Business Support Manager, Legal (Paralegal)

London, England, United Kingdom

Working within a leading UK Retail Banking Corporation that has seen year or year growth and an established growth plan this is an excellent opportunity to gain fantastic skills and experience that will provide both internal and external career opportunities.

Role:

  • Deliver comprehensive support to the General Counsel and Legal function
  • Provide advice and guidance to Legal Risk Management using relevant policy frameworks while assisting with the Business Continuity and Control Monitoring Plan / Testing
  • Monitor and support a range of legal policies & processes together with governance systems to ensure effective maintenance and coordination while recommending improvements
  • Develop and maintain relationships with 3rd party suppliers / panel law firms ensuring effective communication
  • Manage the Legal team budget, tracking all costs, working closely with Finance & Procurement
  • Organise all secondments from Law firms
  • Maintain internal network and relationships, providing appropriate advice on Risk, Finance and Supplier Management issues
  • Collate and compile reports to present to Legal Leadership Team as requested
  • Respond to wide range of internal queries, tailoring response to specific audience and escalating issues as required
  • Deliver small-scale projects, or assist with defined tasks on larger projects to support business and functional area
  • Assist with recruitment within the Legal team

 

Background:

  • Legal background – minimum completion of Law school and ideally Paralegal experience and / or LPC course
  • Strong communicator (written and verbal) who can easily interact with a wide ranging audience
  • Experience within the Financial Services sector is required