Paralegal

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£25,000 per annum
Posted
06 Aug 2017
Closes
22 Sep 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Full Time


Your new company
A major international group with a well established in-house Legal department.

Your new role
A great opportunity to join this group you will be responsible for mainly negotiating and completing contracts and documenting products.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with legal research
  • Assisting with reading track changes documents
  • Reading aloud from a variety of sources, including letters, books, contracts, legislation
  • Proof reading documents and emails and ensuring good quality output from a visual point of view
  • Organising emails and searching for documents within emails
  • Assisting with use of internal and external electronic resources. For example, intranet sites, Practical Law (PLC) and the Information Commissioner's Office website
  • Taking notes on calls and in meetings
  • Assisting with any ad hoc administrative tasks


What you'll need to succeed

  • Excellent Information Technology (IT) skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, grammar and punctuation
  • A degree in Law, studied Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)
  • Experience of a legal role (for example, Paralegal) demonstrating the ability to carry out legal research (desirable)
  • Legal Practice Course (LPC) (desirable)
  • Flexible and organised with the ability to manage your own diary
  • Proficient with using legal research resources
  • Responsible and able to think on your feet and exercise sound judgment
  • Able to prioritise and work to strict deadlines



What you'll get in return
Exceptional high profile experience with a large and complex business.

What you need to do now
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