Allen & Overy is a leading international legal practice with a truly global presence. We are renowned for the high quality of our banking, corporate, international capital markets and litigation advice, as well as having major strengths in areas such as international IP, employment and benefits, real estate and tax.
Our deals and cases often make headline business news and we work with a large number of the top corporates, financial institutions and governments. With many of our partners acknowledged as leaders in their fields, and with all our people demonstrating the highest levels of professionalism, we have a reputation for delivering excellence in all that we do.
Legal Services Centre
The nature of Allen & Overy’s work is increasingly advanced and multi-jurisdictional. The Legal Services Centre (LSC) plays an increasing role in managing and delivering important elements of major litigation cases and transactions. Lawyers working in the LSC in Belfast apply their knowledge of the law and legal procedures to support Allen & Overy teams around the world.
Strong administrative and organisational skills and a keen attention to detail;
Strong communication skills both formal and informal and willingness to collaborate with others;
Ability to work flexibly, on own initiative and as part of a team;
Showing initiative and having a desire to get the job done;
Ability to adapt with flexibility to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in an environment with shifting priorities, under pressure;
Ability to work as part of a team, both within Belfast and remotely with colleagues from London and elsewhere across a wide range of levels, responsibilities and offices;
Graduate or equivalent, or A Levels with relevant experience
RSA Stage I/II Text or Word Processing (strong typing skills essential)
Excellent Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint skills
To provide a consistently high standard of administrative support to the Legal Professionals and Associates in our Legal Services Centre, ensuring that all tasks are completed in an efficient and timely manner to enable the smooth running of the team's support function. In particular, support with all matters with regard to finance; business development, travel arrangements and preparation of complex and often confidential documents and presentations.
- Head of LSC
- Legal Professionals
- Legal Services Office Lead
- Other support functions; IT, Business Services and BD