Legal Associate

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1406059

 Job Description

PwC’s Operate business delivers large operational and managed service solutions for clients to meet regulatory, risk and compliance challenges.

Legal Associate

PwC’s Operate business delivers large operational and managed service solutions for clients to meet regulatory, risk and compliance challenges. With over 1,100 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 graduates who want to start their career in professional services as well as individuals who have gained some relevant legal experience.

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

  • 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

  • Conducting legal and commercial market research

 

Requirements of the Role

Essential

  • Minimum 2.2 degree in a legal subject (candidates with relevant experience and/or qualifications, may also be considered)

  • 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

Preferred

  • Experience in a legal/corporate environment

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.