Paralegal | Core Operations


About the Role

This is an excellent opportunity for either an experienced paralegal looking for a new challenge or for someone looking to gain experience in a wide variety of legal issues dealt with in a small, fast-paced team.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to the provision of first class legal advice to our internal clients which include the senior management of the business. You will also be involved in working with other internal corporate functions such as HR and Finance and also to provide support to other offices throughout FTI's EMEA region, as well as in the US.

What You'll Do

The main responsibilities will be the following:

Legal :
  • Drafting, amending and negotiating basic legal contracts such as confidentiality agreements, client engagement letters, supplier agreements, marketing contracts and master services agreements;
  • Basic company secretarial duties, including drafting and tracking board and shareholder minutes and resolutions, providing assistance with changes of registered office, director appointments and resignations ad completing online forms and filings;
  • Legal research;
  • Assisting our Director of Risk and Compliance in a number of activities including updating engagement letters, submitting FCA and HMRC filings, responding to AML/CDD queries and support in the preparation and management of related training;
  • Assisting with the maintenance of compliance records for group companies including an FCA regulated entity;
  • Assisting with contractual disputes, including drafting basic letters of claim and working with external counsel on issuing statutory demands;
  • Provide technical first line advice and support to managers and employees on any basic operational issues and ensure the advice is in line with legislation and company policy in order to minimise any risk.

Administrative:
  • To undertake all duties of a clerical and administrative nature as required;
  • To field calls, answer general enquiries or forward them as appropriate within the legal team;
  • Maintaining and, where instructed, updating precedent documents and templates including managing the role out of key legal template documents across all EMEA jurisdictions (including working with external legal counsel for jurisdictional-specific updates);
  • Maintenance of files and filing system; file and record deeds and contracts;
  • Setting up new systems as necessary to improve the efficiency of the administration of the legal team including providing support for the role out and integration of key legal technologies (i.e. document management systems and workflow tools).


Qualifications & Experience

Education and Qualifications:

  • GDL and/or LPC is essential
  • Law or other degree at 2:1 (or equivalent) would be preferred
  • Legal Executive qualification would be preferred
  • Knowledge of FCA Rule Book and regulations would be an advantage
  • Fluency in French, German and/or Spanish would be an advantage

Skills and Competencies:
  • Ability to work in an organised manner and meet deadlines
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Good level of computer literacy including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and communications skills
  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Proactive and willing to use initiative
  • Friendly personality
  • Helpful and co-operative
  • Conscientious and methodical approach
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to manage multiple matters at any one time
  • Ability to act without supervision
  • Willing to undertake any necessary training
  • Excellent communication skills to deal with internal and external clients of the Company relating to all aspects of the legal team's work
  • Thorough and methodical approach.

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Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London

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