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Conflicts Analyst - Leeds - £25,000-£40,000

Posted 24 January by Career Legal Ended

Are you interested in working in one of the top law firms? Do you want to be involved in exceptional legal expertise, deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking?

A leading law firm is looking to hire a Conflicts Analyst in their Leeds office!

Key Responsibilities

In this role, the candidate will have the following responsibilities

• Perform conflict checks against the firm's client matter database and undertake false positive reduction analysis
• Handle administrative tasks linked to the client and matter opening process.
• Be familiar and keep up to date with the firm’s relevant processes, policies and procedures.
• Advise secretaries, fee earners and partners on best practice in relation to client matter opening procedures.
• Work with Accounts, Cashiers, Marketing and Business Development, Financial Systems and IT departments.
• Carry out ad hoc tasks and projects which may arise within the team to implement and develop risk led initiatives.
• Contribute positively to the progression of the team by supporting improvements to systems and procedures

Candidate Requirements

Candidates for this role must have conflicts experience in a law firm.

They must also be able to demonstrate the following key skills and attributes:

• Good communicator and team player.
• Attention to detail - someone who is able to spot inadequate or inaccurate information and approach internal clients for further documentation and clarification on matters.
• A confident yet diplomatic manner - someone adept at explaining the rationale for our client due diligence procedures, engagement letters and billing the beneficiary of our advice.
• Ability and enthusiasm to handle complex workflow by prioritising work effectively and identifying level of detail needed for each task.
• Excellent command of written/spoken English, and the ability to tailor style as appropriate whilst maintaining a professional manner at all times. Ability to communicate with non-native English speakers is essential.
• Willingness to learn and develop as the role itself develops. A self-starter who shows readiness to ask questions and verify information.
• Conscientious and methodical approach and the ability to analyse.
• Good organisational skills and the ability to work methodically and accurately. Experience in completing longer tasks or projects is preferable.
• Excellent persuasion and reasoning skills, and the ability to recognise when to escalate an issue and to whom.
• Essential applications experience: Word and Outlook.

This is a great opportunity and will move very quickly, so apply now!

Reference: 34309429

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