Legal Reviewer (Fixed-Term Contract)

Recruiter
Citi
Location
Belfast, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jan 2023
Closes
31 Jan 2023
Ref
18478239
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Overview of Citi
Citi is a world-leading global bank. We have approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. We provide consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. We enable clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

Citi Belfast is one of the largest employers in Northern Ireland with a diverse and talented team of over 3000 people from over 40 different nationalities across our four Belfast offices.

We are the only global investment bank operating in Northern Ireland. Every day, our local experts interact with global teams in over 100 countries developing and supporting next-generation technology solutions for the enterprise and delivering critical services to the bank and its customers, to make sure we are a stronger and safer organization for our clients.
You will have a truly global reach, which will provide you with new experiences and development opportunities right here in Belfast's iconic Titanic Quarter.

Team/Function Overview
Citi's Legal Department in Belfast is a team of approximately 170 staff, covering a range of products and services across Citi's Europe Middle East and Africa region (known as "EMEA"). The Belfast Legal Department provides a range of services, support and advice to many business areas with a particular focus on Citi's Institutional Client Group; incorporating transaction negotiation, master agreement negotiation, and oversight of compliance and regulatory requirements.

Role / Position Overview
The Legal Reviewer is a developing professional role. The role will involve close liaison with internal legal team in connection with the review of legal agreements in the relevant business area and accurately reporting extracted clauses. It may also involve assisting the team with basic negotiations of Amendment Agreements and associated administrative work with respect to execution and storage of Agreements. A good understanding is required of how the team interacts with others in accomplishing the objectives of the area. Limited but direct impact on the business through the quality of the tasks/services provided. Impact of the job holder is restricted to own team.

Development Value
The role holder will develop their communication skills, learn to conduct legal reviews, draft documentation and emails, learn effective general administration skills and develop a working knowledge of industry practices and standards within the legal field as well as Markets and Derivatives . They will also be exposed to various different legal technology systems used within the department.

Knowledge/Experience
  • New graduate/entry level relevant experience in administration and/or legal review
  • Experience working in corporate legal department, law firm, financial services, consulting, technology firm or related industry preferred but not essential
  • Knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry
Skills
  • Must have effective organizational skills, attention to detail, exceptional verbal communication and listening skills
  • Good ability with Microsoft Excel
Qualifications
  • New degree level graduate or entry level relevant experience
Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Competencies
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Team working
  • Time management
  • Analysis/ problem solving
What we Offer
We work hard to have a positive financial and social impact on the communities we serve. In turn, we put our employees first and provide the best-in-class benefits they need to be well, live well and save well.
We'll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decisions, and allow you to choose which benefits suit you and your personal life best.

Visit our Global Benefits page to learn more.

Highlights to our core benefits include:
  • Award winning pension
  • On-site health services
  • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 Days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure
Citi Belfast also champions diversity within our workforce, which helps us be well and live well together. We have over 40 different nationalities in our Northern Ireland offices, are a vocal supporter of LGBTQ+ rights, and are proud to have 47% of our leadership team made up of individuals who identify as women.

We encourage and lead inclusivity through our Pride, Disability, Multicultural, Families Matter, and Women affinity networks that are run by and for, Citi Belfast colleagues; providing them with the support they need in their personal and professional journeys and supplying them with the tools to help educate colleagues on all things related to each network to help us work better together.

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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi .

View the " EEO is the Law " poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement .
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