Legal Associate

REF: 897882_1549633569

08/02/2019
  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Location: Greater Belfast

MCS Group is delighted to bring a Legal Associate role to the market within a leading global Financial Services company. The company are a staple within the community, known for their great work/life balance and enjoyable work environment.

About the Company:

With over a quarter of a million employees worldwide, the company are renowned across NI for their enjoyable work environment and boast a great pool of talent across the country. The company offer market leading qualifications and training in a range of different specialisms, allowing you to broaden your knowledge across multiple sectors. This allows staff, especially Graduates, the chance to develop their skill-set and enter the market at a real point of strength of knowledge. With continuous training and development, there are always paths for progression within the company and developing further is always in their best interest.
The company boasts a range of social events, helping their staff to build lasting relationships across the business.

About the Role:

You will be working within a team of document handlers, working on data-led contracts with a range of Global clients such as Global Investment Banks, down to Small-Medium Enterprises.
You will engage in:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiation a range of trading contracts and agreements
  • Get great exposure to the likes of ISDA Master Agreements
  • Help the firm ensure Compliance across the board

About You:

A strong interest in contracts and financial services would serve you well in this role, and any candidates who achieved particularly well in these areas whilst studying or interning should make this known as this will really make your application stand out.
Having a great commercial awareness, not only within Legal and Compliance, but with the market as a whole and an interest in the Financial and Investment world around you would benefit you in this role, as a keen business interest in the clients goes a long way.

The nitty-gritty:

  • Excellent academic background - ideally an LLB or LLM, Post Grad legal training would be beneficial
  • An organised individual with the ability to build positive client relationships
  • Experience of working in a professional office environment
  • Language skills would be an advantage

What you'll get in return:
The role offers a highly competitive package within the Belfast market, and offers exposure to working with major companies, legal firms and businesses across the United Kingdom and beyond.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact Catherine Rushe, Recruitment Specialist at MCS Group on 028 9023 5456 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.
If this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit www.mcsgroup.jobs to view a wide selection of our current jobs or call us on 028 9023 5456.

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence.