Simmons & Simmons LLP

Simmons & Simmons is a world class international law firm in tune with the business world

Time and time again businesses across the world bring us their toughest commercial challenges. They call on Simmons & Simmons for our international reach and our expert legal advice. Our clients rely on our ability to align to their requirements: we invest time and effort into their businesses and the worlds in which they operate.

An international law firm with a sector focus

From our offices in major business and financial centres throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we view the world through the lens of our key sectors: asset management and investment funds, financial institutions, healthcare and life sciences, and technology, media and telecommunications (TMT). We also focus on the Energy & Infrastructure markets, in particular through our international projects and construction teams.

For our clients this means they benefit from a law firm fully focused on their sector, wholly understanding of the challenges that they face and completely tuned in to their needs.

Over the decades we have been careful to build our international presence using a combination of local lawyers with demonstrable local knowledge and fully integrated teams acting together at a global level.

Simmons & Simmons LLP Bristol, UK
07 Feb, 2019
Fixed Term Contract
Main duties and responsibilities: Providing general administrative support to fee-earners including drafting, reviewing and proof-reading legal documents Developing knowledge of data protection law and drafting responses to requests for advice from clients Coordinating advice from counsel around the world Analysing, collating and summarising large quantities of information/documentation Managing documents/files in document review/management databases Researching points of law and other factual issues and preparing reports on the same Collating and organising bibles of documents Education / qualifications / experience: Law graduate with a first or upper second class degree or equivalent. Commercial contract/ICT/data protection experience highly desirable. General skills: It is expected that the candidate will have a highly organised and methodical approach to the role as well as confidence with IT systems. Attention to detail and the confidence to work independently as well as in a team Highly motivated and commercially astute Excellent communication and organisational skills The ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy Self-motivated, hardworking, reliable and works well under pressure
Simmons & Simmons LLP Bristol, UK
07 Feb, 2019
Permanent
Main duties and responsibilities: Working closely with fee earners in the Structured Finance & Derivatives groups in the UK and globally to provide assistance with listings including drafting, reviewing and proof-reading legal documents. Working closely and developing relationships with stakeholders in the prospectus approval and listing process including listing agents, national regulators and stock exchanges. Assisting with the promotion and marketing of the Simmons & Simmons listing practice. Researching points of law and other factual issues and preparing reports and external know how on the same. Providing general legal support to the Structured Finance & Derivatives group. Person specification: Education / qualifications / experience: Law graduate with a first or upper second class degree or equivalent Completion of LPC preferable Minimum 12 months’ paralegal experience would be preferable General skills: It is expected that the candidate will have a highly organised and methodical approach to the role as well as confidence with IT systems. Attention to detail and the confidence to work independently as well as in a team Highly motivated and commercially astute Excellent communication and organisational skills The ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy Self-motivated, hardworking, reliable and works well under pressure Willingness to learn and develop area of specialist knowledge Confident and enthusiastic manner Self-motivated and highly proactive