Legal Assistant

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by Leaders Quest

Ham, Somerset United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Legal Assistant

About Leaders' Quest: Our mission is to equip leaders and their teams to meet the demands of the 21st century. We see business as a force for good in creating more equitable, sustainable world.

We've led 200+ experiential programmes (Quests) around the globe for senior leaders from all walks of life. Our global community is a network of 9,000+ people, generating new ideas, partnerships and collaborations.

Our clients include a top search engine, major Hong Kong global bank, leading German luxury car company, Big Four audit firm, major investment bank and #1 global mobile phone company.

Through our Quest Fellowship programme, we've empowered more than 900 grassroots leaders (predominantly in India) to drive positive change in their own communities. Collectively, our fellows have made a difference to more than 1.5 million lives.

The opportunity: We are looking for a Legal Assistant to support our Director, Legal and Risk and be part of our Operations Team. You will also work closely with staff in our offices in Mumbai and New York.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to work for a small but global organisation with a big impact. We are a diverse and tightly-knit group of colleagues who value collaboration and innovation.

Our culture is open, progressive, entrepreneurial and mission-driven. Our ideal candidate will be intellectually curious, and a strong individual contributor who gets things done at a high standard.

Main responsibilities
* Client invoicing. Liaise with the Accounts team to ensure all invoicing paperwork is complete and in line with client contracts
* Risk management. Work beside the Programmes team to ensure that they are aware of the risks associated with each programme, and have appropriate mitigation plans in place.
* Supplier contracts. Conduct a legal review of supplier contracts to ensure appropriate T&C and necessary documentation in place, eg NDAs.
* Provide legal support on statutory submissions: Charities Commission, Companies House and other agencies.
* Manage legal documentation and correspondence, in strict confidence.
* Day-to-day PA and legal secretarial tasks such as preparing, typing and amending legal documents.
* Other duties in support of our Director, Legal and Risk

Key skills and characteristics required
* Legal secretarial experience, including creating, managing and formatting legal documents.
* Efficient working style, with strong writing skills and ability to co-write effectively with others.
* A good eye for detail, grammar, format and design, while maintaining high standards.
* Intellectual curiosity, plus the ability to understand the complexity of the sectors in which we work (including how different parts of society operate together).
* Strong desire to learn and share learning with others.
* Self-motivated.
* Strong LQ culture fit: active listener, energetic, altruistic, with a global mindset.

Part-time position, currently based in Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey.

Competitive salary, based on experience.

Closing date: Friday 18 January 2019.

Reference: 619568073

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