30+ days ago
Legal Solutions Specialist (Corporate/Finance team)-(2000005Q)
Our people make our firm - we are a people business and want to create a welcoming and supportive environment where all can flourish. We see diversity as a strength which creates fresh perspectives and generates new ideas. We enjoy our work and are determined to do an outstanding job. We deliver best when working in teams.
The Freshfields Global Centre provides both business and legal services to the firm. Our services are delivered in a way which supports the global nature of our firm and our clients, enables our fee earners to deliver exceptional service to our clients and to do that in a way which is efficient and effective. Our Centre in Manchester is the first site to be established in the emerging Freshfields Global operating model. Our aspiration is to establish further sites in the US and Asia-Pacific in the coming years.
The Legal Solutions Hub provides transactional support to the global firm, using established processes and procedures to ensure consistent and high quality work.
The Legal Solutions Specialist (Paralegal) will work as part of a team carrying out a range of transactional tasks to support client mandates as required, including but not limited to:
• Reviewing and marking up non-disclosure agreements;
• Due Diligence reviews;
• Data Room management;
• Document cross-checking, making document amendments and document imaging/scanning;
• Document collation, version control and document review;
• Database entry/coding, database searching and database maintenance;
• Proofreading of documents including contracts, agreements and transcripts;
• Hard copy document management;
• Legal research (manual or electronic); and
• Creating and populating tables, schedules and agendas.
This work will be carried out following established processes and using workflow and work allocation systems as required.
Freshfields is an equal opportunities employer and all applications received by the firm will be considered by the firm on the basis of their merit alone and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of background. All offers of employment will be conditional on the candidate having/securing the right to work in the UK and providing the firm with evidence of that right (as required by the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006) prior to employment commencing. Please note that, in line with the requirements of the UK Border Agency, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA candidate can fill the position.
Job Posting:Sep 24, 2020, 12:22:45 PM