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Legal Secretary

Kennedys Law

5 days ago
5 days ago

Kennedys is looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join our team in the Sydney office. The successful candidate will support a Partner providing a comprehensive and pro-active Legal Secretarial service.

Team

Kennedys is a global, UK-based firm, and has had a presence in Australia since 2006. In 2017, Kennedys Melbourne opened to reinforce the firm’s commitment to the Australian market. The Insurance team in Sydney advise on claims and coverage issues, including professional indemnity, D&O, FI/PI, Marine and Aviation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Producing a variety of documents from handwritten/typewritten drafts
  • Assisting in handling of litigation, including completing pro-forma documentation and any other associated documentation in relation to the preparation of claims and litigation as directed by the lawyers
  • Setting up new files accurately and speedily on instruction
  • Proofreading documents as and when required by lawyers
  • To attend to clients both on the telephone and in person in a professional manner.

Required experience

  • 3+ years' experience in a similar Legal Secretary role
  • Experience with legal proceedings and case management
  • Ability to handle all correspondence and transcribing dictations
  • Proficient in Office, including drafting paradigms in Word and presentations in Powerpoint.

About Kennedys

Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,200 people worldwide across 42 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.

Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.

We’re a fresh-thinking firm, and we’re not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.

What do we have to offer?

We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you’ll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.

Our culture and values form a big part of who we are and we take them seriously. We make a difference by being approachable,straightforward, supportive and distinctive. Our values are at the core of who we are and what make us a great firm to work with and for.

We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with our values at the core. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning to help you develop your skills, wherever you are in the world. A variety of other exciting opportunities are available including secondments to clients and our global offices as well as a comprehensive benefits package (details are available upon request).

We’ve created a culture based on client service, professional excellence, hard work and trust. We deeply value the relationships we build with our clients and we know that they value our warm, friendly human approach. We are here to provide answers, recommendations, strategy and tactics.

Kennedys is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. We expect all employees to be aware of and comply with all relevant policies and procedures within their jurisdiction, including those relating to Information Security, Data Protection and Quality Management, refer any breach promptly to Risk & Compliance and to complete all mandatory training when requested.

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Paralegal - Conveyancing

My Law Matters

Wolverhampton, MID
3 days ago
Wolverhampton, MID
3 days ago

Paralegal - Conveyancing


Location: Primarily based in Wolverhampton but may have some requirements to travel to other locations as and when required.


Salary: Up to £20,000


About the Company:


Fentimans Legal Limited is an established practice who has been providing legal services since 1986, the business has recently been converted into an alternative business structure and launched its national consumer brand The Law Mind and My Law Matters.


My Law Matters are legal specialists within Conveyancing, Wills and Probate and Family Law, we have offices based in Solihull, Wolverhampton and Waltham Cross that have dedicated employees to work around the client’s needs.


The Law Mind are legal specialists in financial litigation and other consumer led claims and has a mutual shareholding with a larger group of companies specialising in B2C direct marketing solutions, claims management and Software development.


Away from the limitations of a traditional firm, our business is innovative, autonomous and on the cusp of an exciting new adventure focusing on people, process, and operations. With the support network of your team your role will be focusing on the end-to-end process of property and implementation of property law. You will work closely with our Licensed Conveyancers and Solicitors focusing on the legal matters, financial aspects and queries involved in the transactions of buying and selling residential properties.


If you are looking for a role with growth and opportunity, we can offer you a career with no limits and you can hit the ground running and shine!


We recognise our clients are the backbone of our business and we are looking for someone to work closely with our customers, focusing on their needs by being the driving force behind the process ensuring we achieve the best results possible...


Paralegal Responsibilities:


• Work in the best interest of the client
• Taking instructions from clients
• Draft, collate and send any supporting legal and financial documents
• Deal with any financial element of transactions
• Analysis of data when required
• Receive and review mortgage instructions form lenders
• Complete the registrations of deeds
• Act on any compliance requests
• Manage and running varied caseload with limited supervision
• Communicate necessary follow up information and action accordingly
• Resolve any issues using appropriate communication methods and update the team

Paralegal Requirements:


Strong background within Conveyancing/ property law
• Minimum 1+ years’ experience of running a caseload within property and conveyancing
• Ability to use property case management systems such as Osprey
• Excellent attention to detail
• Confident drafting legal documents and statements
• Paralegal qualification preferred but not essential
• A strong understanding of property law
• Professional and self-motivated
• Able to take instruction, process, act and improve
• Strong customer service who put the customer at the forefront
• The ability to work alongside tight deadlines, show flexibility and prioritise workloads in a consistent manner
• Strong attention to detail and an investigating nature
• Excellent organisational skills
• A hunger to achieve and go above and beyond
• The ability to positively influence others

Why would I want to work here?


As a business we pride ourselves on our core values of being open, honest and hardworking.  This is a huge potential to develop and grow within a fun and exciting environment, where your perspective matters, your development is at the forefront where endless opportunities are offered to support your personal growth and expansion of the business by having a voice and being part of making critical business decisions, you will no longer be viewed as a cog in a wheel!


• As a paralegal you will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment
• Your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded
• Comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities
• 28 days holiday
• Various lifestyle benefits

If you think that you are suitable for this Paralegal role, please apply now!


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In-house Legal Executive - Part Time

Jobheron

Edinburgh, Scotland
2 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
2 days ago

One of the largest Microsoft Gold Partner IT Consultancy firms in Scotland as well as being a Microsoft Tier 1 Cloud Solutions Provider, working across private, public and enterprise sectors, is currently looking to add a part time Legal Executive to their Operations team where you will be responsible for supporting the Operations Team and wider business units.
About the Role:
  • To provide an internal legal function for the business, working with the external lawyer where necessary
  • To assist the Sales and Operations teams with creating client contracts for issue
  • To review incoming contractual documents from clients and suppliers, identify risks and issues, and review these with Sales/Operations/Directors
  • To assist the Sales and Operations teams with client and/or supplier negotiations
  • To create summary documents to support the delivery of contractually-appropriate services to clients
  • To create and maintain contract filing and management
  • To proactively manage client contract renewal dates
  • To maintain the company's GDPR documentation and regulatory requirements, and liaise with the external DPO
  • To assist the Operations team with internal policies
  • To provide information and guidance in a broad range of contractual, regulatory and compliance matters, to the Sales and Operations teams and to Directors
  • To have strong knowledge of the company's business and commercial requirements
  • To have strong knowledge of each client's contractual requirements
  • To work collaboratively and with transparency as a flexible, adaptive, enthusiastic team who works in partnership with each other, their clients, third-parties and other stakeholders to deliver meaningful results
  • Coaching, advising and supporting team members on legal, regulatory and compliance matters
  • Strong awareness of the legal, regulatory and compliance requirements for the company's business
  • Implementing internal projects on your own or as part of a team to provide continuous improvement in your area of the Operations team
  • Provide legal advice and input into sales process and proposals being prepared for new work from time to time
  • Creation of documentation to support contract processes

What they are looking for:
  • Strong legal knowledge, skills and experience across a broad range of business and commercial areas
  • A proven track record working within a similar role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise against competing tasks and projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both legal and non-legal individuals
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external individuals
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

The part time hours for this role will be discussed individually with each applicant to ensure they fit around their work and life commitments, however the company would prefer the part time hours be split over the 5 day working week
Why here?
They eat, breath and sleep technology - would you like to help them focus on this, secure in the knowledge that they have sound contracts in place and that they're meeting their compliance requirements? If so, then this is the role for you, where you will be working with all their business areas to provide information, support and guidance to assist them in driving our business.
As a company, you would be joining them at a very exciting time, they have become Employee Owned in 2019 so you will see first-hand how your hard work pays off for the benefit of the company and employees playing a key role in the future moving forwards.
You will be provided with ongoing support, training and development to allow you to develop your skills and shape the career you really want. Their team are talented, dynamic and committed professionals and they would love to hear from you if you are passionate about innovative technology solutions.
The company offers highly competitive salaries with an excellent benefits package including Private Health Care and Season Ticket Loans, training and conference opportunities.
Still not convinced? They have won awards for their Family Friendly Working and pride themselves on their ability to manage employees' individual needs to make work-life fit around personal life. And above all, they are a genuinely nice bunch of people.
Sounds interesting? Click APPLY to send your CV for immediate consideration.
Candidates with previous Job Titles or Experience including; Paralegal, Legal Secretary, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Legal Associate, Legal Assistant, Lawyer may also be considered for this role.
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Conveyancing Legal Assistant

Randstad Business Support

Rhondda Cynon Taff, WA
3 days ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff, WA
£16k - £20k Per Year
3 days ago
£16k - £20k Per Year

Conveyancing Legal Assistant.
Cardiff City Centre.
£16, 000 - £20,000 per annum DOE
Are you an engaging legal assistant who is looking to work within a vibrant and forward thinking company, and become a key player in the team? Do you have some experience, and are now looking to kick start your legal career, or take on a new challenge? Then I want to talk to you!
To be considered for the Legal Assistant Role:
  • Previous experience is desirable, although full training will be provided
  • Experience in conveyancing department
  • Great communicator with a willing to learn and work alongside experienced members of the team
  • Great sense of team work and takes pride in providing an excellent service

What will you be doing as a Legal Assistant?
  • Dealing with various matters from instruction to completion, and providing excellent service throughout the process
  • Providing ongoing support to the fee earners, such as dictations, drafting up contracts and dealing with various enquiries

To apply for the role of the legal assistant, please click on the link below and submit an up to date CV.
Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
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Residential Property Paralegal

2M Legal

Southampton, Southern
4 days ago
Southampton, Southern
£18k - £25k Per Year
4 days ago
£18k - £25k Per Year
Residential Property Paralegal
Southampton
£18000 - £25000
We are partnering family of law firms stretching across the south region who are looking for ambitious Paralegals to join their friendly office based in Southampton.
If you are hungry to get ahead they are willing to help you to be your best.
This role would suit a Para-legal who can demonstrate in-depth knowledge of their legal area. A Paralegal who has experience in both sales and purchases, remortgaging, help to by and staircasing, and experience of fee-earning is a definite advantage.
To be considered for this role, please contact Vanessa at 2M Legal on 01329 565065 or send your CV to vanessa@2mes.co.uk
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Senior Paralegal

My Law Matters

Waltham Cross, HC
2 days ago
Waltham Cross, HC
2 days ago

Senior Paralegal


Location: Waltham Cross (may have some requirements to travel to other locations as and when required)


Salary: £29,000- £35,000 per annum


About the Company:


Fentimans Legal Limited is an established new age innovative practice who has been providing legal services since 1986 with a proven track record for over 3 decades, the business has recently been converted into an alternative business structure (ABS) and launched its national consumer brand My Law Matters, which specialises in multi-disciplinary legal services. 


With offices in Solihull, Wolverhampton, Manchester and Waltham Cross our every growing business has dedicated employees to work around the client’s wants and needs.


Our business is innovative, autonomous and on the cusp of an exciting new adventure focusing on people, process, and operations. With the support network of your team your role will be focusing on the end-to-end process of property and implementation of property law. You will work closely with our Legal Management team focusing on the legal matters, financial aspects and queries involved in the transactions of buying and selling residential properties.


About the Senior ParalegalRole:


In this role, you will specialise in property law and will work on behalf of clients buying or selling property (house, flats business premises or land) in England and Wales. You will deal with all legal matters, administration, finance, and queries involved in a property transaction.


Senior ParalegalResponsibilities:


• Work in the best interest of the client.
• Research information and communicate with clients and others in person, on the phone, by letter or by email.
• Use a computerised case management system, as conveyancing tasks are increasingly being completed online.
• Take instructions from clients.
• Seek to protect clients’ interests at all times while taking precautions against potential fraud and money laundering.
• Send terms of engagement and estimates of fees and disbursements.
• Obtain or check land registry documents or title deeds (if the land is unregistered).
• Draft or check sales contracts and agree terms with the conveyancer acting for the other party to the transaction.
• Collate and send or check supporting legal financial documents.
• Deal with all financial aspects of a transaction.
• Exchange contracts and complete the transaction.
• If the property is leasehold, obtain the landlords agreement to the sale or the change of mortgage and deal with appointments of rent and service charges.
• Carrying out and checking pre-contract searches by checking whether the property is affected by local authority proposals, leases, easements or covenants, mortgages, land tax, susceptibility to flooding or subsidence, or liability for unsound building structures, repairs and raising enquiries.
• Receive and check mortgages instructions from lenders and undertake specific tasks required.
• Prepare transfer and mortgage deeds.
• Pay stamp taxes and deal with the registration of client and lender with the land registry.

Senior ParalegalRequirements:


• Strong background within Conveyancing/Property Law
• The ideal candidate will be qualified Solicitor/ Legal Executive/ Conveyancer with at least 3 years PQE and should be confident in handling all aspects of transactions.
• Self-sufficient and have a good knowledge of a range of sale and purchase transactions with limited supervision provided.
• Solid experience in residential and commercial property matters is essential.
• Ability to use property case management systems such as Osprey.
• Excellent attention to detail and an investigating nature.
• The ability to work to tight timescales with a sense of urgency.
• The aptitude to work efficiently and effectively to progress your case load whilst maintaining the highest quality of work.
• A positive, enthusiastic, and proactive approach to your work
• A strong understanding of property law.
• Able to take instruction, process, act and improve.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, demonstrating an ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels.
• Strong customer service who put the customer at the forefront.
• The ability to work alongside tight deadlines, show flexibility and prioritise workloads in a consistent manner.
• Excellent organisational skills.
• A hunger to achieve and go above and beyond.
• The ability to positively influence others.

Senior ParalegalBenefits:


As a business we pride ourselves on our core values of being open, honest, and hardworking.  This is a huge potential to develop and grow within a fun and exciting environment, where your perspective matters, your development is at the forefront where endless opportunities are offered to support your personal growth and expansion of the business by having a voice and being part of making critical business decisions, you will no longer be viewed as a cog in a wheel!


• As a paralegal you will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment.
• Your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.
• Comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities.
• 28 days holiday.
• Various lifestyle benefits.

If you think that you are suitable for this Senior Paralegalrole, please apply now!

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Legal Administrator

Randstad CPE

Croydon, HC
9 days ago
Croydon, HC
£17k - £20k Per Year
9 days ago
£17k - £20k Per Year

Legal Administrator

Legal Administrator - Croydon - Leading Company - Permanent

Our Client, a leading property management company are currently looking for a Company Secretarial & Legal Administrator to join their team in Croydon. If you have a strong admin background and are looking for an opportunity to forge a career then look no further

Company Secretarial & Legal Administrator - Croydon

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PRE SALE - ENQUIRIES

  • Process all solicitors' enquiries on property disposal.
  • Generate invoice for pack.
  • Generate solicitors pack
  • Attend to additional enquiries from vendor and purchaser's solicitors, liaising closely with the estate manager and finance department.
  1. RE-MORTGAGE ENQUIRIES
    • Responding to all re-mortgage enquiries directly with the mortgage company or the owners' solicitors.
  2. POST SALE COMPLETION
    • Re-assignment of properties when legal notices are received.
    • Arrears / Apportionment assessment.
    • Processing transfer/charge documentation - Receipting Notices.
    • Issuing Certificate of Compliance for Land Registry where applicable.

COMPANY SECRETARIAL

  1. SHARES / MEMBERSHIP
    • Entering the transfer into the register.
    • Ensuring the stock transfer form and old share certificate have been received and at this time
    • Issue new share certificates
    • Attending to lost share certificates.
    • Maintaining records of members/shareholders on each company.

  1. ***INFORMAL AND GENERAL MEETINGS
    • Arranging meetings and liaising with the property manager
    • Booking the venue for the meetings.
    • Issuing notices and sending out the relevant information for the meetings.
    • Diarising to pass relevant papers to property manager attending the meeting.
    • Handling any proxies which may arise.

  1. ***COMPANIES HOUSE
    • Filing of all changes of Directors / Secretary with Companies House.
    • Responding to queries from Companies House.
    • Completing and filing Confirmation Statements
  1. GENERAL

7.1 Raising internal invoices/credit notes for all other fees and processing them on the system.

7.2 General filing.

7.3 Any other duties as directed.

7.4 Processing/administering lease enquiries/consents/extensions.

7.5 Processing Land Registry enquiries.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Good understanding of Residential Property Management and current legislation
  • Well developed interpersonal and communications skills
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good numerical skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise workload and work under pressure

If you feel like you possess the required skill set for the above then please press apply now.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

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Chartered Legal Executive

Randstad Business Support

St Asaph, WA
14 days ago
St Asaph, WA
£25k - £30k Per Year
14 days ago
£25k - £30k Per Year

My client is looking to appoint an experienced Chartered Legal Executive to join their successful, growing Private Client department. You must have experience working with private clients and be invested in joining this team for a long term, prosperous career.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving firm who have offices across North Wales to develop and further establish your career goals in a supportive legal environment.

Benefits:

  • Training and development
  • Friendly, supportive work culture
  • Flexibility to work at different office sites

Skills needed:

  • 0 to 5 years post-qualification experience
  • Excellent communication skills to develop long term relationships
  • Business Development and Marketing skills
  • Commercially aware
  • Highly efficient and organised
  • Welsh speaking (Desirable)

Caseload to include:

  • Administration of Estates
  • Administration of Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection

If you have the above skills and experience and you would like to hear more about this fantastic position, please ring Laura at Randstad, Colwyn Bay for more information. I look forward to hearing from you.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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Legal Secretary, Personal Injury

Kennedys Law

26 days ago
26 days ago

Kennedys is looking to recruit a Legal Secretary to join our Casualty team in our Hong Kong office. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a fast paced team in a growing, global law firm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide secretarial support to partners, associates and paralegals
  • Handles legal related paperwork
  • Draft standard legal document, edit letters and correspondences, proof-reading and formatting documents, preapre bundles for court hearings

Required experience

  • Completed HKCEE / HKDSE or equivalent with formal secretarial training
  • At least 4 - 5 years secretarial experience
  • Experience in court work
  • Experience in personal injuries will be an advantage
  • Ability to cope with heavy workload
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese

About Kennedys

Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,200 people worldwide across 42 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.

Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.

We’re a fresh-thinking firm, and we’re not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.

What do we have to offer?

We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you’ll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.

Our culture and values form a big part of who we are and we take them seriously. We make a difference by being approachable,straightforward, supportive and distinctive. Our values are at the core of who we are and what make us a great firm to work with and for.

We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with our values at the core. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning to help you develop your skills, wherever you are in the world. A variety of other exciting opportunities are available including secondments to clients and our global offices as well as a comprehensive benefits package (details are available upon request).

We’ve created a culture based on client service, professional excellence, hard work and trust. We deeply value the relationships we build with our clients and we know that they value our warm, friendly human approach. We are here to provide answers, recommendations, strategy and tactics.

Kennedys is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. We expect all employees to be aware of and comply with all relevant policies and procedures within their jurisdiction, including those relating to Information Security, Data Protection and Quality Management, refer any breach promptly to Risk & Compliance and to complete all mandatory training when requested.

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Legal and Compliance Analyst

Launchmetrics

30+ days ago
30+ days ago

Launchmetrics is the leading Brand Performance Cloud used by Fashion, Luxury and Beauty (FLB) executives to connect with modern consumers in a constantly changing landscape. With over a decade of industry expertise, Launchmetrics helps more than 1,000 customers create inspiring, impactful and measurable experiences.

Its Brand Performance Cloud provides companies with the tools and intelligence they need to optimize their creative assets, execute robust brand amplification programs and measure their brand performance. The company’s AI-driven and proprietary Media Impact ValueTM gives customers the ability to benchmark their performance against 2,000 competitors worldwide. Launchmetrics' intelligence empowers these companies to grow their businesses and streamline their processes, bringing a sharp focus to profitability, accountability, and efficiency while enabling quick decision-making required for agility.

Founded in New York and with operating headquarters in Paris, Launchmetrics has employees in eight markets worldwide. Launchmetrics has been the trusted brand performance technology to brands worldwide, such as Dior, Fendi, TopShop, Shiseido, NET-A-PORTER, Adidas, and partners like IMG, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, the British Fashion Council, and Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana.

ROLE:

The Legal & Compliance Analyst will be part of a growing legal and operations function key to helping scale up Launchmetrics’ global operations. You’ll undertake a varied workload reporting to the Legal Counsel but primarily will help with data privacy issues and provide stewardship on compliance, regulatory and risk matters for the organisation including facilitating commercial contracts. We’re looking for a passionate, pragmatic individual capable of operating across a multidisciplinary role, driving best practices and processes that enable our growth and success.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure our ongoing compliance with GDPR and wider data protection regulations in all territories, as well as scoping of future requirements
  • Develop, implement, update and enforce day-to-day data and security related privacy policies, standards and procedures.
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable data protection laws and accreditation standards.
  • Assist on a broad variety of legal topics, including drafting, review, assessment, and editing of a variety of contracts, including service agreements, vendor agreements, NDAs, etc.
  • Conduct regulatory and compliance scanning and work with Legal Counsel on subsequent reporting, developing new policies in and practices in light of changing legal requirements and best practices
  • Work with the Legal Counsel to ensure upper management is informed of all compliance issues.
  • Provide general support to Legal Counsel and assisting with special projects, as needed.

ABOUT YOU

  • Master's degree or LLM in business law/data protection, with minimum 6 months experience within a compliance, legal, audit and/or risk function for a SaaS company or in a law firm.
  • Understanding of complex global data privacy laws and principles, including the GDPR, ePrivacy, UK and EU member state privacy laws and guidelines, the CCPA etc.
  • Ability to undertake large, long-term projects, develop alternative methods to complete them, and implement solutions.
  • Detail-oriented approach needed to recommend and implement strategic improvements on a range of data privacy and data protection issues.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate discretion.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Adaptive and learning abilities.
  • Understanding of business issues.
  • Fluent in English as well as Italian or Spanish. 
  • Certification is a plus.

WHAT CAN WE OFFER?

  • A fantastic opportunity to be part -even remotely!- of a fast-paced and rapidly growing team that has revolutionized the industry.
  • A chance to work with a passionate, driven, and fun global team.
  • Hands-on work after quick ramp up & openness to new solutions and improvements.

Posted

5 days ago

Description

Kennedys is looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join our team in the Sydney office. The successful candidate will support a Partner providing a comprehensive and pro-active Legal Secretarial service.

Team

Kennedys is a global, UK-based firm, and has had a presence in Australia since 2006. In 2017, Kennedys Melbourne opened to reinforce the firm’s commitment to the Australian market. The Insurance team in Sydney advise on claims and coverage issues, including professional indemnity, D&O, FI/PI, Marine and Aviation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Producing a variety of documents from handwritten/typewritten drafts
  • Assisting in handling of litigation, including completing pro-forma documentation and any other associated documentation in relation to the preparation of claims and litigation as directed by the lawyers
  • Setting up new files accurately and speedily on instruction
  • Proofreading documents as and when required by lawyers
  • To attend to clients both on the telephone and in person in a professional manner.

Required experience

  • 3+ years' experience in a similar Legal Secretary role
  • Experience with legal proceedings and case management
  • Ability to handle all correspondence and transcribing dictations
  • Proficient in Office, including drafting paradigms in Word and presentations in Powerpoint.

About Kennedys

Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,200 people worldwide across 42 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.

Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.

We’re a fresh-thinking firm, and we’re not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.

What do we have to offer?

We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you’ll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.

Our culture and values form a big part of who we are and we take them seriously. We make a difference by being approachable,straightforward, supportive and distinctive. Our values are at the core of who we are and what make us a great firm to work with and for.

We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with our values at the core. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning to help you develop your skills, wherever you are in the world. A variety of other exciting opportunities are available including secondments to clients and our global offices as well as a comprehensive benefits package (details are available upon request).

We’ve created a culture based on client service, professional excellence, hard work and trust. We deeply value the relationships we build with our clients and we know that they value our warm, friendly human approach. We are here to provide answers, recommendations, strategy and tactics.

Kennedys is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. We expect all employees to be aware of and comply with all relevant policies and procedures within their jurisdiction, including those relating to Information Security, Data Protection and Quality Management, refer any breach promptly to Risk & Compliance and to complete all mandatory training when requested.

Source: Kennedys Law