Paralegal / Junior Legal Counsel - Commercial Contracts

Up to £30,000 plus company benefits
26 Sep 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting for a Paralegal / Junior Legal Counsel to join our UK Legal team to provide support with contract administration. This is an exciting opportunity to gain commercial legal experience whilst developing your skills in reviewing, drafting and amending legal documents.

Who we are:

As a Digital Transformation Partner, we accompany companies into the digital future. Our range of IT solutions includes consulting, implementation, services and the operation of IT systems. Our Customers benefit from our extensive expertise and our innovative portfolio that covers the IT requirements necessary for a successful digital transformation.

Our headquarters are based in Munich and we employ over 3,000 employees worldwide and have offices in Germany, Austria, Belgium, the UK and the U.S.A.

The Paralegal / Junior Legal Counsel - Commercial Contracts Opportunity:

In this role you will report directly to the General Counsel whilst working closely with our in-house Legal Team.

You will be ambitious, driven and actively work towards building your caseload as your experience within the team grows. Given the nature of the role, you will have strong attention to detail to ensure that you are confident drafting and negotiating simple commercial agreements.

Previous Commercial law experience would be beneficial and an ability to organise your own workload despite changing priorities is essential. If you are looking to develop your legal skills within a fast-paced environment, then we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Review and interpret contracts and other legal documents
+ Process documents for signatures
+ Drafting documents using in-house templates
+ Managing contract registers
+ Conduct legal research
+ Amend legal documents as necessary and provide comparisons of changes
+ Tracking outstanding legal items for the team
+ Scanning, filing and organizing documents in electronic/ physical filing system for team members
+ Providing general support on an as-needed basis

Skills & Experience:

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills
+ Ability to be flexible to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
+ High attention to detail, strong organisational skills, and good analytical skills
+ Ability to build effective relationships both internal and external
+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office and working knowledge of Adobe Pro
+ Ability to work both independently and within a team
+ Experience working with DocuSign
+ Law degree or alternative legal qualification including the Legal Practice Course is desirable
+ Previous experience as a paralegal would be advantageous
+ Experience working in a corporate legal setting would be advantageous

Location: Based from our UK Headquarters at Wisborough Green, Billingshurst RH14 (Guildford 30 minutes, Horsham 20 minutes).
Hours: 9.00am to 5.30pm / Monday to Friday. (37.5hrs per week)
Salary: Up to £30,000 depending on experience.
Benefits & Perks: Includes: 25 days annual leave, long service award, life assurance, healthcare cash plan, employee assistance programme, on-line discounts & savings platform, free parking, spot bonus scheme, recruitment bounty scheme, free fruit Monday, dress down Friday, Fundraising, Sports & Social club.

Join us at the forefront.

Put your talent to the test. Make leaps in your field. We are a creative, collaborative place, delivering transformative results with remarkable technology for remarkable clients daily. Working here is challenging, rewarding and exciting. We welcome adaptable, enterprising professionals and invest heavily in their development.

Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Commercial Contracts Intern, Law Graduate, Junior Legal Executive, Corporate Paralegal, Junior Legal Advisor

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

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