Paralegal

Recruiter
Conviviality Retail Plc
Location
Crewe
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Working as part of the Group in-house legal team providing legal support and administrative support on a wide variety of non-contentious and contentious issues including general commercial contract law field within the drinks industry.

  • Assist qualified lawyers and trainees in managing a wide variety of non-contentious and contentious legal issues to an effective resolution including:
    • Build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to deeply understand their legal requirements, providing a quality and timely service.
    • Draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements (including confidentiality agreements, product purchase/sale agreements, collaboration agreements, franchise agreements) across the Group's business, providing legal and commercial recommendations.
    • Support senior members of the legal team with high risk and high value case work.
    • Undertaking legal research.
    • Advise on supply of goods and services, IPR, Data Protection, advertising, Employment, Regulatory requirements, financing, group share option arrangements, mergers and acquisitions, group reorganisations, corporate governance and listed company matters.
    • Support with commercial property portfolio management, rent reviews, new leases and compliance.
    • developing training materials and provide training to internal colleagues.
  • Build and maintain networks both internally and externally keeping abreast of legislative changes, translating into relevant application for the Conviviality Group.
  • Support the definition and manage the provision of MI to inform continuous improvement. Monitor performance and work with senior members of the legal team to define necessary corrective action.
  • Perform general administrative duties including filing, letters and emails.



Required

  • Legal experience (at least 2 years tertiary education) ideally as part of an LLB or other qualifying law degree.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in a Commercial setting
  • Experience in dealing with external customers.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with internal customers at all levels.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experienced influencer and ability to negotiate to an effective resolution
  • Ability to manage and prioritise heavy and variable workload.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to read contracts quickly and determine salient points.
  • Pragmatic and pro-active approach to problem solving with ability to adapt to change

Strong team player, working closely with the other members of the Legal Team.


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