Paralegal

Recruiter
Pip Recruitment Limited
Location
London
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Newly Created Paralegal Role - Working In-house - Central London

Your role will be to work as a paralegal, working alongside two Lawyers in this in-house legal team. You will be providing legal and adminstrative support - predominantly to the corporate/commercial team.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Managing contract requests and queries in the shared inbox; assisting Senior Counsel with work allocation and deadlines
  • Liaising with business stakeholders to obtain more information on their requests/queries where appropriate
  • Maintaining and updating library of standard contracts and T&Cs, including drafting new standard documents where appropriate
  • Drafting and review of simpler contracts (including NDAs, services contracts and termination letters)
  • Assisting Senior Counsel and other colleagues with review of more complex contracts
  • Assisting with compilation and maintenance of Contracts Database
  • Researching specific queries and general developments in relevant areas of legislation
  • Liaising with external legal advisers
  • Proof reading and cross referencing
  • Taking notes of meetings and phone calls where requested
  • Assisting Senior Counsel and other Group Legal colleagues with other adhoc administrative tasks as necessary

Suitable Candidates will have the following:

  • Previous relevant work experience as a paralegal (or similar role) in a law firm or large commercial organisation, including significant experience drafting and reviewing contracts
  • A keen interest in law and business, particularly in corporate, commercial and/or contract law
  • Self-sufficient and able to take initiative
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to adapt communication styles as appropriate
  • High level of accuracy and attention to details
  • Excellent research skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with integrity