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Legal Support Specialist (11 months fixed-term contract)

Job Req ID 24750119 Location(s) Belfast, United Kingdom Job Type On-Site/Resident 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 and knowledge from the classroom to the boardroom!

Whether it is honing your skills or building your network, we know that success cannot come without growth. Our placement programme will equip you with the knowledge and training you need to play a valuable role in our team and establish the necessary skills to build a long-term career.

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

Citi Legal are looking for Legal Technology Analysts to join our talented department of legal professionals in our Belfast Global Legal Office. Citi Legal support Citi international offices in a variety of specialised areas to ensure long-term growth and efficient functioning of the company. As a Legal Technology Analyst, you will be part of a dedicated team of professionals that support Citi and our profitability, stability and growth. Most importantly, you will support a global business with various products and services across multiple geographies.

Introducing new talent helps us stay enthusiastic, navigate change and bring fresh ways of thinking to the organisation. We have designed a placement which enables those who have completed the Law and Computing Masters to gain valuable experience in the emerging world of legal technology and its application in a large global in-house legal department.

What you’ll do

  • Assist with the gathering of business requirements for the implementation/ enhancements required for technology tools in conjunction with subject matter experts
  • Update knowhow and user manuals for each technology tool post each new release
  • Perform user acceptance testing prior to new software releases and collate Legal users feedback
  • Help with the ongoing rollout of each new legal technology tool to other Legal teams (including but not limited to Germany, France, USA, Singapore and Mumbai)
  • Keep abreast of legal and regulatory developments which impact Legal technology tools
  • Partner with colleagues in the other regions in order to ensure global consistency

What we’ll need from you

Strong academic credentials (achieving an undergraduate degree in Law, Computer Science or similar and on track for a Merit or Distinction in the LLM/MSC) with Ulster University. Extensive work experience is not a requirement, but a true passion for the application of technology in the field of legal services is vital.

  • Be capable of thinking logically and be good at problem solving
  • Be comfortable using new software applications
  • Have an interest in systems and processes, and in thinking about how they can be changed and improved
  • Be naturally curious to understand how things work
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Be able to interact well with subject matter experts such as lawyers or technologists and extract relevant information from both
  • Be equipped to communicate clearly and succinctly
  • Have an unquestioned commitment to integrity and ethical decision-making

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 tenureA 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.

This is an 11 months fixed-term contract position.


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Legal Professionals


Time Type:

Full time


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