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Legal Manager

J10112

Tyne and Wear

£30,000

11-03-2019

Permanent

11-04-2019

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Legal/Law Firm

Company Description

Our client is an expanding privately owned technology provider, with a reputation for providing an excellent service and after sales support to its multi-sector national customer base. 

You will be joining a friendly team-based family culture, which places a real emphasis on the delivery of a quality service and working in true partnership with its customers.  

Their North East head office is experiencing a sustained period of growth and expansion, with the immediate requirement to recruit an experienced legal professional with litigation experience.  You will be undertaking a range of legal advisory duties including reviewing, monitoring, and advising on legislation affecting the business. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing themselves and a small team of staff.

Job Specification

The Role

  • Undertaking legal advisory duties, including reviewing, monitoring and advising on legislation affecting the business
  • Assisting in implementing strategies and processes to maintain best practices, including assistance in the preparations for IR35 changes taking effect in April 2020
  • Reviewing contingency and on-boarding planning
  • Taking the lead on pre-conciliation and claims made against the organisation
  • Assisting in any civil matters or complaints where necessary
  • Reviewing current processes and suggesting and implementing changes to improve them
  • Liaising and reporting to Management with regards to clients and accounts
  • Applications are welcome from Solicitors, Barristers, Chartered Legal Executives and Lawyers, with relevant experience working either in house, in private practice or in the public sector.

The Person

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous Legal Secretary experience would be highly suitable. 
  • Outstanding client service approach and client communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and logical reasoning skills
  • Paralegal and litigation experience are essential. 
  • Understanding of up to date legal legislation
  • Strong ICT skills and ability to use Microsoft software
  • Knowledge of substantive law and legal procedure
  • Impeccable organisation and time management skills
  • The ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary teamSound understanding of GDPR 

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