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I am currently available for work
Serial No: 14023

List top 5 skills: assistant, communication, corporate, corporate governance, legal, organisation, research
Short Bio:

Enthusiastic, efficient and professional, I am able to quickly and easily adapt to whichever environment I am in to produce results for whichever task I am given. As a law graduate, I am a natural problem solver, who will go to lengths to successfully complete tasks and solve problems within time limits. Until recently I was working as an assistant to the Senior Partner at a city law firm, which involved a high level of responsibility undertaking daily duties and tasks as required.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Banking Insurance and Financial Services, Admin and Clerical

Spoken languages: 

english, french

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Algeria, France, greece, Ireland, Italy



Education And Qualifications
LLM (International Business Law) (2014 – 2015 (expected)
BPP Law School, 70 Red Lion St, London, WC1R 4NY

LLB Law (Hons) (2010 – 2013)
The University of Reading, Shinfield Road, Berkshire RG6 6UR

A-Levels: A2 English, French and History (A*BB) AS Politics (B) ( 2008 – 2010)
Wanstead High School, Redbridge Lane West, London E11 2JZ

GCSEs: 11 A*-C including English (A*) and Maths (B) (2003-2008)
Sarah Bonnell School, Deanery Road, London E15 4LP

Experience
Christofi Law, Legal Assistant (06/14 – 08-14)
14-15 Temple Chambers
3-7, Temple Avenue,
London
EC4Y 0D
 Acted as the principal support for a Senior Partner

 Responsible for carrying out a range of tasks as required daily, including management of Partner’s diary

 Handled communications with clients and regulatory bodies, including both incoming and outgoing calls, emails and letters.

 Completed documentation filing, drafting and collation of formal documentation for meetings and events

 Responsible for creating and sending client invoices and breakdowns. Assisted at trials, taking minutes and notes.

Fasken Martineau, Intern (03/14 – 04/14)
17 Hanover Square, London W1S 1HU
 Sat in the litigation department, assisting trainees, associates and partners in various departments

 Dealt with communications with companies house and clients, sat in meetings with clients regarding new and ongoing projects

 Created draft legal documents, emails to clients, and project bibles

 Carried out legal research into various areas of law

 Gave independent presentation to number of colleagues

Thomas Miller, Legal Intern (06/13 – 06/13)
90 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4ST
 Performed in the Legal department, working with Bar Mutual (the compulsory professional indemnity insurance for UK barristers) and leading ATE insurance broker The Judge

 Liasied and networked with associates and directors from all parts of the Thomas Miller group, including UK P&I, ITIC and Claims Management

 Assisted in meetings with clients and solicitors negotiating a pre-litigation case

 Involved in conducting training given to law firms on litigation funding

 Oversaw preparation for, and assisted in co-ordination of debate event between legal professionals on international arbitration (which was attended by a number of reputable law firms and barristers chambers)

Norton Rose Fulbright Intern (06/13 – 06/13)
3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ
 Assisted in the corporate department with a senior partner, involved in a number of international commercial deals and transactions

 Assessed draft pitch presentations, and proof-read sale and purchase agreements

 Executed a number of legal research tasks

 Served in conference calls with overseas offices and clients

 Interacted in a number of training sessions regarding compliance, financial matters, and document drafting requirements

 Engaged in creating new draft company articles for a foreign-based client

Boyes Turner LLP, Intern (07/12 – 07/12)
Abbots House, Reading RG1 3BD
 Assisted in various departments carrying out a number of legal research tasks

 Drafted formal documents including client letters and reports

 Attended company meetings and a training conference on corporate risk

 Participated in conference calls with firm partners and clients

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) Social Policy Administrator (08/11 – 09/11)
1 Cranbrook Road, Essex IG1 4DU
 Responsible for reviewing client cases to identify social policy issues based on case patterns

 Liaised with CAB Head Office to promote areas of concern on which action should be taken

 Researched applicable legal solutions for individual client problems

Sojitz Corporation, Legal Intern (07/11 – 07/11)
10 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6EQ
 Examined and corrected draft contractual agreements for commercial transactions

 Advised during review of the company’s new anti-corruption policies, including new policies to comply with the Bribery Act 2010

 Addressed department members on the application of the company’s standard terms and conditions in different jurisdictions, giving a presentation on the matter

AIESEC, Business Development Representative (11/10 – 06/11)
Shinfield Road, Berkshire RG6 6UR
 Networked with local businesses to promote the organisation concept and initiate liaisons

 Worked in a team holding weekly meetings to create and develop an efficient project strategy

 Communicated with companies via phone, email and in meetings to build and formalize relations

House of Commons, Intern (10/09 – 10/09)
London SW1A 0AA
 Supported the Shadow Housing & Local Government Minister of Parliament

 Responsible for communicating responses to constituent inquiries

 Consulted parliamentary documents to inspect and edit draft communications