J2703 - Our client is seeking a Legal Contracts Coordinator. Due to expansion of the business, there is a need for the Head of Legal & Compliance to have further administrative and legal support within the legal & compliance team. You will ideally possess a legal work background or education (e.g. Paralegal, Legal assistant, LLB or CILEX). Excellent salary, bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Gtr London / Surrey.
The role involves a wide range of responsibilities and you will be working alongside another Legal Coordinator, to support the legal side of the team.
Act as the ‘hub’ for 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 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.
Manage and monitor contract review and approval process.
Maintain and update the suite of approved documents, and assist sales staff in using them.
Negotiating amendments to standard terms and broker, reseller and vendor documentation,
with or on behalf of account managers.
Seeking additional advice when necessary from external lawyers.
Provide support to Collections department in the hard arrears cases, which may require litigation.
Ideally possess a legal work background or education (e.g. Paralegal, Legal assistant, LLB or CILEX).
Excellent organisational skills; have a keen eye for detail; the ability to meet deadlines; demonstrate a methodical and thorough approach to work; be good at juggling tasks whilst being able to prioritise work; a good team player with a desire to use initiative.
We strongly favour applicants with proven relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.