• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest
  • YouTube
Job ID9243BR
Job TitleParalegal
Position TypePermanent
Business BrandPF
DepartmentPF Group Legal
LocationBradford
SalaryUp to £25,000 (depending on experience) + Bonus +Benefits
About Us
About Us

Established in 1880, PFG is one of the UK's leading suppliers of personal credit products to the non-standard lending market. We are a FTSE 250 company that provide a portfolio of products designed to meet the particular needs of those who want credit products, however are unable to obtain them through mainstream products and services. The group is made up of Provident Home Credit, Satsuma Loans, Vanquis Bank, Cheque Exchange and Moneybarn.

About the Role
About the Role

In this role you will be working as an integral part of the Legal Team, specifically providing support to the solicitors within the Legal Financial Services Team and the Deputy Company Secretary.

Key Responsibilities
  • Conducting legal or commercial research into a variety of areas including (but not limited to) corporate governance, company law, financial services regulation, consumer credit law, data protection or commercial contracts.
  • Providing advice on, reviewing and drafting commercial contracts.
  • Supporting the Legal Team and Company Secretarial Team in dealing with day to day matters.
  • Preparing bundles of documents, collating information and making enquiries to assist with any financial services or commercial litigation.
  • Drafting documents, letters or processes.
  • Assisting with intellectual property management for a portfolio of trademarks and domain names across the Group.
  • Assisting with creation and use of team processes and systems, in particular management of the Legal Financial Services centralised mailbox and workload prioritisation.
  • Responsibility for the processing of documentation and payments in respect of legal financial services and company secretarial matters.
  • Assisting in the collation of information to assist with trend analysis.
Skills and Experience
About You

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.
  • Strong organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multitask
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Good communicator with excellent English language and comprehension skills.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Maintains a professional attitude.
  • Flexibility with regards to working hours to meet periods of high work intensity and responds well to pressure.
  • Commitment to, and a sense of ownership and responsibility for delivering a first-class service.
  • An enthusiastic, positive attitude and a willingness to learn and adapt.
Desirable
  • Previous experience working as a paralegal or within a legal team.
  • Interest in company secretarial work.
  • Knowledge of financial services sector/ regulatory environment.
Qualifications

Essential
  • Some legal knowledge and an understanding of the law and the legal system.
Desirable
  • Law degree (or similar)
The Benefits
  • 25 days annual leave increasing with service.
  • Discretionary annual profit bonus.
  • Onsite Gym
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant.
  • The potential to secure a training contract.
  • Pension
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion EDI

Provident is one of a select group of forward thinking organisations that have signed up for the National Equality Standard NES. The NES provides a cultural assessment through the lens of diversity. It looks across all 9 protected characteristics set out in the Equality Act 2010 to ensure true inclusion in the workplace. The NES adopts a pragmatic & holistic approach to EDI and achieving it will enable Provident to showcase our business as leaders in this field.
Updated07-12-2018