IN-HOUSE Legal Assistant - Commercial Paralegal

Hays Legal
England, Merseyside, Knowsley
£22000 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits and Training
02 Mar 2018
26 Mar 2018
Navita Rooprai
Full time
Contract type

IN-HOUSE Legal Assistant / Commercial Contracts Paralegal job paying £24k - £30k based in Knowsley

Your new company
Growing organisation with an international presence and head quartered in the North West; easily commutable from Knowsley, Liverpool, Warrington, Wigan, or Widnes. Following expansion of the legal team, an in-house commercial contracts paralegal is needed to work in a varied role supporting the General Counsel in legal projects and managing in-house legal queries.

Your new role
You will work as part of a small but busy legal team, gaining top quality exposure to corporate and commercial matters. Your duties will include drafting, negotiating and reviewing a range of commercial contracts as well as supporting on legal, compliance and corporate governance projects. You will provide advice to the UK business on a range of legal matters and will work under the supervision of the General Counsel, gaining first class on-the-job training, in a supportive and well-structured working environment with a challenging and unique set of tasks.

What you'll need to succeed
You must have a strong appreciation for contract law with practical legal skills gained from previous paralegal / legal assistant experience in commercial contracts drafting, negotiating and reviewing. You will have good academics and communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to build relationships at all levels of the business. This role could suit a commercial contracts adviser / officer who is Cilex qualified or working towards becoming a chartered Legal Executive.

What you'll get in return
This is an excellent opportunity for a commercial contracts paralegal or in-house legal assistant looking to develop their experience with an international company. You will be offered a starting salary up to £30,000 depending on skills, qualification and experience. You'll enjoy exposure to a fast-paced, commercial environment, with the opportunity to develop your skills in-house with a hard-working team supporting on high quality work.

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