Legal Assistant

England, East Sussex
£30000 per annum
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Rochelle George
Job Title
Practice Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Assistant - Permanent - East Sussex.

The role is required to support the Group Commercial Legal Counsel. Performing the clerical and administrative work that requires knowledge of legal terms, documents, and procedures. Works side by side with Group In-House Contracts Lawyer.

Client Details

Legal Assistant - Permanent - East Sussex.

Engineering company based in East Sussex.


Legal Assistant - Permanent - East Sussex.

  • Maintain contracts log of customer sales and supplier contracts, filing, NDAs and ancillary documentation

  • Manage information requests made to other parts of the business (risk; quality; sales; supply) to ensure timely resolution of matters

  • Arrange, attend and minute contract review meetings, including follow up of action points raised

  • Perform initial review of certain NDAs and ancillary documents

  • Prepares legal documents under guidance of contracts lawyer and in particular assistance with NDAs

  • Read case law, conduct legal research, make notes, and/or prepare briefs as needed

  • Organise and archives files and supporting documents and updating Docs Vault archiving

  • Verifies information provided as appropriate

  • Maintain group register of contracts and manage renewal, expiry points

  • Assisting with maintaining regular communication with sales helping to keep them informed on contract progresses, maintaining communications with interested departments, and cataloguing information provided

  • assisting in preparing documents as needed, and tracking matters


Legal Assistant - Permanent - East Sussex.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly organised, capable of managing own work load to meet multiple deadlines

  • Proactive approach to problem solving and issue resolution

  • Previous experience within a legal role preferably involving company or contract law

  • Legal training/qualifications would be advantageous

Research skills, Legal knowledge, Administration skills, Organisation skills, Ability to support client confidentiality, Strong analytical skills, Ability to work as part of a team, Strong attention to detail, Ability to detect similarities and trends, both within new information provided and with previously processed details, Experience working in a legal setting strongly preferred. Qualifying degree or equivalent. Documentation Skills, Meeting Planning, Telephone Skills, - General, PC Proficiency, Verbal Communication, Dependability, Professionalism.

Job Offer

Legal Assistant - Permanent - East Sussex - £30K