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Legal Assistant at Global Insurance Firm in New York, New York, United States —

  • Legal Support
  • Global Insurance Firm
  • New York, New York, United States
  • 5/22/20

Job ID: 33569

Job Description

Legal Assistant – Midtown, Manhattan

$30/hr - $35/hr

Global investment bank seeks a contract legal assistant to support the documentation team. 6 month assignment. Prior experience in financial services is required.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Update documentation database on a regular basis to reflect changes and new business
  • Prepare and coordinate legal documents for the team – track their dissemination to internal and external stakeholders
  • Work with Documentation negotiators on areas including Basel III, BD Lite netting, monthly CRM high exposures, netting systems and policy evaluation
  • Provide support to negotiators and work on team projects
  • Coordinating the Legal Documentation team’s response to meet a project’s overall goals and timelines.
  • Monitoring, tracking and reporting project progress to the stakeholders
  • Ensuring effective communication within the project and to external stakeholders



  • BA degree and / or Paralegal certification
  • 2+ years of legal assistant experience within a finance firm
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Highly proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  •  Proactive, diligent and responsive
  • Flexible and able to support all levels of staff
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of confidentiality and professionalism


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