Commercial + DP Paralegal

England, London, Hayes
Up to £30000 per annum
26 Apr 2021
24 May 2021
JN -042021-2565940
Nellie Russell
Job Title
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is looking for an individual with prior paralegal experience preferably in-house and within general commercial law.

Client Details

My client is a global organisation, with offices based in Hayes.


Working with:

  • Legal Counsel (International) and the Global Data Privacy Manager
  • Wider Legal Team
  • Global data privacy custodians
  • Internal Auditors
  • Other internal stakeholder functions including HR, IT, Finance, Marketing and E-commerce
  • External legal counsel globally
  • Third-party vendor representatives where appropriate

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Key Results Area:

  • The successful applicant's work will include (but not be limited to):
    • Commercial and data privacy law:
      • Requesting compliance certifications from all distributors, licensees and joint venture partners
      • Assisting with distribution and license agreements, non-disclosure agreements, distributor renewals and terminations and data privacy agreements
      • Managing a master spreadsheet of distributors and distributor due diligence
      • Updating our record of processing of personal data and assisting with global data mapping
      • Sending data privacy data protection impact assessments and processing assessments to relevant stakeholders and assisting with their completion
      • Assisting with the management of data privacy requests from customers and employees
      • Actioning any Google AdWords, requests or complaints and updating a master record
      • Assisting with the contract signature process and ensuring contracts are saved within the relevant legal drives
    • General:
      • General office administration duties including post
      • Drafting legal, regulatory and compliance documents e. termination letters, data privacy guidance and procedures
      • Assisting with travel and organising meetings
      • Conducting research, assisting with preparing presentations and bulletins


Technical Skills and Experience

  • Prior paralegal experience either in-house or private practice, preferably in commercial or data privacy law
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, multi-lingual capabilities welcomed

Personal Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Exemplifies the company's purpose and values
  • Builds effective relationships established on trust, respect and confidence
  • Excellent organisational, time management and project management skills
  • Persistent / Self Motivated - able to influence without a direct reporting relationship
  • Cultural diversity - able to work with people from different cultures
  • Detail-minded - strong attention to detail, accuracy and analytical skills
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and works with others to solve problems and drive consensus
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Always striving for improvement and development
  • Ability to work autonomously and escalate key issues to relevant team members


  • Law degree or alternative legal qualification or be able to demonstrate sound technical knowledge of commercial and/or data privacy law

Job Offer

Base salary £30000

Company bonus 5%

Private Medical Insurance

Life insurance 3x base salary

Staff Purchase Scheme

Company sick pay