Paralegal

London, United Kingdom

Role

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated paralegal to join our legal team. The individual will be a self-starter and team player. The successful candidate can expect to receive high quality training from a knowledgeable, passionate and committed team, working in a dynamic and fast-paced in environment.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for maintaining the shared legal team mailbox and oversight of internal legal instructions or queries.
  • Responding to enquiries to the shared legal inbox, with supervision.
  • Responsibility for legal document management system.
  • Ownership contract renewal/expiry and ensuring that stakeholders are given notice of the same.
  • Full ownership of signing processes (via DocuSign or otherwise).
  • Drafting and reviewing legal documents (NDAs, complaints responses, basic commercial contracts).
  • Handling complaints and dispute resolution, with supervision.
  • Creating precedent legal documentation, with supervision.
  • Assisting with the preparation and delivery of self-serve and training materials for stakeholders.
  • Conducting and presenting legal and industry research, to include horizon scanning.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders across various business disciplines to implement and improve processes.
  • Implementing retention and purge of data in line with policies.
  • Assisting with company secretarial responsibilities.
  • Ad hoc support for day-to-day legal tasks.
  • Some administrative tasks.

Competencies & Experience:

  • Experience in maintaining a central log of legal instructions, as well as supporting timely internal client service delivery.
  • Established contract management experience.
  • Experience or understanding of working for a regulated business.
  • LLB, GDL or LPC or BVC.
  • Demonstrable ability to work to deadlines and be able to complete tasks under pressure.
  • Demonstrable attention to detail.
  • A highly organised individual with a proven ability to implement processes.
  • Proven ability to adapt to shifting priorities.
  • Excellent written communication and verbal presentation skills.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications.
  • Experience working in-house (may include secondments from any private practice role or work experience).