Job Title: Legal Conflicts Analyst
Location: Sheffield City Centre (Hybrid Working)
Salary: £22,500
Contract: Full Time, Permanent

CRA Legal are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

CRA Consulting are recruiting on behalf of a global top 10 law firm. Our client has a renowned international brand with a reputable local presence in Sheffield. Due to growth, we are supporting with the recruiting of three Legal Conflicts Analysts.

Role & Responsibilities:

* Validate and vet the information on the Conflicts Request Form, using search engines and other resources; potentially liaising with fee earners to clarify and obtain more information as appropriate.
* Analyse and interpret at times complex search results from information in the firm’s conflict systems and other internal or external systems in order to ascertain if there could be a conflict of interest.
* Liaise with fee earners (in a clear and concise manner) to highlight or identify any potential conflicts of interest relating to new matters and clients across all practice areas of the firm.
* Escalate any complex / challenging conflict situations to the Conflicts Manager.
* Undertake any additional research required using internal and external resources as necessary.
* Assist in the set-up and maintenance of information barriers using Security Policy Manager.
* Develop current knowledge of the legal/regulatory requirements relevant to the Risk and Compliance Team.
* Assist in continual education of the Firm in conflicts processes and policies raising awareness generally within the firm.
* Potentially providing assistance and cover for the Conflicts Manager and other Risk and Compliance team members as required.
* Other adhoc requests / projects relating to New Business Intake / conflicts processes.

Requirements:

* Ideally you will have a basic knowledge of legal conflicts of interest and the code of conduct for law firms
* Ideally you will be degree educated, however this is not essential
* Excellent administrative and IT skills
* GCSE in Maths & English

Benefits:

* 25 days holiday entitlement + bank holidays
* 5% employer contribution pension scheme
* Life assurance scheme
* Private healthcare insurance
* Health assessments
* Discounted gym membership
* Bonus scheme
* Study assistance
* Discretionary study assistance

If this Paralegal vacancy is of interest, please submit your CV through the apply button. For further information, or if you have any questions prior to submitting your CV, please contact Rhys Spencer at CRA Consulting.

For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at www.craconsultants.com.

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest.

Job Reference: BBBH14193_1657628861

Salary: Up to £22500.00 per annum

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