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IP, Media & Technology Paralegal

Hays Legal
England, Bristol
Closing date
21 Sep 2021

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1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years
Private practice
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Your new firm
This industry leading law firm are currently looking for a paralegal to join their IP, Media & Technology group in Bristol. Having been highly ranked in the legal directories for all of their specialist areas, this is a great opportunity to gain exposure to varied and interesting work and good personal development opportunities. The firm are renowned for their culture and work/life balance and offer great flexible/agile working; as this role is based in Bristol it is anticipated that you will live within commuting distance.

Your new firm
The work will be a mixture of non-contentious commercial matters, data protection, as well as IT, IP, media and commercial litigation. The team are strongly regarded and deal with all aspects of IP and technology work. Their clients operate across a wide range of sectors, and include retailers, major brand owners, technology providers, publishers of traditional and digital media, manufacturers, designers, online businesses, advertising agencies and leading insurers. Duties will include assisting with general commercial work such as drafting consumer facing terms and conditions, brand protection, marketing and advertising queries, as well as assisting with the conduct of litigation/arbitration/mediation, preparing draft correspondence and completing high-level commercial contract reviews for a broad range of well-known Technology and Retail clients to assist senior lawyers with drafting and strategy advice.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be an ambitious paralegal who is passionate about IP, Technology, Data Protection, Commercial contracts or Media, either contentious or non-contentious. The firm are looking for someone with excellent academics; LPC graduates and/or CILEX qualifications are highly desirable. Prior experience as a paralegal would be preferred (ideally in a commercial or litigation department).

This presents as a standout opportunity in the Bristol market; for further information please contact Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal for further information.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
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- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

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