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Legal Administrator

Kennedys Law

30+ days ago
30+ days ago

Kennedys is looking for a Legal Administrator to join our Sheffield office.The role will include working on court documents, identifying key dates/deadlines, liaising with team to complete client returns and general office admin duties.

Team

Kennedys Liability division is recognised for our specialist expertise in defending insurance liability claims including personal injury matters, from small through tolarge loss employers' and public liability, and motor claims. The division also handlescatastrophic injury andoccupational disease relatedmatters as well asmedical negligence and fraud related issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deal accurately with filing - storage and retrieval of client files in line with the department's filing system and locating missing files
  • Operate the Firm's quality procedures and information security systems as specified in the current edition of the Quality Procedures
  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of all practice and client's documentation and/or information
  • Undertake file closure and archiving when required
  • Use the photocopying equipment to achieve copies of the correct standard in line with the firm's and department's requirements.

Required experience

  • Previous experience in a professional services or partnership
  • Good level of IT literacy.

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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Assistant Paralegal

Shoosmiths

Solent
30+ days ago
Solent
30+ days ago
Experience level:Entry level
Term:Permanent
Working hours:Full-time
Team:Conveyancing
Location:Solent
The firm

A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the heartbeat of the firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes Shoosmiths a fantastic place to work.

The team

Shoosmiths Private Client Conveyancing Team offers a highly professional conveyancing service designed to make the process of buying or selling property as efficient and stress-free for their clients.

Shoosmiths remains the largest firm of conveyancing solicitors accredited under the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme. The conveyancing service provided by our Private Client Practice maintains the same high standards corporate clients have come to expect of Shoosmiths and is consistently commended in national consumer service awards.

The role

We are looking for Assistant Paralegals who will assist in providing a quality and comprehensive conveyancing service with a customer service focus.

Main responsibilities
  • Acquire basic knowledge of the entire Conveyancing process to include post completion work and be familiar with the roles of support teams such as New Business and Accounts in the process.
  • Attend to any office administration requested such as dealing with post, filing, file closures and distributing faxes.
  • Prepare draft contract packages, all searches, exchange and completion letters.
  • To support Paralegals to progress the administration of transactions proactively with all key stakeholders in the process.
  • Assisting Paralegals in keeping task reports up to date daily.
  • To ensure that the case management system is kept in an orderly manner and up to date.
  • Deal with client queries wherever possible assisting the team with taking and making telephone calls.
  • Competently draft non-standard non-technical correspondence.

Full training will be given by our inhouse conveyancing trainer. A mentor will be assigned to you who will provide further training on the day to day running of conveyancing transactions.

You will be required to attend the office during your probation period for training and supervision purposes.   There may be an opportunity for agile working once successful completion of probation.   

The ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills gained from previous experience working in a customer service position, preferably in an office environment. You will enjoy working as part of a team and also adaptable to the changing requirements of the range of clients dealt with.

You will be passionate about helping people and like to be thoroughly organised to prioritise work independently. A legal qualification (LLB, CILEX, CLC, etc.) is not an essential requirement, but you must be able to demonstrate a keen interest in conveyancing and property law.

Skills and qualifications

Essential knowledge & skills:

  • Excellent customer service expertise
  • Good written, numeracy and oral communication skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • IT literate including sound knowledge of Word, Excel and the internet.
  • Ability to prioritise, be organised and efficient.
  • Flexibility with the capability to adapt to change, new practices and cope under pressure but with the ability to recognise when to seek assistance.
  • Able to integrate within a team and able to work on your own initiative.
  • Friendly and helpful approach.

Desirable knowledge and skills:

  • Prior experience within a law firm, financial services/mortgage provider, estate agency or other property-related organisation.
  • Basic knowledge of the conveyancing life-cycle (including post-completion).
  • Legal qualification such as LLB, CILEX or CLC.

You may also have experience in one of the following roles: Conveyancing Assistant, Property Assistant, Estate Agent, Sales Progressor, Mortgage Advisor, Customer Service Assistant, Sales Negotiator, or Residential Property Paralegal.

Benefits package

Shoosmiths has an outstanding benefits package; we believe that all staff should be rewarded for their commitment to the continued success of the firm. These can include:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5.5%
  • Generous life assurance cover for peace of mind, up to 8 times salary
  • Up to 25 paid working days holiday per annum with the option to buy up to 8 additional days. You can choose to 'flex' twice a year - January and July
  • 'Happy Birthday!' - have a free day off to celebrate and a £50 voucher to spend! (We won't take it from your annual entitlement)
  • Childcare vouchers which are not subject to tax or NI
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Staff introduction bonus scheme
  • Corporate discounts on a wide variety of products and services
  • Discounted conveyancing and legal advice, for instance for wills and family trusts
Equal opportunities

Shoosmiths is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

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Legal Operations Associate

Mackin

3 days ago
3 days ago
Our client in London is currently seeking a highly experienced and motivated Legal Operations Associate
This will be a 12 month position with possibility of extension.
The Legal Operations ‘Process and Tooling’ pillar seeks a Legal Operations Associate to support the EMEA region. This role will service a variety of stakeholders throughout the region, and support/partner the London-based OC Management and Legal Ops resource.
This is a full-time position covering core London business hours, based in the UK. Flexibility required to liaise with California-based teams.
Responsibilities:

- Primary point of contact (internally and externally) for operational work in the EMEA region e.g. billing, matter management and other legal applications
- Efficiently produce reports or data sets for EMEA stakeholders (on an ad hoc and scheduled basis) to support senior leaders, department initiatives and field based operations
- Deal with day-to-day enquiries within the EMEA region to ensure excellent service levels and the momentum of key processes (e.g. matter opening, invoice enquiries, secondment requests etc.)
- Research and resolve enquiries/issues with vendor billing, vendor management and internal invoicing issues in a timely manner
- Liaise with key US-based teams (e.g. Contracts, Accounts Payable, Finance, Legal Operations team ) to ensure timely response to stakeholder enquiries
- Identify opportunities to improve reporting and analytics processes and work with various stakeholders to implement changes.
- Represent EMEA region perspective, contribute to process design efforts, special projects and continuous improvement initiatives to positively impact the Legal team and its clients.
- Manage process documentation and provide ongoing support for implemented processes.
- Act as local gatekeeper to regional Legal Operations templates and materials (e.g. RfP templates)
- Apply solid task management, time management and organisation skills to ensure the best possible service to our internal and external stakeholders
Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree (ideally in Business, Finance, or Data management)
- 3+ years experience at a law firm or in-house legal department
- Experience supporting legal operations technology, specifically any e-billing system
- Advanced Proficiency with Microsoft and Google business applications
Experience communicating (written and oral) across different teams in an organization
- A passion for delivering excellent customer service
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Ability to build and maintain strong business relationships within Legal and cross-functionally, across multiple geographies
- Self-starter, able to ruthlessly prioritize their work and clearly communicate intention
- Capability to work in a high pressure, globally focussed environment with many competing priorities
- Ability to take accountability for pursuing the closure of tasks/enquiries in a timely manner
Preferred Qualifications:
- 5+ years working at a law firm or in-house legal department
- Accounting/Finance background or law firm billing experience
- Experience with contracts and document management systems
- Experience working with Legal teams in a fast-paced, large, complex, non-hierarchical environment
- Demonstrated training and auditing skills
- Competence in European languages (especially German)

Benefits:
- Competitive salary, with great onsite benefits including canteen with all meals, drinks and snacks included.
- Healthcare contribution and inclusion in company pension scheme
- Work laptop and phone
- State of the art modern offices
- 25 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus paid bank holidays
- Expanding workforce with potential for career progression for top performers
- Working with a company that will make your CV stand out.

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Paralegal, Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Kennedys Law

3 days ago
3 days ago

Kennedys is looking for Paralegals with litigation experience to join our team. The successful candidates will support Lawyers working on dispute resolution matters.

This is a fantastic opportunity to experience working in a fast-past law firm specialising in dispute resolution and advisory services across a number of industry sectors.

Team

Kennedys has operated in Australia since 2006.We handle contentious and non-contentious matters for many industries, and provide claim and coverage advice to insurers and insureds for all lines of business across the globe. With over 2,200 people worldwide and around 110 in Australia.

Principle Duties

  • Engaging in legal research
  • Library management
  • Assisting lawyers during case preparation
  • Document production and management
  • Photocopying and compiling court documents
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Compiling Excel documents

Required experience

  • Experience supporting a litigation team
  • Co-ordinate work activities
  • Prioritise tasks/multi-task
  • Carry out duties and meet deadlines in accordance with instructions
  • Communicate effectively in a business environment.

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.

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

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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.
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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.

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Public Sector Paralegal

Softcat

30+ days ago
30+ days ago

Reports To:

Public Sector Contracts Manager


This an exciting opportunity to join the in-house legal team at Softcat. We are a small, friendly, and supportive team based in Softcat’s Manchester office, but we work closely with colleagues across all our offices. We cover a range of commercial work across our public and private sector customer base and the corresponding supplier and distribution network.

Success. The Softcat way.

Softcat is a major UK success story in technology solutions. We’re a £1 billion+ pa turnover business with offices nationwide and a sterling industry reputation. We help customers to use technology to succeed, by putting our employees first. Our success is down to our people – and the platform we give them to prove their potential. 

Your Role

The continuing success and expansion of the business means the Legal team are becoming increasingly busy. We are looking for a commercial paralegal who can provide pragmatic, commercial and jargon-free legal advice to colleagues at all levels of the business.

You’ll have a proven background in providing advice on, and the negotiation of, customer and supplier contracts, as well as being experienced in working within a small team without the resources of a private practice lawyer, or confident enough to work on this basis. You’ll also need to be able to work flexibly and effectively to manage a varied workload and respond to changing priorities.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Advising on framework terms
  • Reviewing and negotiating customer and supplier contracts to flow down framework terms
  • Creating bespoke contracts where required e.g. referral agreements
  • Delivering contract and mandatory regulatory training to account managers and the partner alliances team
  • Providing ad hoc legal advice e.g. termination of contracts
  • Supporting the development of our precedents and process improvements
  • Helping manage the Legal inbox

What we need from you

  • Legal training (law degree/GDL and LPC or equivalent e.g. working towards CILEX qualification)
  • Experience of working with commercial contracts, including drafting, preparation, review and amendment; conducting negotiations; and advising on the effect of legal provisions
  • Sound technical understanding of contract and tort law
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Confidence to work independently on own caseload and ability to work under pressure
  • Enthusiasm for what we do and a willingness to take individual responsibility for ensuring legal knowledge is up-to-date and ongoing professional development
  • In-house experience (through employment or secondment opportunities) or otherwise able to demonstrate a good understanding of the challenges faced by in-house lawyers and how to overcome them

 Work in a way that works for you  

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:   

Working remotely – from home up to 1 day per week, and we are happy to discuss further working from home requests

  • Working remotely –from home up to 1 day per week, and we are happy to discuss further working from home requests
  • Working flexible hours – we are flexible about your start and end times each day

Rewards

We offer a good salary and benefits package including a pension scheme, life assurance, healthcare cash plan and access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all things perks and benefits at Softcat. It’s designed to give you the flexibility and choice to suit your lifestyle and needs - there really is something for everyone. So whether it’s activity passes or technology discount vouchers you’re after, or you would prefer to buy extra holiday for yourself, or add your partner or family to some of the benefits… it’s entirely up to you. We’ll even give you an extra day’s holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday.  

Apply now

To become part of the success story, please apply online now. 

Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.

 

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Paralegal

Kennedys Law

16 days ago
16 days ago

Kennedys, an international law firm with offices throughout the United States, seeks a full-time Paralegal with two or more years of personal injury and general defense litigation experience to join its Center City Philadelphia office.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to track and manage key deadlines for various cases
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and complete them within time constraints
  • Assist with collection, review and organization of discovery documents such as medical records
  • Prepare documents for production, including redacting, numbering and creating privilege logs
  • Assist in conducting factual research
  • Prepare trial binders, record chronologies and materials for experts
  • Prepare routine motions and pleadings for attorney review

Required experience*

  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent organizational skills and a keen attention to detail
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Thorough working knowledge of and experience working the Federal and Pennsylvania court systems
  • Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited program

About Kennedys

Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,000 people worldwide across 41 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.

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

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Legal Secretary, Insurance

Kennedys Law

3 days ago
3 days ago

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

Team

Kennedys has operated in Australia since 2006.We handle contentious and non-contentious matters for many industries, and provide claim and coverage advice to insurers and insureds for all lines of business across the globe. With over 2,200 people worldwide and around 110 in Australia.

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 Legal Secretary role supporting a litigation team
  • 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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Litigation Assistant, Cyber

Kennedys Law

4 days ago
4 days ago

Kennedys is looking for a Litigation Assistant to assist the Cyber and Data Risk team on a variety of cases that involve dealing with fast paced breach response work, crisis management and wider regulatory and data risk issues. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team, who are based in both Manchester and London.

Team

Kennedys' Cyber team is the fastest growing cyber team in the UK and acts for a wide variety of cyber insurers and major corporates. It handles some of the biggest global breaches and is regularly instructed on high profile incidents that attract media attention. It provides a 24/7/365 breach response service and advises on all aspects of data risk issues. It also works closely with Kennedys' global cyber team, which now covers almost 25 jurisdictions.

Cyber is a real growth area for the firm, and the ideal candidate would have an aptitude and willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment.

Clients

  • Cyber insurers and their insureds
  • Large corporate entities.

Cases

  • A full range of cyber and data risk issues
  • Breach response - often involving a global angle
  • Defending regulatory proceedings and investigations arising out of the misuse of data
  • Defence of claims following cyber incidents
  • Non-contentious advice on data compliance and risk.

Required experience

  • Strong academics (2.1 degree or equivalent and/or LPC)
  • Strong IT skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Previous litigation experience gained within a law firm is desirable
  • Previous case management experience is desirable.

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.

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Posted

30+ days ago

Description

Kennedys is looking for a Legal Administrator to join our Sheffield office.The role will include working on court documents, identifying key dates/deadlines, liaising with team to complete client returns and general office admin duties.

Team

Kennedys Liability division is recognised for our specialist expertise in defending insurance liability claims including personal injury matters, from small through tolarge loss employers' and public liability, and motor claims. The division also handlescatastrophic injury andoccupational disease relatedmatters as well asmedical negligence and fraud related issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deal accurately with filing - storage and retrieval of client files in line with the department's filing system and locating missing files
  • Operate the Firm's quality procedures and information security systems as specified in the current edition of the Quality Procedures
  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of all practice and client's documentation and/or information
  • Undertake file closure and archiving when required
  • Use the photocopying equipment to achieve copies of the correct standard in line with the firm's and department's requirements.

Required experience

  • Previous experience in a professional services or partnership
  • Good level of IT literacy.

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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