Paralegal / Contracts Manager - German Speaking

Recruitment Ltd
London, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Paralegal / Contracts Manager - Technology Firm | German Speaking
London, SE1
£30,000 - £45,000 DOE

An opportunity exists for a Paralegal / Contracts Manager to work for an exciting technology company based in London.

The role would suit a UK or German candidate (LPC or at least first German State Bar 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.

Roles and responsibilities:

+ Document review to validate compliance: immigration, employment, payroll and taxation requirements (both internal and statutory)
+ 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
+ Legal research and advisory tasks in areas such as contract law, data protection, health & safety and employment

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

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

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