Risk Paralegal - 3 months FTC

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • City of London, London, UK
  • 06 Mar, 2019
Fixed Term Contract Paralegal

Job Description


  • Liaise with the firm's New Business Intake team to obtain current HSF client retainer documentation and upload to the terms database
  • Analyse that retainer documentation for prescribed key terms and categorise those key terms in the terms database. (This will involve a legal analyses.)
  • Liaise with the risk lawyers in GC&R on difficult points of contractual interpretation to ensure terms are captured correctly
The role will be based in both Exchange House (Liverpool Street) and Canary Wharf.


General Counsel & Risk


General counsel and risk is a multi-disciplinary legal and analytical team. It consists of an internal legal services team, risk and compliance lawyers, internal audit, information security, enterprise risk and new business intake. These disciplines work together globally to ensure that we fulfil all our governance, contractual regulatory and compliance obligations. The general counsel and risk team also advises on the firm's risk profile and risk-based decisions.

The team also supports the executive and governance boards, manages the firm’s insurance matters and has responsibility for implementing the firm's client and matter selection strategy.

It advises our partners and lawyers to ensure that Herbert Smith Freehills remains a highly trusted advisor in a constantly changing world, and works with our Business Services professionals in managing risk on behalf of the firm and enabling high quality strategic and risk-based decisions to be made.


Private Practice


Very Competitive