructure to enable cities to flourish or the connectivity of people and places fuelled by technology and big data, Atkins helps achieve success.Atkins is looking to appoint an in-house Legal Adviser: Infrastructure who has experience working for a leading private practice law firm and/or has relevant in-house legal experience. You will be working on acquisitions and disposals, setting up complex joint ventures, managing disputes such as PI claims and advising the commercial team on contract negotiations.Your primary role will be as a second legal adviser to Infrastructure reporting to the lead Infrastructure lawyer but you will also be working alongside a team of lawyers delivering legal advice to other UK divisions and corporate functions.You may be required to take on work from other areas as workload peaks and troughs across the legal team, reporting to the UK&E Legal Director. You may also be required to take on responsibility for further business units in addition to Infrastructure as the legal team develops and/ or the UK & Europe division restructures. Level: 2 - 3 year PQE lawyer supporting the Infrastructure division reporting to the lead lawyer for the Infrastructure business unitLocation: Office based in Epsom with travel as required to UK offices Salary: Competitive compensation packageResponsibilitiesReviewing a wide variety of contract documents, including consultancy agreements, industry standard documents (GC WORKS, FIDIC, NEC3), collateral warranties, parent company guarantees, confidentiality agreements, and master services agreements.Assisting with the negotiation of sale and purchase agreements and the negotiation and drafting of joint venture agreements.Assisting in evaluating disputes brought against/by the company and managing the resolution of those claims with the business units and insurers.Liaising with and assisting in managing external lawyers on litigation and all other matters including tribunal claims, M&A work, large and complex non-contentious matters and professional negligence claims.Liaising with other corporate functions (Tax, Treasury, Insurance, Company Secretary, Compliance) to ensure compliance with corporate governance requirements.Assisting in the maintenance, developments and drafting standard terms and conditions and policies, procedures and guidance notes. Training of staff within the business on legal/commercial developments or issues.Attending senior meetings, commercial meetings, stagegate reviews (bid go/no go) and quarterly business reviews in multiple locations across Atkins' offices in the UK or wherever required.RequirementsEssentialExcellent academic qualifications (including degree)Training contract with a leading private practice law firm with relevant post qualification experience in-house and/or in private practice2 -3 year's PQE (other levels of PQE will be considered so long as the criteria set out in this job description is met)Requirement to attend all project meetings across the UK when necessaryExcellent drafting skills and excellent attention to detailSound commercial judgementGood organisational and communication skillsAbility to deal with in-house clients at all levels including the senior management of the organisationAbility to thrive in a small, close-knit teamDesirableExperience in any of the following areas: construction, corporate, disputes or commercial contractsIn-house legal experience: relevant secondment or otherwiseWillingness to be involved in the training of others Salary: . Date posted: 30/10/2017
PurposeTo provide high quality support to responsible PrincipalsKey DimensionsPrimarily to act as Legal Secretary to designated PrincipalsUndertake all aspects of the legal secretarial role using the most appropriate tools and resources for the task to meet deadlinesDemonstrate flexibility and proactively contribute to the group’s success by actively seeking to improve working processesAnticipate needs of clients and colleagues and take action accordinglyProvide full billing supportKey responsibilities and challengesAdministrative dutiesDiary management – arranging meetings and conference calls, liaising with clients, prioritising and rescheduling meetings as appropriate (must be able to anticipate Principal(s) needs in scheduling diary)Proactive monitoring and management of emails as requiredCo-ordination of travel arrangements and itineraries (often in conjunction with other legal secretaries), booking flights, hotels, arranging currency, taxis and compiling a folder of documents for trips as necessaryPrompting processing of expenses (including invoicing/Readsoft queries)General administrative tasks e.g. photocopying, scanning, printing, archiving, hard copy filing.Ensuring Billing is up-to-date (using NIM)Assisting in the organisation and preparation of materials for events / away days / conferences as necessary (by telephone, Skype for Business or face-to-face as appropriate)Assisting with ad-hoc projectsClient Relationship ManagementInteracting professionally and confidently with Principal(s) and clientsManaging confidential dataEntering, maintaining and updating client details and relevant information in the firm’s Client Book system (InterAction)Collating and circulating agendas as appropriateCollating and printing papers for meetingsCommunicationDealing with internal and external telephone queriesActing as a gatekeeper to the Principal(s), dealing with requests or passing them onto the relevant person as appropriateMonitor post/emails as appropriateBuilding rapport with secretaries, internal functions and relevant personnel at key clientsWorking with and assisting the other legal secretaries where necessaryDocument productionTyping and checking documents and making amendments as necessaryProficient in the use of Word, Powerpoint and Excel, in order to assist in the preparation of documents, presentations, spreadsheets and chartsBilling and financial hygieneStart Matter checklistPreparation of the Engagement Letter/Terms of Business/submission to engage! and following up where engagement terms not in placeEnsure all quotes are recorded appropriately and follow up on those that were unsuccessfulFee-reporting/Fee updates to clients;(i) ensuring that regular fee updates are given;(ii) engaging with the Principal(s) where necessary to adjust the on the clock number to reflect the quote etc.;(iii) stress testing work done against scope of work (i.e. monitoring fee deals do not exceed agreed limits) and(iv) ensuring time recording and narratives are properly enteredAttend monthly WIP meetings to identify all billable matters and lead push to obtain breakdowns (either themselves or through appropriate secretary dependant on fee earner / client) review together with MM. Arrange time transfers, drafts, send to client for approval, then arrange for final bills and send to clientDebt monitoring - prompting follow-ups once the bill is issued to try to bring down debtor day (i.e. checking if bills have been paid and monies received). If a matter is monthly billing, ensure follow up process is followed appropriatelySkills/ Experience/ Qualifications RequiredCharacterFriendly, personable and approachableExcellent communicatorAdaptable and flexibleConfident and professionalConscientious and diligentCalmEducation / QualificationMinimum A-Level or equivalent, including a GCSE in English and MathsPractical experienceAt least 5 years’ experience working as a Secretary / PA / Legal SecretarySecretarial experience working in a busy professional services / corporate environment and juggling competing demands / multiple tasksOffice skillsIT literate with high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook)Skype for BusinessExcellent diary managementDocument management and filing efficientlyExcellent telephone mannerCommercial SkillsOrganisation and ability to manage time to complete multiple tasks and prioritise efficiently under pressureProactive and enthusiastic, positive can-do attitudeExcellent communication and interpersonal skills and able to develop relationships with people of all levels and deal with them professionally at all timesIntegrity and ability to maintain confidentialityAbility to work independently and as part of a teamFlexible and receptive to change in line with business demandsAbility to remain calm under pressureAbility to exercise judgement and take responsibility for and conclude actionsGood problem solver; able to offer practical solutionsExcellent attention to detailCommercially aware, understand internal and external clientsAbility to achieve quality and deadlines by effective collaboration and managing work through others
JPMorgan Chase
LND, Any, United Kingdom
Corporate and Investment Bank Finance and Business Management Legal Entity Control The Legal Entity Control (LEC) team are part of JP Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank Business and Finance team. The LEC team includes 40 team members in London. LEC team are also responsible for the production of the statutory financial statements in the UK. The team in London and Mumbai, are primarily responsible for the oversight of the legal entities in the UK and ensuring that a strong control environment exists as it relates to all businesses, products and operational areas that impact the UK financial statements. The team are responsible for ensuring that all legal entity implications are considered for all transactions that flow through the entities. Individual members of the team are required to have a firm understanding of the products and business that use the entities. The team collaborate extensively with the Product and Business Controllers who have primary responsibility for the business activities. This role has been specifically created in statutory financial statements production team within LEC. The individual will be part of the team responsible for co-ordination & project management of statutory financial statements production as well as audit for key EMEA regulated entities within CIB. The work is challenging with tight regulatory deadlines and therefore requires strong time management as well as technical skills. According to work flow patterns the candidate may also be involved in other aspects of the group's responsibilities, such as liquidations, strategic restructurings and new accounting standard implementations. The successful candidate will join a meritocratic, team orientated environment, committed to individual development and long term career development. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Produce statutory financial statements (both standalone and consolidated for the UK group), including audit support and files. Support technical UK GAAP accounting analyses including accounting memos. Involvement in new accounting standard implementation relevant to legal entity (i.e. IFRS 9/15). Support various projects and initiatives which impact the legal entity including product, Infrastructure, Regulatory, Compliance and other business driven initiatives. Produce other legal entity specific CRD IV required reporting. Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders including PwC, Product Control, Tax, Regulatory Reporting, Technology and Corporate teams to enable an effective coordination of the process. Work closely with PwC auditors to ensure the issues are resolved and the deadlines are met. Prepare board reports and present to the board of directors the statutory financial statements. Co-ordinate various statutory financial statements production & audit tasks and support the team on various initiatives. Ownership of statutory financial statements software (W-desk). SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE Qualified accountant (i.e. CA, ACCA, CPA etc.) with 2-4 years Post Qualification Experience. Experience of investment bank financial accounting and products. Strong technical accounting knowledge with experience in financial statement production and managing audits. Ability to work under considerable time pressure, whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy and quality. Excellent communication and organisational skills and an ability to build relationships with key stakeholders. Strong analytical ability, being able to discuss legal entity and business results and issues with senior management. Good product knowledge, with an ability to develop an understanding of new/complex products. Ability to partner and influence across businesses and other support groups. Control focus mind-set at all times, whilst respectively challenging the status quo. Attention to detail whilst being cognizant of materiality levels. Project management experience. Salary: . Date posted: 11/16/2017 09:27 PM
£30000 - £40000/annum Temp to perm
Ealing Broadway, Greater London, United Kingdom
Job Purpose:To support the Head of Department in the provision of legal services by providing Conveyancing legal advice and assistance to clients.Key Responsibilities Taking full responsibility for the management of their team and caseload in accordance with best practice and in order to ensure the achievement of our Key Targets, i.e. Client Service, Completions, Timelines and Average Costs. Comply with all Company policies and procedures. Taking full responsibility and supervising all work undertaken in the teams and reviewing all work undertaken by the background teams Make contact with the branch manager of each Introducer at least twice per month in accordance with Company requirements. Undertake and complete the Tuesday Updates Procedure in accordance with Company Requirements. Ensure all telephone calls are returned within 2 hours of receipt wherever possible or at the latest, prior to close of business on each working day. Verifying client identification in accordance with the Company Money Laundering Policy guidelines. To provide written, telephone and office costs estimates to Introducers and prospective clients with a full breakdown of costs and disbursements as requested Undertake a full file review of all live files at least once a month. Ensure that all checklist protocols are adhered to. Ensure that any complaints are dealt with in accordance with the Company Complaints Procedure. Undertake and complete the Projected Completions Procedure in accordance with Company requirements. Review and update the Case Status of each live file within the seven day requirement. Undertake a minimum of one hour’s dictation, dictating on a minimum of 10 files every day, whenever possible. Ensure that all incoming mail is actioned and dealt with within 48 hours of receipt wherever possible. Hold regular meetings with their team members in order to review the progress of the team.Key Objectives Undertake the role of a Conveyancer with due diligence at all times and ensuring that the best interests of the client, any mortgage lender and Company are adequately protected. To manage an agreed caseload of clients, providing appropriate advice and assistance in accordance with professional standards and internal quality requirements. To process cases on a timely and cost effective basis and in accordance with professional standards and internal quality requirements. To ensure that billing takes place promptly and that outstanding balances are collected as soon as feasible. To develop and maintain good client and commercial contact relationships and enhance the firm’s client base by effective liaison with existing clients and Introducers. To achieve all individual financial costs targets. To maximize the firm’s potential to cross – sell services by identifying appropriate opportunities. To lead and supervise the team by providing coaching and support as required. To use the correct procedures and systems in order to manage cases effectively and in accordance with the firm’s standards and legal requirements. To manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum supervision
NYX Gaming
London, England, United Kingdom
Company DescriptionWe create, innovate, and develop premium gaming content and fast, flexible gaming systems. Collectively, we provide one of the world's largest portfolios of market-leading content and technology to some of the largest gaming operators, lotteries, and casinos across the globe. This is a true reflection of the people we have working with us today. NYX Gaming Group talent resides in most countries around the world and includes artists, animators, ICT professionals, sales and marketing gurus, administration specialists and management high achievers.In April of 2016, we acquired the world’s leading B2B sports betting supplier OpenBet. This acquisition joined together two of the world's most established and proven suppliers to create one group that is now delivering the leading end to end solution for regulated gaming markets. The combined strength of the two businesses provides customers around the globe with premium betting and gaming solutions across all channels. We have made very conscious decisions through our M&A strategy to acquire all the assets that position us at the forefront of regulated gaming.Our headquarters are in Las Vegas, but our people know no boundaries. We have extended hubs in London, Sydney, Stockholm, Toronto, Calgary, Montreal, Kiev, Gibraltar, Malta, Rome and New Jersey. Each individual location is unique, rich in a culture that reflects the region and the people who work and play there.This role is based at our state-of-the-art OpenBet London office in Chiswick Park.Passion, creativity, and innovation are cornerstones of our business. If you want to work in a growing global business with talented people who will challenge and inspire you every day to bring out your best, NYX Gaming Group has fantastic career opportunities.Job DescriptionThe new Legal Counsel will report to General Counsel (GC) within a five-lawyer in-house legal team in London within a large online gaming software business, replacing departing Legal Counsel.The other current team members are one Senior Legal Counsel, one Assistant Legal Counsel and one Junior Assistant Legal Counsel, together with the General Counsel. The new Legal Counsel will work closely with the General Counsel’s other reports, with all team members reporting directly to General Counsel (who reports to a Chief Legal Officer based in Las Vegas, USA).The new Legal Counsel will be primarily responsible for the following, under GC support and supervision:Commercial ContractsAdvising sales and finance teams on, and negotiating, mid-level customer contracts across the group including:software product licence agreements;software development and software support agreement;software agreements relating to software for land-based retail operations.Owning the department’s workload relating to third party games, content/brand licence and revenue share agreements, and integration partner (partner programme) contracts across the group.Occasionally advising on other contract types including leases, licences to alter, NDAs, collaboration agreements, novations and assignments.Assisting the department in maintaining consistency in its commercial contracts and templates across the group and in particular in relation to third party licensing and the partner programme.RFP SupportProviding legal support to the pre-sales team on bids for new business, including advising on:legal terms of requests for RFPs, RFIs and RFQs if required;input on legal due diligence sections of RFPs, RFIs and RFQs;Negotiation of draft contracts or other legal documents as part of RFP processes.General Legal AdvisoryManaging and advising on day to day/ ad hoc legal queries from across the business, including advising on:software licensing issues and general contract terms;intellectual property rights issues, including source code escrow, open source software, branding and trade mark issues;employee and HR issues, employment contract issues and company policies;commercial and finance matters, relations with investors, banks and lenders;disagreements and disputes where relevant.Managing insurances, renewals and claims.Working with Other Professional Services TeamsLiaising with Compliance Team with regard to matters for which they are responsible including relating to: company secretarial matters across the group;regulatory licencing and compliance;policies and registers;managing data protection registrations, copyright licensing agency (CLA) licences etc.Liaising with Finance Team with regard to matters for which they are responsible including relating tonew company and branch incorporations;due diligence on any acquisitions and investments;due diligence on financing and re-financing.GeneralOwnership, prioritisation and management of own delegated matters (with support/ supervision).Maintaining matters and records within a work-flow and contracts management solution (Seneca) and alerting sales teams to key dates (e.g. renewals, annual RPI increases).Effective communication with internal clients and wider business, including where necessary providing training on legal issues, compliance topics, policies and procedures.Team work within the legal team to with support of other team members and ensuring that department work is effectively prioritised and carried out within reasonable timeframes and expectations of internal clients and external parties.QualificationsThe ideal candidate will be a confident and capable solicitor with around 5+ years PQE, ideally with some experience of software or IT/ technology contracts. Ability to take a view on legal, commercial and technical issues, and to work openly and enthusiastically within a busy in-house legal team, is important. The candidate should also be down-to-earth, personable and have good communication skills, and be able to build good rapport with others within the business, including senior management where necessary, as well as colleagues in the legal team.Additional Informationnull
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Legal Secretary/Legal/Administration/Secretary - Leicester - 21KMy client, a leading Law Firm is currently seeking a Legal Secretary with proficient commercial experience in a legal environment. Experience of managing multiple diaries and liaising with directors is also essential and required for this well established, industry leading client based in Midlands.Essential Skills Required:Legal Secretary experienceAbility to juggle multiple prioritiesAdministration experienceProficient IT Word-processing skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Desirables:Private Client experienceMinimum grade C pass (GCSE)The Role:This is a great opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to have the chance to be part of an outstanding team filled with some of the best individuals in the industry. My client is looking for a professional Legal Secretary who is ready to jump into a fast paced environment and is ready to show their eagerness to develop relationships and produce high standards. With major growth plans for the future and for the team, you will have the opportunity to implement your own knowledge and influence the team's success.With many years in this legal industry, my Client has grown into one of the most respected and successful companies in its field. You will have the chance to demonstrate professionalism, flexibility and self-confidence, whilst showing a great deal of initiative.A key aspect of this role will be using case management systems as well as digital dictation systems to process files. Taking control of managing the team's diaries for any planning of meetings or travel arrangements. There will be some general administration tasks such as; filing, photocopying, printing and faxing.To apply press the "apply now" button or send your CV to (see below) The role is Based in the Midlands and is easily commutable from Leicester, Nottingham, Loughborough and Rugby.Keywords: Legal/Reception/Administration/Secretary/Multi-task/Liaise/Legal Secretary - Leicester - 21KCircle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy'. Earn yourself a referral bonus if you refer somebody else who fills the role! We also offer an iPad if you refer a new client to us and we recruit for them.