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As legal recruitment experts, we recognise the importance of legal officer jobs and the value they bring to various businesses. Your role as a legal officer will see you manage all legal situations within a company. From internal legal issues to external threats, you play a crucial part in maintaining the organisation's reputation and compliance standards to ensure the business reverts from legal challenges.  

You will support overseeing the legal department within the business by liaising with the executive-level talent within an organisation, often including the chief legal officer. Working in industries like the financial services space, you could find yourself working for major corporations, law firms, charities, government institutions and private organisations that require the support of legal officers. With fantastic career potential and unlimited opportunities, it's no surprise that legal officer jobs are sought-after.  

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At JCW, our specialist legal officer recruiters have a deep knowledge of the niche role within the legal recruitment space. Our people have access to an extensive array of legal officer jobs to help you achieve your career goals and objectives. 

We will dedicate our efforts to getting to know you and the type of role you're looking for, be it a contract, permanent, in-office or remote legal officer role. Once we've established your desired role, we will tap into our connections to uncover the position that matches your specific requirements. With JCW by your side, we will help you secure your next legal officer job.

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Legal officer duties and responsibilities

Various responsibilities accompany legal officer jobs. From offering legal advice and conducting legal research to managing staff and reducing the risk of potential legal issues and threats to the business. Here are some of the main legal officer duties and responsibilities you can expect to be accountable for.

  • Provide expert legal advice to the legal department and wider business
  • Advise higher-ups on the implications of key business decisions
  • Carry out legal research to stay updated with the regulations and laws relevant to the business
  • Identify potential legal issues and plan strategies to protect the company from them
  • Support with the processing of legal documents, including contracts and client deals
  • Liaise and manage the likes of insurance assessors, attorneys and claim adjusters during a legal matter 
  • Ensure the company adheres to the required rules and regulations and remains compliant
  • Handle confidential information with integrity 

Legal officer skills and qualifications

A candidate seeking to pursue a career as a legal officer should have a range of skills and qualifications. We've listed some of the main legal officer skills and qualifications to show you what a successful candidate looks like.

  • Excellent knowledge of the legal sector
  • Ability to conduct thorough research
  • A solid problem-solver with an analytical and strategic mind
  • Fantastic written and verbal communication skills
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Great time management and organisation skills
  • A good commercial awareness
  • Prefered degree in law or a related field

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By partnering with JCW to help with your next legal officer job search, you can expect to be treated like an individual, not a number. We take this approach because we believe no two people and no two candidates are the same. Discover our candidate commitment - our commitment to your career.

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