Paralegal

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 victoria@aysearch.com or 07971666134. 

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