Reporting to the Jersey and Guernsey Corporate Practice Group Heads, to work with the global Knowledge Management Team as Jersey and Guernsey Corporate Professional Support Lawyer.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Undertaking complex legal research and professional and legal technical support;
Developing, drafting and maintaining high-quality precedents, policies and protocols for the Jersey and Guernsey fee earners;
Assisting in the development of a robust intranet-based system
for the delivery of precedents, know-how and policies;
Distributing on a timely basis any emerging case law, legislative or regulatory developments and technical analysis and commentary on same, relating to Jersey and Guernsey;
Providing continuing legal education and training; and
Providing fee earner support on specified client matters, as requested.
Provide depth of experience in practical corporate legal matters and assist the global Knowledge Management team to provide and promote the development of essential knowledge resources which improve the efficiency of fee-
earners and help them to serve their clients effectively; and
Provide peer assistance to senior practice specialists or more junior associates acting as a sounding board or lawyers’ lawyer for discussing technical issues and transactional problems or coaching / mentoring legal trainees.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
Must be a qualified lawyer in England or a common law jurisdiction of 5 years PQE as a corporate lawyer or PSL (or preferably a combination of both) with a solid understanding of Jersey and Guernsey law.
Sound analytical skills and strong technical and transactional knowledge.
Robust legal research skills and familiarity with major legal research products.
Strong project management skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including exceptional drafting skills, and the ability to present persuasively in person and communicate complex ideas in writing.
Proficiency with SharePoint, document automation software and the advanced functions of MS Office an advantage.