J2703b - Our client is seeking a Paralegal / Contracts Executive. 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.
Support the business and legal team with both administrative tasks and contractual management / negotiation.
Draft amendments, negotiating, reviewing regulated and unregulated asset finance documentation.
Negotiate and review amendments to trading agreements used with vendor partners and brokers.
Review changes to and/or negotiating commercial documentation, including stocking agreements, remarketing and sales agency arrangements, co-operation agreements and all types of intermediary arrangements.
Deal with 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.
Ensure all doc approvals are submitted.
Assist with ensuring standard documentation is FCA & CCA compliant.
Follow-up on GDPR, e-privacy, IDD, BREXIT, IBOR transitions, as required.
Provide training and advice to Customer Services Complaints Team.
Draft letters for legal cases, if required.
Seek advice where necessary from external lawyers.
A legal work background (e.g. Paralegal, Legal assistant, Legal Executive, Solicitor etc..) or education (e.g. LLB or CILEX) would be advantageous.
Contract drafting / negotiating experience.
Eye for detail.
Excellent verbal and written communication .
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Good knowledge of MS Office – particularly Word & Excel.
Ability to use Adobe Acrobat advantageous.
Good clerical skills.
Good time management and organisational skills.
Focused on providing excellent service to the business.
Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative.
We strongly favour applicants with proven relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.