1+ months

Legal Associates

PWC
Belfast, Northern Ireland BT2 7
Line of service
Operate
Location
Belfast, Northern Ireland Region UK
Grade
Associate
Specialism
Firmwide - PwC Operate
Industry
Across all Industries
Position type
Full Time
Job ID
47450BR

Job description

PwC’s Operate business delivers large operational and managed service solutions for clients to meet regulatory, risk and compliance challenges. With over 2,000 staff deployed on large implementation and execution programmes. Operate brings together top talent with a distinctive mix of knowledge and skills. We support clients by providing staff augmentation services, delivering large scale operational programmes and managed solutions. We deliver our client work from a range of locations, providing our clients with cost-effective delivery, access to subject matter expertise and operational excellence disciplines for some of the biggest brands worldwide.

About the role

We are looking for legal focused professionals who have experience in legal and/or corporate environment as well as Graduates who want to start their career in professional services.

The specific roles and responsibilities are dependant on skills and experience, and may include;

  • Providing support on various banking projects, including risk, regulation and commercial projects

  • Reviewing and reporting on contracts and other information as part of corporate due diligence exercises

  • Checking legal documentation for quality, consistency and content

  • Completing forms, pro forma documents, company searches and indexing/sending documentation to data rooms/storage

  • Case and documentation review - analysing legal and other documents to identify key facts, anomalies etc, for categorisation

  • Assisting with post completion tasks on legal projects

  • Supporting Customer Service activities

  • Conducting legal and commercial market research

What we are looking for
Essential
  • Minimum 2.1 degree in a legal/compliance subject

  • Self-starter and motivated to succeed

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to apply a logical and analytical approach to work

  • Aptitude for learning new systems and IT applications

Desirable

Previous legal services work experience within a legal and/or paralegal role would advantageous

What is in it for you?

This is a challenging but rewarding role, directly influencing team members to achieve our strategic growth ambitions. You will also be given the opportunity to employ your skills across a broad range of client programmes. We’re also exceptionally passionate about providing you with the necessary skills, experience and training to help you develop both personally and professionally. You’ll therefore be included on our specific training framework, tailored to match your skills, needs and career aspirations. Fully funded by us, you’ll complete externally accredited qualifications that will benefit you in the role you are working in. Our training programme is further enhanced through a variety of softer skills training sessions focusing on your relationships right through to leadership skills.

In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment

  • Our dedicated internal Careers Service.

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package

  • A flexible benefits scheme that can be tailored to suit your (and your family’s) needs. Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC

Where will you be based?

The role will be based in Belfast, however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to work in other locations within the UK and beyond, sometimes at short notice and sometimes over lengthy periods of time. Your desire and ability to do this will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work on projects in other locations will still be considered.


Not the role for you?

Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here: www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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Posted: 2021-03-25 Expires: 2021-05-23

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