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Legal Support Lead

Job Req ID 24748300 Location(s) Belfast, United Kingdom Job Type Hybrid Job Category Legal
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Are you looking for a career move that will put you at the heart of a global financial institution? Then bring your skills in analysis, problem solving and communication to Citi’s Legal Team.

By Joining Citi, you will become part of a global organisation whose mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress.

Team/Role Overview

This is an intermediate level role and you will be responsible for providing support to the Citi Legal team in managing the processes and controls related to various governance processes at Citi.  This role requires a pragmatic, proactive professional with thorough understanding of the different Legal Teams within Citi.  The overall objective of this role is to provide support and advise on processes to the global Legal Team, working within an existing team of qualified and non-qualified lawyers. 

What you’ll do

You will be expected to contribute to the team’s management and execution of controls related to the existing governance framework in relation to regulatory netting and collateral legal enforceability. Responsibilities are expected to evolve over time as Citi continues to enhance its risk & control infrastructure, but initial responsibilities are expected to include:

  • Working across different Legal teams supporting various geographies and products to coordinate robust, timely, appropriate engagement by Legal in various risk management committees and governance processes;
  • Managing the execution of ongoing controls and continued monitoring of their effectiveness by relying on a thorough understanding of the applicable laws and regulations;
  • Taking part in the implementation of new and enhanced risk management infrastructure across the global Legal teams supporting various geographies and products and working closely and collaboratively with the global Legal Team (including technology and operations teams) to ensure efficient and effective implementation;
  • Supporting Legal response, contribution and feedback to regulatory, audit and internal risk team investigations on a regular basis; and
  • Providing advice and training/education for Legal management, country and product lawyers on risk & control management related topics, including expectations for participation in various risk governance and oversight processes.

What we’ll need from you

  • Relevant industry experience, preferably with some experience working in an in-house legal role within financial services  
  • Ability to manage complex documentation and data with organisation and detail
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and project management skills, as well as the ability to interact and communicate effectively with Senior Management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office:  Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
  • Knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry

What we can offer you

We work hard to have a positive financial and social impact on the communities we serve. In turn, we put our employees first and provide the best-in-class benefits they need to be well, live well and save well.

By joining Citi Belfast, you will not only be part of a business casual workplace with a hybrid working model (up to 2 days working at home per week), but also receive a competitive base salary (which is annually reviewed), and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits such as: 

  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure
  • A discretional annual performance related bonus 
  • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Pension Plan 
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Special discounts for employees, family, and friends 
  • Access to an array of learning and development resources 

Alongside these benefits Citi is committed to ensuring our workplace is where everyone feels comfortable coming to work as their whole self every day.  We want the best talent around the world to be energized to join us, motivated to stay, and empowered to thrive. 

Sounds like Citi has everything you need? Then apply to discover the true extent of your capabilities.


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Job Family:

Legal Professionals


Time Type:

Full time


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