Sunday , May 19 2024

Ey Jobs UK – Wealth Management

Website EY

Job Description:

The paralegal will be an integral part of the UK Legal Team. The role will involve providing day to day assistance to the lawyers in order to help the UK Legal team to operate with maximum efficiency.

Job Responsibilities:

  • General administrative assistance such as managing bills/invoicing; filing (including file opening and archiving); organising couriers; booking meeting rooms; proof reading and similar requests.
  • Assistance with new workflow tool (KIM) working closely with the lawyers and the business to help implement it and use it efficiently
  • Assistance with contentious matters e.g. creating bundles of documents, retrieving files, coordinating with EY business colleagues to locate documents, first level review of documents, filing documents etc.
  • Helping to administer the issue of document preservation notices and privilege reminders – answering queries and tracking whether people have received/answered them.
  • Assisting the lawyers when they are advising on, drafting and negotiating client matters including contracts, master service agreements and tenders.
  • Assisting the lawyers with the initial review/drafting of tenders, lower value procurement contracts, NDAs etc.
  • Research and initial review of queries on standard terms and conditions (using approved internal guidance) supervised by relevant lawyer as necessary and up to agreed levels of risk and complexity.
  • Management of internal know-how database and internal library.
  • Helping to track/co-ordinate updates on significant legal developments/cases and draft updates.

Job Requirements:

  • Good IT skills including Microsoft office and Excel
  • The ability to keep calm in a crisis and to cope well with conflicting deadlines.
  • Strong organisation, planning and project management skills
  • Strong personal communication skills, including oral/written communication, capable of dealing with wide range of people.
  • The ability to deal with problems in a practical and common sense way.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Law degree or non-law degree followed by GDL plus, ideally, LPC (or BPTC)
  • Previous experience as a paralegal preferred but not essential

Job Details:

Company: EY

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Functions: Legal

Job Location: Birmingham, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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