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Legal Counsel.

£70,000 - £75,000 per Year London

We are currently recruiting for a brand-new In-House Legal Counsel role, with our client, a rapidly expanding start-up, with heavy private equity investment.

The successful applicant will support the Head of Legal by providing day-to-day advice and support to the business as well as facilitating the success of deals with the firms’ clients. General responsibilities will include reviewing contracts, offering insights on contractual issues, providing negotiation guidance to the teams and communicating legal concepts to colleagues.

The role offers plenty of growth and development for the right candidate, with excellent exposure opportunities.

Suitable candidates will be England & Wales qualified, with at least 1-3 years PQE (gained from within a litigation or corporate private practice, or as in-house lawyer).

Strong legal technical skills are essential, with exceptional negotiation, drafting and reviewing skills, underpinned by pragmatism and business sense. Experience in the EV sector and/or the public sector is desirable but in no way essential).

In order to be successful in this role, you will have a keen interest in learning to “think like an owner” where you apply relevant legal concepts into the commercial context and hone your skills to provide practical and relevant advice to the business.

If you are keen to secure an in-house role and grow with the business, please do not hesitate to get in touch for further info.

A salary of up to £75,000 per annum + bonus/benefits is on offer, plus a wonderfully relaxed culture and hybrid working arrangements.

Please do not delay in applying; applications are being welcomed now, in order for the interview process to commence ASAP.

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Legal Biller 12 month FTC maternity cover salary up to £36K based near Chancery Lane   We have an exciting new maternity leave contract starting as soon as possible. Reporting to the Finance Manager at this medium sized law firm your day will be varied and involve the following: Processing over 500 bills per month Raising pre bills for the firm Weekly review of pre bills in the system with matter managers/partners Follow up on finalisation of invoices Ebilling for some clients of the firm and reviewing the position of the invoices Reviewing all bills received from partners and associates and applying corrections as required Applying mark-up/mark downs to invoices Liaising with fee earners, secretaries and other members of staff to solve account queries prior to invoicing. Actioning WIP write-off requests via £0 prebill posting and file closures Dealing with narratives and other amendments. Producing credit notes within the billing process Dealing with disbursement issues at the point of billing Potential for cover in other areas of the finance team during quieter periods WIP management with Matter Managers/Partners Ad hoc requests To secure this role you will need to have the following: The role will require someone with Legal experience, dealing with high volumes of billing and good SRA experience. Aderant experience is preferred but not essential. Experience of e-billing is required Confident with numbers, attention to detail The successful Legal Biller will have excellent written and verbal communication skills To be able to liaise effectively at all levels Friendly and team player and the ability to work under pressure. Salary will be in the region of £36,000.  
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Law Support
Corporate PA
London
42000 - 44000
  Corporate PA Liverpool Street £44K perm Hybrid working Our client, a global law firm based near Liverpool Street has a vacancy for an experienced Corporate PA. Duties are as follows: Client Service: Proactively managing and maintaining diary planning and coordination for allocated fee earners, making appointments and co-ordinating internal and external client meetings, identifying and resolving potential challenges and clashes, ensuring arrangements are made for equipment, venue and resources and that fee earners have all necessary paperwork. Travel management, booking transport, hotels, client meetings and producing detailed itineraries. Coordinating business development and client liaison initiatives for fee earners, including updating database information and assisting with marketing initiatives and events (including occasional support at events e.g. registration desk). Proactively dealing with all aspects of claiming expenses, including InterAction entries. Liaising with the firm's clients in a confident and professional manner, building strong working relationships with clients and contacts. Dealing professionally and promptly with client (internal and external) telephone calls and communications, including calls diverted to the team. Creating, uploading and general maintenance of client sites and extranets. Technical and Organisational Skills: Monitoring fee earners' mailboxes when they are out of the office or attending a long meeting, responding to emails as necessary and prioritising correspondence to enable fee earners to focus on urgent matters. Using initiative to route emails to the appropriate individuals for swift response and action and responding to and filing emails in Filesite on behalf of partners and fee earners to reduce volume (where possible). Preparing bills, including resolving queries and dealing with outstanding fees, maintaining accurate billing/contact details, preparation of narratives and drafting first bills with covering correspondence for partner approval. Assisting fee earners by liaising with the billing team, and following up with debt recovery as requested. Proactively ensuring Carpe Diem is updated for all allocated fee earners, particularly for holiday or sickness absence. Informing the Legal PA Co-ordinator if a fee earner is working from home or absent due to holiday or sickness. Providing secretarial assistance to assigned fee-earners, which includes audio typing, copy typing, formatting documents, creating correspondence, pitches and presentations. Delegating complex and lengthy documents to the Document Production Team, ensuring requirements and timescales are clearly set out. Coordinating the opening of new client matters and assisting with Anti-Money Laundering processes, undertaking as much research as possible before passing over to the Partner for approval. Organising client documents (delegating scanning, formatting, photocopying and collating of information where necessary) for client meetings or hearings and carrying out research as required. Management and delegation of client filing and regular updating of client relationship management systems (Interaction), archiving historic files or closed matters. Personal Effectiveness and Teamworking: Working with a Legal PA Buddy or within the Legal PA team to provide assistance to lawyers in the group, prioritising own workload as required. Working closely within the team to provide general support to the group across rotas or core hours, including assisting during periods of high demand or helping other practice areas when required. Attending and participating in Legal PA team meetings. Proactively mentoring, coaching and assisting Junior Legal PAs and Team Admin Assistants to reach their full potential. Skills and experience - essential At least five years’ previous experience in a legal secretarial role within a Corporate department is required. Excellent knowledge of Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Clear and professional in both written and verbal communication. Highly organised and able to assist others with the management of their practices. Accurate with a high level of attention to detail. Personal skills/attributes Enthusiastic, can-do, positive approach to tasks and situations, as well as requests for action outside normal scope of duties. Remaining calm and focussed under pressure, delegating and requesting assistance when necessary. Ability to take personal responsibility, ownership and behave responsibly. Friendly, co-operative and approachable and all times. A team player who works in a flexible manner to assist the group, collaborating with others in sharing work and knowledge. Listening carefully to instructions and questioning intelligently to ensure all the information required to undertake a task has been gained. Pro-active and flexible attitude for any other ad-hoc tasks. Ability to maintain tact and diplomacy, trust and confidentiality. Excellent client service. Using initiative to continually assess where the role can be developed. Willingness to broaden skills to meet evolving requirements. Benefits We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing package for all employees.  
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Law Support
Private Wealth & Succession Paralegal
Leeds
Competitive -
Private Wealth and Succession Paralegal Location: Leeds Our client, an award-winning law firm based in Leeds, renowned for its commitment to excellence and client-focused approach. We take pride in delivering top-notch legal services, particularly in private wealth and succession matters. Job Description: We are recruiting on behalf currently seeking a skilled Private Wealth and Succession Paralegal to join the dynamic team. As a Paralegal, you will play a crucial role in providing support in the area of wills and probate, contributing to the success of our clients' wealth and succession planning. Responsibilities: - Assist in managing a caseload of private wealth and succession matters, with a primary focus on wills and probate. - Collaborate with solicitors and other team members to ensure the efficient and effective handling of cases. - Conduct legal research and draft relevant legal documents. - Maintain accurate and up-to-date client files, ensuring compliance with legal procedures. - Interact directly with clients, demonstrating a client-focused and service-oriented approach. - Attend client meetings alongside solicitors, providing valuable support and contributing to positive client experiences. - Work collaboratively with the wider team to meet deadlines and maintain high standards of service. Qualifications and Experience: - Minimum of 18 months of experience as a paralegal, with a specific emphasis on wills and probate. - Previous experience in a fee-earning role within private wealth and succession is highly desirable. - Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively within a team. - Client-focused mindset with a commitment to delivering exceptional service. - Proficiency in legal research and drafting legal documents. This is an exciting opportunity to join a prestigious law firm, where your skills and dedication will contribute to the success of our private wealth and succession practice. If you meet the criteria and are ready to be part of a collaborative and client-focused team, we encourage you to apply.
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Law Support
Senior Risk Lawyer
London
£100,000 - £112,000 per Year
Are you a qualified lawyer with 6-10 years' PQE and a minimum of three years' legal compliance experience in an international firm? We are currently seeking a Senior Risk Lawyer to join an esteemed international law firm. As a Senior Risk Lawyer, you will be responsible for assisting the Partner and COLP with daily queries regarding the SRA Code, professional standards, ethics, conflicts, financial crime, supplier contracts, and firm and third party terms and conditions. You will also be tasked with regularly updating the Professional Standards Manual and Partners' Guide, as well as drafting policies and procedures to account for changes in regulatory law in various jurisdictions. The ideal candidate for this role will have a detailed knowledge of the SRA Handbook, especially the Code of Conduct, and will possess essential conflicts experience. In addition, you should be a qualified lawyer in England & Wales and have a strong understanding of confidentiality and ethics in a legal setting. As a Senior Risk Lawyer, you will have the opportunity to work with an international law firm and gain exposure to a wide range of legal compliance matters. This role offers the chance to work closely with the Partner and COLP, providing valuable support and guidance on complex conflict-related issues. You will also have the opportunity to draft policies and procedures, ensuring that the firm remains compliant with regulatory law in all jurisdictions in which it operates. If you are a highly skilled and experienced lawyer with a passion for legal compliance, this is an excellent opportunity to take your career to the next level. Apply now to join this prestigious international law firm and make a significant impact in the field of legal risk management. Job Location: London/ Hybrid (3 days in office)
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Law Support
Business Manager
London
£75,000 + - per Year
Are you a seasoned Business Manager looking for a new challenge within a highly regarded international law firm? We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to provide business partnering to dedicated Group Leader(s), driving forward firm-wide and Group projects and initiatives, and delivering against strategic plans, freeing partners' time to focus on running cases. The ideal candidate will be passionate about finance and economics, have a proven track record of business experience from a professional services firm, ideally from the Big 4, and excel at conducting in-depth analysis against key metrics to drive strategic initiatives, with the ability to seamlessly transition from tactical to strategic tasks. We are looking for someone who is pragmatic, robust, and resourceful, with a sophisticated understanding of finance and fiscal management. Proven project management experience is essential for this role, as well as commercial acumen to drive the firm's business objectives forward.. In this role, you will be reporting directly to the COO and have the opportunity to work closely with Group Leader(s) to support and drive firm-wide and Group projects and initiatives, making a significant impact on the strategic direction of the firm. You will have the chance to showcase your business acumen and project management skills, while freeing up partners' time to focus on running cases. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly regarded international law firm and make a real difference in driving the firm's business objectives forward. If you have the skills and experience required for this role, and are looking for a new challenge within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you. If you are ready to take the next step in your career and make a significant impact within a leading international law firm, apply now to be considered for this exciting opportunity. Job Location: London / Hybrid (3 days in office)
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Law Support
eDisclosure Project Coordinator
London
£60,000 - £70,000
Are you an experienced eDisclosure Project Co-ordinator looking for a new challenge? We are currently working with an international law firm headquartered in London who are seeking a talented individual to join their team and play a key role in ensuring the efficient and high-quality delivery of eDisclosure, Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs), and investigations. As the successful candidate, you will have the opportunity to work with a prestigious law firm and gain valuable experience in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for project managing eDisclosure processes, ensuring compliance with legal frameworks, rules, and industry standards, and utilising a range of software and tools including Relativity, NUIX, SQL, SharePoint, MS Office, EDRM methodology, and Magnum. To be considered for this role: - You must have previous experience working at a law firm, and ideally with an eDisclosure vendor. - You should also have a proven track record of project managing eDisclosure processes and a strong understanding of the legal framework surrounding eDisclosure. - Excellent knowledge and experience of the software and tools mentioned above are essential for success in this role. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a highly respected law firm, gain exposure to a wide range of eDisclosure projects, and develop your skills and expertise in a supportive and collaborative environment. This is a hybrid role, with the flexibility to work from home for 2 days a week.
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