Dentons UK and Middle East LLP

Challenging the status quo to serve clients better

Driven to provide clients a competitive edge, and connected to the communities where its clients want to do business, Dentons knows that understanding local cultures is crucial to successfully completing a deal, resolving a dispute or solving a business challenge.

Now the world's largest law firm, Dentons' global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size in 175 locations serving 79 countries.

Dentons UK and Middle East LLP Glasgow, UK
10 Feb, 2019
Permanent
The department Banking and finance is at the heart of every economy, providing the means to help businesses expand and investors grow. Dentons’ Banking and Finance team operates at the industry’s forefront, working with innovative finance products across the world. Our integrated global team of Banking and Finance lawyers and professionals offers an expansive breadth of insight, helping our clients to structure and document transactions that help to provide financing to virtually every industry. Since Dentons represents both finance providers and users, our clients benefit from counsel that understands the needs and wants of each party. Whether it is a domestic bank in Hong Kong, a government development bank in Moscow, or banks in several other locations, our team understands our clients. Dentons’ extensive, deep sector-specific experience also ensures they are working with a team that’s fluent in our client's language and understands the local market. In fact, emerging jurisdictions often engage Dentons to assist in the development of banking and finance legislative frameworks. Purpose of role To deliver outstanding secretarial support to partners and fee-earners, displaying a strong focus on exceptional client service. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about delivering a professional secretarial service of the highest quality. Responsibilities Proactive diary management Creating/amending documents and letters Digital dictation Organising meetings, travel arrangements, lunches and conference calls Collating billing guides, drafting narratives and covering letters to clients Time recording Updating/adding contacts to InterAction Processing expense claims Photocopying and filing Required experience, skills and attributes Fast, accurate typing Ability to turn around large documents at speed Proficient in using InterAction and Microsoft Office suite of applications Ability to prioritise and organise Effective communicator Strong attention to detail Ability to use own initiative and remain calm under pressure Sound team player Confident and professional telephone manner Pro-active and "can do" attitude Special requirements of the role Willingness to work beyond core business hours to meet clients' expectations. Language capabilities We are a truly global law firm and as such, always welcome hearing from those with foreign language capabilities.
Dentons UK and Middle East LLP City of London, London, UK
08 Feb, 2019
Permanent
The department Dentons has an exciting new opportunity for a well organised, enthusiastic Analyst who is looking for the chance to launch a career in the Legal Project Management profession and play a part in supporting a dynamic, fast-paced global law firm. The legal services market is experiencing a period of significant change. Driven by growing expectations, new technology and an evolving competitor market place. Our clients are increasingly looking for new approaches to satisfy the needs of their legal challenges. The Dentons Legal Project Management Team is growing and we have an opportunity for a Legal Project Analyst to join our London based Legal Project Management Team. Purpose of role You will work closely with the Legal Project Managers to support them in managing and co-ordinating the delivery of legal work to solve client's complex legal challenges. Our goal is to focus on all aspects of delivery, process improvement and innovation, providing clients with an exceptional level of service throughout the full matter lifecycle. We are looking for high performing candidates from either a legal or professional services consulting background who have experience in delivering complex projects and/or implementing change. Responsibilities •Support Legal Project Managers to manage, co-ordinate and improve efficiency in the delivery of client matters •Gather, compile and analyse data in a logical and efficient manner •Use written communication to clearly and effectively present information, ideas and approaches •Provide Input into producing tracking and progress reports •Draft project documents such as project plans, schedules, milestone and action tracking •Contribute to problem solving by suggesting appropriate ideas for options and recommendations •Deliver appropriately structured deliverables without significant guidance •Provide input for project meetings including agenda, status updates, financials tracking and action •Support internal Legal Project Management initiatives Required experience, skills and attributes •A strong academic record of graduate level •Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio •Strong budgeting and numeracy skills •Ability to work flexibly in a dynamic, fast-paced environment •Highly organised with excellent prioritisation and planning skills •Quick to learn new skills •Willing take on responsibility •Confident communicator with the ability to interact at all levels •Excellent attention to detail Language Capabilities We are a truly global law firm and as such, always welcome hearing from those with foreign language capabilities.
Dentons UK and Middle East LLP City of London, London, UK
08 Feb, 2019
Trainee
Training contracts As part of Dentons, you’ll be given all the responsibility you can handle. You’ll learn on the job by taking a real part in running deals and cases, meeting with real clients and taking your place in the fast-paced and increasingly global world of business. After all, it’s this type of experience that makes great lawyers and prepares you for the daily pressures of your professional career. At Dentons, you’ll get it almost from day one. If commercial law is your ambition, beginning your career with us will help you fulfil it. You’ll be welcomed into a team globally renowned for its expertise. We’ll help you develop your skills and knowledge in an open and supportive environment.