Are you a paralegal looking to gain some experience in a global business in the West Midlands where you will have a varied and interesting role in a supportive environment?  Commutable from Birmingham and the West Midlands, Solihull, Coventry, Warwickshire and Leicester areas. 

Arbuthnot Yon are working with a global business which has a large legal team based in the UK.  A new position has been created for a paralegal to join the legal team and undertake a varied role that will see you working closely with experienced lawyers and undertaking a varied role with the following responsibilities:

  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts such as NDA and supply agreements.
  • Assisting with employment litigation including working closely with external counsel.
  • Advising on general litigation and contractual disputes.
  • Managing stakeholders, co-ordinating legal reporting and working collaboratively within a wider team or department.
  • Keeping up-to-date with relevant legal industry standards, news and updates.

This is an excellent opportunity for a bright and enthusiastic paralegal to join a blue chip business and get some excellent experience.   The ideal candidates will have the following experience, qualities and qualification:

  • Educated to degree level with minimum of 2:1 (LPC or BPTC is desirable).
  • 6 months+ experience as a paralegal, within either an in-house or private practice environment.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills with an enthusiastic and proactive approach to their work.
  • Enthusiasm and a desire to learn. 
  • Strong commercial understanding and the ability to adapt to new situations and work environments.
  • High level of professionalism. 
  • A high level of proficiency in MS Word and Outlook.

A temporary role will be offered initially with a view to a permanent role being offered in approximately a 3 month period.  We are therefore keen to hear from paralegals who are available at short notice.

For further information please send your cv to Victoria Moore at Abruthnot Yon or 07971666134. 

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