CORPORATE ASSOCIATE – LEEDS

Job Reference:
Location:Leeds
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About the job:

Our top tier global client is now looking for a ‘Corporate Associate’ to lead a team of Paralegals in the Legal Delivery Centre who are assigned to deliver transactional support services primarily connected to our client’s Corporate group and their Finance, Projects & Restructuring group.

Duties include:

  • Being responsive to both the internal lawyers and external client requirements
  • Ensuring the assignment brief is clarified to the extent required
  • Managing the expectations of those providing the assignment brief
  • Supporting (and where necessary supplementing) the work of the Paralegals in carrying out the assignment brief
  • Co-ordinating training and providing coaching to ensure Paralegals are able to meet expectations
  • Tracking progress in completing assignments, acting as the initial point of contact in connection with any issues and escalating as necessary
  • Ensuring timescales and standard ways of working are adhered to
  • Undertaking appropriate quality checks and ensuring sufficient quality controls are in place
  • Assessing opportunities to improve operational processes, documentation and training
  • Line Management responsibility for Paralegals in the team
  • Conducting performance reviews of the Paralegals within the team.

The successful candidate will possess: 

  • A broad range of corporate transactional experience as a fee earner or professional support lawyer.
  • Able to persuade and work well with people at all levels
  • Strong communicator with an ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Prior process design experience useful
  • Highly professional, including a dedication to exceeding customer service expectations.

Our client is offering top city pay alongside an equally high-quality working environment and an opportunity to grow your career with a top tier law firm.

 

Contact Joseph Shaw on ‘0161 880 0118’ to discuss the role further or email Joseph.shaw@qclegal.com