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Specialist

Employer
Linklaters
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a dynamic and varied role in a supportive and friendly global team.

You will be part of the firm's Legal & Risk function which has around 100 team members across our global network. The role focuses primarily on managing the firm's risk with regards to business acceptance. This is a challenging role that would suit an ambitious candidate looking for ample learning opportunities.

Key responsibilities and challenges

Day-to-day transactional responsibilities
  • Initiating and analysing conflicts checks in the firm's conflict checking system and working alongside Conflicts lawyers to resolve legal and commercial conflicts with relevant stakeholders;
  • advising on the firm's client engagement terms, policies, procedures and best practice;
  • reviewing Information Barriers queries and clash clearance (ethical walls management);
  • reviewing and authorising IT requests with privacy and/or data protection implications as well as advising on unusual user activities on Linklaters network;
  • generating Business Acceptance reports;
  • preparing responses to audit letter requests according to firm's audit letter policy;
  • managing Share Dealing applications;
  • assisting on various Legal & Risk projects and knowhow.

Your experience and skills
  • Fluent English;
  • Min. 1-2 years of professional experience in legal/risk environment, preferably in an international law firm;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Hard-working and flexible with a "can do" attitude;
  • Team-oriented and able to promote good team spirit;
  • Systematic, well-organised and attentive to detail;
  • Able to cope under pressure, work on own initiative and prioritise efficiently;
  • Good at developing relationships with lawyers and staff at all levels.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills and ability to communicate effectively;
  • Able to learn new IT systems quickly; familiar with searching databases and searching conventions.
  • Highly competent user of Microsoft desktop productivity tools, MS Excel is a must.

Location
  • Commutable distance from Warsaw (hybrid model with min. 2 days per week at the office)

Key Benefits

Joining Team Linklaters will see you qualify for a range of benefits designed to reward the vital contribution you'll be making to our success. These include:
  • Private medical care
  • Free in-house fitness centre
  • Life insurance
  • Worldwide travel insurance for business and non-business travel
  • Benefit Multisport club card or subsidised travel card
  • Wide range of training opportunities

What sets us apart

At Linklaters Service Delivery Centre Warsaw
  • We offer a truly global work experience and the opportunity to be involved in strategic projects that drive innovation and shape the future of our business
  • We belong to a firm that embodies its corporate social, environment and governance responsibility commitments
  • We celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion so our people can bring themselves to work
  • We advocate speak-up culture to empower our people in sharing their voices and an open-door policy to ensure they are listened to
  • We invest in custom-fit career paths for our people in line with their talents and aspirations
  • We provide agile working solutions to meet the changing needs of our people and our business
  • We are committed to people first relationships based on mutual trust, respect and appreciation
  • We support the health and wellbeing of our people, providing a safe space to talk about emotions and mental health with access to expert advice as needed
  • We invest in developing leaders of the future who demonstrate emotional intelligence and a passion to discover, coach and develop the talents of others

Technical Skills:

Analytical Thinking, English Language

This list of duties and responsibilities above is not exhaustive. It is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job. As such, the role may also include the undertaking of additional tasks as required.

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