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Monitoring Trustee Services - Legal - Post Graduate Trainee - London - September 2024

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London

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  • You must be fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, or German, with a Master's degree in legal studies, strong UCAS points, and interpersonal, analytical, and multitasking skills for this post-grad trainee role in London.
  • You will support project work, conduct legal analysis, draft reports, liaise with clients, analyze compliance issues, and contribute to monitoring trust services.

Graduate Job

LegalLondon

Description

  • The role of a Consultant is to support the team through all aspects of the project lifecycle; from the sales or ‘business development' process, to project planning, information gathering, exploration of relevant compliance issues, conducting financial and/or legal analysis of various types of data and preparation of deliverables including drafting official reports. 
  • You will be also involved in non-client activities such as assisting with internal projects and research initiatives. 
  • We operate a hybrid working model, so as a consultant you will split your time between working from home, visiting the office or client sites when required, with the potential for travel outside of the UK.

Requirements

  • Native or fluent speaker (ability to converse confidently in a business setting) of Portuguese, Spanish or German.
  • On track to achieve or have obtained a Master's degree in a legal, related discipline
  • Obtained a 2.1 or above in a legal degree discipline
  • Minimum of 112 UCAS points. This is based on the new 2017 UCAS Tariff. You can calculate your UCAS points here.
  • Grade B or above in GCSE English Language and Maths.
  • Ability to express concepts with authority and conviction through verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to think creatively, generate innovative ideas and deliver work effectively.
  • Ability to learn quickly about a variety of industries and businesses.
  • Ability to self-direct, analyse, evaluate, and form judgments based on the analysis of relevant data.
  • Ability to work as part of a large multi-disciplinary team, and smaller sub teams dependent on project requirements.
  • Interpersonal skills: the ability to build relationships with others with a foundation of trust and responsibility.
  • Strong analytical skills: the ability to think critically, research and solve problems.
  • Strong financial and business strategy analysis .
  • Ability to multitask and work with tight timelines.
  • Commitment to self-development & learning.
  • Affinity with our values; in particular, respect for individuals, diversity, and integrity.

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities

Legal

Responsibilities

  • During your first year you will:
  • Provide support to managers and supervisors on projects across various client types;
  • Develop a strong understanding of (i) monitoring trustee services, (ii) the monitoring of behavioural and structural remedies and (iii) a variety of industries; and
  • Develop a drafting style in line with the role requirements.
  • During your second year you will:
  • Take more responsibility on projects and begin to assume core roles in project workstreams;
  • Self-review work, ensuring minimal review points are raised by managers;
  • Adopt a more client facing role commensurate to ability; and
  • Increase drafting responsibilities and become involved in more complex financial analysis;
  • Provide guidance to less experienced team members.
  • After two years you will:
  • Increased responsibility for developing service lines and business;
  • Lead project workstreams and drive forward project deliverables;
  • Increased ownership of project deliverables including the development of report conclusions and recommendations; and
  • Demonstrate foundational project management capabilities.
  • As a Consultant the typical daily duties will include:
  • Research information and analyse data as required;
  • Support in the assessment and analysis of general compliance issues and appropriately escalating these within the team;
  • Analysis of specific legal aspects of compliance, or discrete legal issues on an ad hoc basis;
  • Supporting our KYC and client onboarding activities;
  • Drafting official reports, analysis, and presentations on operational strategy, compliance monitoring for submission to global competition authorities;
  • Liaising with external technical experts to produce analysis on compliance across different industries;
  • Collecting and synthesising information from research and business materials (management reports, accounts, contracts) provided by clients;
  • Drafting client-specific conclusions and recommendations based on research and team discussions;
  • Supporting the monitoring of compliance of parties with commitments offered to competition authorities in the UK, EU and globally (North and South America, Asia);
  • Supporting the assessment of potential purchasers of divestment businesses (e.g., review of business plans, sufficiency financial resources and equity investments, independence etc.);
  • Supporting projects involving the monitoring of complex behavioural commitments (e.g., prices, access, bundling etc.);
  • Maintaining professional working relationships with external stakeholders and your colleagues throughout fieldwork and social activities; and
  • Supporting sales and business development processes by assisting in the preparation of proposals and research notes for new work.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

London