J2703b - Paralegal / Contracts Executive - UK, Gtr London / Surrey - Asset Finance

Job title: J2703b - Paralegal / Contracts Executive - UK, Gtr London / Surrey - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Function: Legal / Compliance
Reference: J2703b
Contact phone: +442037407222
Job Published: February 16, 2021

Job description

​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.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • 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.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • 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.

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Jane Theobald

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