J2874 - Our client is seeking a Legal Executive to work directly under the supervision of a Legal Advisor, to support the legal side of the team involving a wide range of responsibilities including administrative tasks, contractual management duties and contract negotiation and review.
Excellent salary, plus bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Gtr London / Surrey
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.
Ensure 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.
Assist with ensuring relevant legal clauses are included in all contracts, as per policies, including Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Sanctions and Embargoes clauses in customer contracts.
Follow-up on regulatory transitions as required.
Manage and monitor the template 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.
Approve internal ‘outsourced’ Supplier documentation for supplier relationships.
Sign off documentation for use across the business.
Complaints handling – drafting letters of response or reviewing responses for the Complaints Team when dealing with Satisfactory Quality (SQ) complaints from customers, and writing to suppliers.
Excellent attitude, possess exceptional 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.
A legal work background (e.g. Paralegal, Legal assistant/ Legal executive) desirable.
A legal education (e.g. LLB or CILEX) desirable.
There is unfortunately no scope for trainee lawyers or those wishing to pursue a solicitor’s qualification to progress within this role.
We strongly favour applicants with proven, relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.
Applicants will only be considered with relevant in-country experience.