Commercial Paralegal - German Speaker

Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
16 Apr 2019
Ref
12294
Sector
Legal
Job Level
Graduate
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Commercial Paralegal - German Speaker
London, City
Competitive Salary Package

An opportunity exists for a Junior Legal Advisor to work for an exciting technology company based in London.


The role would suit a German, UK or dual qualified candidate (LPC or at least first German State Exam), ideally with experience gained in a commercial environment, either private practice or in-house. 

The successful candidate will: possess excellent technical skills and attention to detail; be highly motivated with a strategic and progressive mentality; be dedicated to delivering excellent client service; and embrace working closely with other members of the legal team and wider business.

Commercial Paralegal Roles & Responsibilities:

+ Draft, negotiate and review contracts (including MSAs, sales and supply chain contracts, cross-border agreements, NDAs) in both German and English
+ Verify compliance of sales transactions; review documents to validate immigration, employment, payroll and taxation requirements (both internal and statutory)
+ Legal research and advisory tasks in areas such as contract law, data protection, health & safety and employment & labour leasing
+ Administer and maintain an up-to-date, accurate and accessible contracts database
+ Oversee and maintain company precedents, policies, tender documents, training materials and know-how 

Individual Requirements:

+ Fluent in German and English (essential)
+ Experience in commercial contract negotiation (preferably gained in-house)
+ Commercial acumen – able to balance legal risk with business objectives 
+ Excellent attention to detail
+ Able to work effectively and co-operatively with the team in a busy environment
+ Strong communication skills, including capacity to manage stakeholder expectations
+ Excellent organisational skills, time management skills and the ability to prioritise to meet tight deadlines
+ Knowledge of IT agreements and data protection desirable but not essential
+ Experience in a sales or recruitment environment useful but not essential

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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