In-house Paralegal

Hays Legal
England, Wiltshire, Chippenham
25 Nov 2021
23 Dec 2021
Harriet Chapman
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Your new firm

Our client are currently looking for an In-House Paralegal to join their professional and experienced team; this is an outstanding opportunity to develop your legal experience within a supportive and driven environment. Within this role, you can work mostly remotely with occasional travel to one of our clients offices; most of the team are based in their Wiltshire office therefore any candidates living within a commutable distance of this area are encouraged to apply, however candidates do not have to be located near this area.

Your new role
This role reports directly to the Deputy Head of Commercial Legal and offers excellent exposure to stakeholders across both Legal and Company Secretary workstreams, with opportunities to learn from more senior members of the legal team. You will work on a wide range of responsibilities which include contract management, such as NDA/confidentiality agreements, assisting the business with non-complex contract queries, as well as undertaking legal research and supporting the Company Secretarial team and DPO when required. Working alongside experienced experts, you will be able to develop your legal knowledge and skills.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have previously worked in a law firm or in-house within a commercial setting, have experience within commercial contracts, and will preferably have obtained a law degree. A good understanding of commercial contracts; typical structures and standard terms, and previous experience advising on simple contract queries and managing databases or internal registers would be desirable.
Being team orientated, with excellent organisation skills, and attention to detail as also vital for the success of this role.

What you'll get in return
This is an incredible opportunity to develop your legal career in-house, with the chance to work with and alongside experts. You will also receive a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (in addition to bank holidays), a company pension, as well as a range of other benefits.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position or would like some further details, please contact Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal. If this If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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