Linklaters

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★★★★★

Paralegal - contract

08 June England - Greater London, London Temp

Key responsibilities

* Reviewing core and ancillary banking documents, e.g. loan agreements, security documents and the like
* Quickly and accurately identifying relevant information in these documents and summarising this in a specified format
* Following stringent processes, including reporting and escalation processes
* Liaising in a professional and efficient manner with your project leader, Linklaters lawyers and other third parties

Legal Technology Awareness Ability to use and, preferably, good working knowledge of platforms and supporting technology, such as document databases and due diligence platforms.

Character

* Strong attention to detail
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Demonstrates strong commitment to maintaining high levels of customer service
* Ability to work well under pressure
* Willingness to work long hours where there is the requirement to do so
* Highly motivated and driven to excel
* Approachable and willing to learn new skills and take on responsibility

Team Player

* Perform duties in accordance with agreed instructions / procedures
* Report on work in progress and any service issues to team manager
* Assist and provide best practice guidance to fellow paralegals
* Ability to work autonomously where necessary, with a proactive and confident approach

Commercially Aware

* Demonstrate a strong understanding of the legal market and what external factors influence it
* Anticipate and be reactive to changing client instructions and transactional requirements





Education / Qualification Law degree or equivalent and LPC/BPTC or Qualified Lawyer Languages Fluent in English.