Supervisor, New Business

White & Case LLP
GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description

Job Description - Supervisor, New Business (240000BE)

Are you ready to make your mark as part of our Conflicts & New Business Team ? Then you’ve come to the right place. At White & Case, we’ll support you, give you responsibility and welcome you as an integral member of our diverse, international team from day one.

White & Case opens more than 13,000 matters every year, or 1 matter per hour, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Playing a key role in assisting Partners and fee earners to identify potential conflicts of interest during new business intake, you will work at the heart of the Firm’s operations and as a trusted advisor to our lawyers.

Working alongside the Manager, this Supervisor will be responsible for the day-to-day management of conflicts and new business workflow, and will therefore be an integral part of the team.

Firm Summary

White & Case is an elite global law firm serving leading companies, financial institutions and governments worldwide. Our long history as an international firm means we are perfectly placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they may be.

With lawyers and staff operating from more than 47 locations, working in virtually every country of the world, we have invested heavily in building a high-quality full-service practice competing at the top of the market. We are distinguished by our on-the-ground presence in the world’s key financial markets and our strengths in handling complex cross-border work.

It’s not just about our global network of offices and shared services centers; it’s the global interconnectedness of the Firm that our people, and our clients, value most. We work well together across geographic and practice boundaries. It’s one of the reasons we attract and retain cross-border work. And why we attract a diverse group of people.

Our lawyers are globally minded, enterprising, collaborative and committed to excellence. Diversity is a core value of our Firm and it has been recognized with numerous awards and top rankings around the world. Our people represent 90 nationalities and speak 80 languages.

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for providing support to Partners in relation to new business intake. This will include:

  • Reviewing and activating matters for new and existing clients including urgent/more complex requests
  • Running AML checks on new clients and reviewing/approving clients and matter name changes
  • Consistently interacting with the General Counsel’s New Business Acceptance Committee, and Senior Partners as part of the opening process

You will also work to aid with projects/activities such as:

  • System upgrades and testing
  • Participating in interviews and providing feedback to management
  • Conducting functional/technical skills training and mentoring of Analysts
  • Monitor workloads and allocate accordingly 

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum three years’ experience in a Conflict’s role at a reasonably sized law firm (required)
  • University or College degree (preferred)
  • Intapp conflicts system knowledge (preferred)
  • AML experience (advantageous)
  • Intellectual curiosity and creativity for problem-solving
  • Proficiency in identifying and mitigating reputational risks, and is proactive
  • Exceptional communication and time management skills, adept at multitasking
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, and is team-oriented
  • Fluency in English (required)

What We Offer

When you join us, you’ll be working directly with partners, business leaders and many other inspiring colleagues across our global network of offices. We live by our values—to be pioneering, united and human—and we believe that you’ll experience them from your first day. We will give you the support and development opportunities that will help you achieve your potential.

We believe that consistent high performance merits reward and support. Our compensation package reflects your calibre as a finance professional, and our benefits are designed to support your changing needs and priorities across different life stages.

About White & Case

We are a global law firm with longstanding offices in the markets that matter today. Our on-the-ground experience, our cross-border integration, and our depth of local, US and English-qualified lawyers help our clients work with confidence in any one market or across many.

Location & Reporting

Based in our London office and reporting into the Global Compliance and New Business Operations Director.

Our standard office hours are 09:30-18:00, with a current requirement for 3 days in the office per week.

We offer a flexible range of benefits, services and programmes designed to help support your lifestyle requirements. Some of the benefits currently available include:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension plan with matched employer contribution up to 7.5%
  • Yearly wellbeing fund
  • Income protection
  • Holiday purchase
  • Life insurance
  • Critical Illness insurance
  • Private GP services
  • Travel insurance
  • Cycle to work

Equal Opportunity Statement

White & Case is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. It is our Firm’s policy to recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law.

If you require assistance and/or accommodation to participate in our application and/or interview process, please email the recruiting contact listed for the relevant position. We are a Disability Confident (Committed) Employer. We will be happy to work with you.

Note to recruitment agencies: Our internal Recruitment team are responsible for all end-to-end lateral recruitment processes. All agencies must sign White & Case terms of business, which are office specific. Candidates submitted by an agency without terms of business agreed with the appropriate office, and/or outside of our online application tracking system, will not be considered a formal introduction.

Any applications and CVs sent directly to White & Case Partners and employees will not be accepted as formal introductions. If you have any questions, please contact the London Recruitment team. 

When engaging with agencies, we are supported by our preferred suppliers.

Primary Location

Primary Location

: United Kingdom-London

Expected Workplace : Hybrid

Job Posting

Job Posting

: Apr 19, 2024, 5:44:58 PM

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