Legal Conflicts Assistant

CRA Consulting
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Legal Conflicts Assistant to join the Sheffield office of an international law firm.
The role is based within the client intake team, focusing on the regulatory requirements and rules surrounding the on take of new instructions. As a Conflicts Assistant your responsibilities will include;
*Reviewing conflict search request information submitted by lawyers in the International Firm, for accuracy and completeness.
*Liaising with lawyers throughout the International Firm in connection with queries arising from conflict search requests.
*Carrying out preliminary conflicts searches in the International Firm's client and matter database and the database containing commercial and sensitive information
*Analysing resulting information for conflicts purposes.
*Identifying the existence of potential conflicts issues and bringing them to the attention of relevant lawyers throughout the International Firm.
*Compiling daily Conflicts Broadcasts.
*Maintaining information held in the International Firm's client and matter and Blue Box databases.
*Working closely with the International Conflicts Response and US Firm's conflicts teams to ensure a prompt and accurate service to lawyers.
*Performing other tasks associated with the role of the team in relation to conflicts checking.
You will be a graduate with a strong analytical background and ideally some good customer service experience and be keen to progress your career with compliance.
This is an excellent opportunity to work within a fantastic company with good career progression.
For further information in relation to this vacancy, please contact Katie Hunt on or apply online.
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