Paralegal and Administrative Support

18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you believe the world deserves excellence?

BSI (The British Standards Institution) is the business standards company that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Renowned for its marks of excellence including the consumer recognized BSI Kitemark™, BSI’s influence spans multiple sectors including Aerospace, Automotive, Built Environment, Food, Healthcare and ICT. With over 81,000 clients in 180 countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellence across the globe.

We currently have an exciting opportunity in our Legal department in Chiswick, West London, working as a Paralegal and Administration Assistant.

About the Role:

Your role will be to provide paralegal and administrative support to the BSI Group Legal Department which is a small team responsible for the Group’s worldwide legal affairs, company secretarial services and risk / compliance functions.

The role will include:

  • Contracts and contract management
  • Project management
  • Legal research
  • Corporate and company secretarial work
  • Team admin support

About You:

To be successful in this role you will have a degree in English law (or similar qualification in an analogous jurisdiction) and some experience of working in business services or an office environment.

We are seeking an individual keen to develop and gain further legal experience in a busy in-house department.

You will be highly articulate, eager to learn and build on your existing skills in administrative support and law.

You must have good verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail, be self-motivated and have excellent time management/planning skills with strong MS Office skills including Word and Excel.

Experience in business services or an office environment handling a wide range of service requirements.

Experience of working as a Paralegal or within a legal team a distinct advantage.

An interest in commercial law is beneficial, but not essential.

Possibility of a training contract being offered to the right candidate at a later stage, so LPC is highly desirable.

What we offer:

This role offers a highly competitive starting salary. We are offering 27 days annual leave with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days, company-paid private medical insurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your life-style. Plus, as we’re situated just above Gunnersbury Tube station it makes for a really easy commute, or you can use the free on-site parking if you’d prefer to drive.