Legal Analyst

#R-00169427
Location
Stamford, United States
Contract
Permanent - Full Time
Brand
NatWest Markets
Job category
Legal - Counsel
Posted
21/04/2022
Closing date for applications: 19/07/2022

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This role is based in the United States and as such all normal working days must be carried out in the United States.

The US Legal & Compliance Department of NatWest Markets is looking for an analyst, interested in the law and the financial services industry, to support the Department’s attorneys and assume significant responsibility for a number of important functions of the Department.  We are looking for a self-directed person with attention to detail, an eagerness to identify and assume responsibilities, and a drive to succeed and grow. 

Responsibilities

  • Support the Department’s attorneys with respect to a number of important activities, including:
    • defending complex litigation and conducting internal investigations;
    • responding to subpoenas;
    • advising regarding employment-related issues and disputes;
    • responding to regulatory exams and inquiries; and
    • supporting the Firm’s activities in the financial markets.
  • Support as needed for other functions within the Department, including compliance, secretariat, and regulatory relations.
  • Assist in the management of the Department’s:
    • third-party vendor management responsibilities;
    • intake and processing of bills;
    • operational risk management responsibilities; and
    • record-keeping responsibilities.
  • Maintain the Firm’s licenses and qualifications; and
  • Support the Department’s attorneys, including the General Counsel directly, on various other legal matters and responsibilities.

Qualifications and Attributes

  • B.A. degree (paralegal training a plus)
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency in basic computer programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
  • Strong interest in law and the financial services industry.
  • Takes ownership of  assignments s and manages them appropriately
  • Customer-service mentality
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Can be entrusted with sensitive and confidential matters

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