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Job Description

The Role

We are looking for a pro-active and commercially minded Paralegal to help support the day-to-day legal requirements of our expanding and evolving operations across our industry leading Financial Advisory businesses in the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Caribbean. This is an excellent opportunity to join Teneo’s global financial advisory team (with Quality and Risk Management (“QRM”) team members based across the UK in Edinburgh, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, and London). This role is can be based in any of our UK offices (Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and London) and will report to the QRM Advisory Lead who is based in London.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support engagement teams in the review and agreement of Non-Disclosure Agreements (own template and clients)
  • Support engagement teams in the review and agreement of engagement contracts (standard templates)
  • Support engagement teams in the review and agreement of client master service agreements with support from the Group Legal function
  • Provide general legal and administrative support to the team, including updating and maintaining templates, guidance notes, filing and executing agreements
  • Handle queries and requests from colleagues and third partes
  • Manage KYC requests
  • Support with policies and procedures
  • Develop processes and identify areas for continuous improvement
  • Support the QRM Advisory Lead and the team on ad hoc projects as required

Skills and Experience

  • Must have at least one year’s paralegal experience, previous in- house experience preferred
  • Experience in contracting is required
  • Excellent communication skills and able to deal confidently and positively with enquiries in person, in writing or on calls
  • Strong attention to detail even whilst working under pressure
  • Capable of multitasking and prioritising tasks in accordance with deadlines and workload demands
  • A positive can-do attitude with enthusiasm to take on new tasks and curiosity to learn about new areas
  • Strong organisation, administration and IT (in particular Word/Excel) skills

The Financial Advisory Team at Teneo

Teneo’s global Financial Advisory business advises corporates, creditors and other financial stakeholders in situations of financial stress and distress. No two situations are the same. Our advice and approach is tailored to each situation and each client. At Teneo, we believe such occurrences present new opportunities for our clients. Opportunities to restore value, raise new capital, pivot in a new direction and ultimately, identify certainty amidst chaos. Teneo partners with clients to find viable opportunities that will protect and enhance value and help them to build strategies that will most benefit their business and/or investment goals.

Integrating the disciplines of financial advisory, management consulting, investor relations, strategic communications, government affairs, risk analysis and talent advisory, Teneo’s global Financial Advisory team guides companies and their stakeholders through periods of uncertainty and stress. We help address the challenges a business faces, whether that is targeted performance improvement to Financial Advisory, or delivering a route to recover value, our focus is delivering certainty from uncertainty.

What can we offer you?

  • Market-leading salary
  • 28 days holiday
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Cash benefits allowance
  • Extensive investment in personal development & learning
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave (depending on length of service) and shared parental leave
  • Group Income protection
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work schemes
  • Regular social, cultural and charitable activities

About Teneo

Teneo is the global CEO advisory firm. We partner with our clients globally to do great things for a better future.

Drawing upon our global team and expansive network of senior advisors, we provide advisory services across our five business segments on a stand-alone or fully integrated basis to help our clients solve complex business challenges. Our clients include a significant number of the Fortune 100 and FTSE 100, as well as other corporations, financial institutions, and organizations.

Our full range of advisory services includes strategic communications, investor relations, financial transactions and restructuring, management consulting, physical and cyber risk, organizational design, board and executive search, geopolitics and government affairs, corporate governance, ESG and DE&I.

The firm has more than 1,500 employees located in 40+ offices around the world.

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