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Senior Paralegal

Business and Financial Operations


Full Time


Depew, New York, United States

Job description

At HSBC, the health and well-being of our employees remains of utmost importance. Many of our roles are permitted to work from home (in states in which HSBC is licensed to operate) until further notice. Upon resumption of normal operations, this role may be performed at our Depew, New York office.

This position will be part of a team that provides litigation-related advice, guidance, and support to HSBC North America Holdings Inc.’s operating subsidiaries in the United States. The Senior Paralegal will primarily be responsible for all managing all aspects of the administration of legal holds involving the company; including the ability to work cross-functionally with the Data Office, the Information Lifecycle Team and other business unites to ensure the proper identification and preservation of data relevant to the bank’s preservation obligations. direct outside counsel in the defense (and, occasionally, prosecution) of claims involving the company. This position will be located in Buffalo, NY, but is potentially hybrid and/or remote.

About Us

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories. We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfill their hopes and realize their ambitions.

You will be responsible for:

  • Understanding of substantive legal concepts, court practices and procedures, legal research and documents, and terminology.
  • Knowledge and experience of all aspects of the administration of legal holds, preservation notices including the drafting, service, acknowledgment and release
  • Knowledge and experience of record retention policies and information lifecycle management including the risks associated with spoliation and the over retention of data, and liason with ILM function and key business stakeholders on record keeping practices.
  • Liaison with ILM function and other key business stakeholders on
  • Ability to assist in the management of all aspects of the eDiscovery regulatory investigation and litigation lifecycle including data identification, preservation, collection, review, production and timely resolution, including the ability to learn the operation of business specific electronic data stores for preservation and to lead potential collection