In-house Legal Assistant

Location
England, East Sussex
Salary
excellent
Posted
10 Oct 2016
Closes
07 Nov 2016
Ref
PA2687
Contact
Pasquale Agatiello
Job Title
Paralegal
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
NQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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).