The Contracts Executive will report to the Director of Legal and work with a collegiate and supportive team of Contracts Managers. The principal duties will involve acting in support of and as liaison to the Legal Team for the negotiation, contracting and management of consultancy projects and administrative support to the company.
This role offers a great development opportunity and the chance to get involved in the work of the team under supervision and with support.
DescriptionManage the initiation, processing and execution of standard contractual paperwork in support of the Legal Team.Act as a point of contact for contractual enquiries (from internal staff and external clients) taking the appropriate action as required.Maintain and update case management system.Work with business development and project management colleagues to provide an end-to-end service to clients.Contribute towards the growth and development of the teamDraft and negotiate a variety of services agreements using company templates.Process contractual documentation - consultancy service agreements, sub-contracts, NDA's etc. - from creation through to execution.Manage contract extensions and amendments with external clients as requested by the Legal Team.Review contractual documents, identify issues and risks, and recommend their acceptability to the Legal Team and Director of Legal.Maintain contract precedents and shared drive folders.Follow agreed processes and controls associated with establishing new contracts.Enter new matters on case management system.Generally provide assistance to the team: e. with getting contracts signed, filing contracts on case management system.
Paralegal with LLB/LPC
Previous employment dealing with commercial contracts and consultancy agreements required
Research contracts preferred
Excellent development opportunity
Competitive salary £30k - £35k dependent on experience.