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Analyst In Central Legal Team

Company: Eversheds Sutherland    Location: Leeds
The individual will report to the team leader of the Central Legal Team, who will provide support and co-ordinate the training required for the role. With the support provided the individual will be expected to take ownership of their workload and fully support the department/team’s objectives.

You will be expected to deliver work to a very high standard and in a timely and professional manner and when necessary escalating issues to your Team Leader/product champion.

• Working non-complex legal work with a consistently high level of accuracy.
• Analytical thinking and problem solving.
• Flexible approach to working hours as and when work demands dictate.
• Producing consistent high quality work
Skills and experience: • Basic essential skill-set required, but not limited to;
• Excellent attention to detail, particularly around typing skills and accuracy reviewing documents
• Experience of working in a high volume environment to set deadlines
• Excellent spelling, punctuation and grammar
• Strong problem solving abilities, with minimal day to day line manager support.
• Able to identify & escalate potential issues immediately providing recommendations for solution(s) to line manager.
• Ability to demonstrate and prove his/her capabilities in driving business and team/work-stream SLAs on a daily/weekly basis.
• Identify and take ownership of work that sits outside of the BAU norm.
• Extremely strong Customer Service skills (evidenced in interview) and able to drive this attitude/behaviour within a team.
• Has experience of providing support and day to day ownership of incoming work.
• Able to demonstrate customer service and administration experience.
• Experience of working within a legal environment is desirable.
Key competencies: The job holder must have the capability to communicate effectively to develop effective working relationships with supplier’s internal/external stakeholders.

They must also be able to demonstrate the following essential competencies:

• Ability to work on own initiative without close supervision
• Able to cope with change
• Adaptive and flexible to meet business/team demands
• Manage and prioritise a demanding an varying workload
• Commitment to team goals and personal development
• Capable of establishing good working relationships with colleagues and both internal and external clients
• Lateral thinker with ability to seek improvements to existing practices for the good of the business
• Demonstrates a positive attitude to work and a good work ethic

We´re a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we´ve built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. At Eversheds, we believe that innovation comes from a culture of genuine equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post.

Eversheds endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Eversheds operates within a preferred supplier list.
Salary range: Competitive