Legal Associate

Recruiter
Blue Motor Finance
Location
Sevenoaks, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1210081275
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal Associate
This role is part of the Compliance Team and involves the monitoring and control of the activities of the business, its business partners and introducers.
Reporting to the Legal Counsel.
Attention to detail and accuracy at all times is a prerequisite as well as ensuring that the Company's processes and procedures are followed. The role would involve development and improvement of the Company's quality framework and promotion of adherence to all legal, regulatory and Company standards
Key aspects of the role in:
* Conduct of a full caseload of litigated claims
* Contract drafting and review
* Legal opinion to the business on varied issues
* Assist the Legal Counsel on legal matters and initiatives of the Department as required
Qualifications
- Good educational background with proficiency demonstrable in Maths and English
- Computer Literate, including MS office products and Email
Experience
* Minimum of 2 years legal experience including litigation. Defendant litigation experience would be ideal.
* However, candidates with a Claimant background will also be considered
* Experience in drafting and reviewing commercial contracts
* Experience in working in a team and in an office environment
* Experience in working with documented processes and procedures
* Excellent verbal and written communication
Interpersonal
Essential
* Ability to manage a full caseload and take responsibility for its successful outcome
* Ability to liaise effectively with managers of the business and external parties
* Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
* Accuracy and attention to detail
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Adaptable and flexible
Required
- Excellent planning and organisational skills
- Enthusiastic 'can do' attitude
- Professional and well presented
- Customer focused approach
Benefits:
* Continuous support and ongoing training
* Excellent progression and career development within the company
* Support for courses and personal development
* 25 days holidays + bank holidays and a day off for your birthday
* Subsidised gym membership
* Private medical insurance after probation
* Life insurance
* Childcare Vouchers
* Cycle to work scheme
* Technology Loan Scheme
* You will need to drive due to rural location. Car parking available

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