In-house Legal Assistant
In-house Legal Assistant - East Sussex - A leading international manufacturer and distributor - £- Competitive
JOB TITLE: In-house Legal Assistant
LOCATION: East Sussex
SALARY: £-on application
THE ROLE: Supporting the Group Commercial Legal Counsel, the successful Legal Assistant will maintain contract 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; Prepare 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; Maintain group register of contracts and manage renewal, expiry points; Assist with maintaining regular communication with sales helping to keep them informed on contract progresses, maintaining communications with interested departments, and cataloguing information provided; Assist in preparing documents as needed, and tracking matters
THE CANDIDATE: The ideal In-house Legal Assistant will have; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Be highly organised, capable of managing own work load to meet multiple deadlines; Take a proactive approach to problem solving and issue resolution; Have previous experience within a legal role preferably involving company or contract law. Legal training/qualifications would be advantageous
In addition, if you know any Paralegal's / Legal Assistant's who may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).