Paralegal - Commodities - International Trading Company

England, London, City of London
10 Nov 2021
08 Dec 2021
SJP - Mercuria
Noor Yadollahi
Job Title
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
Contract Type
Full Time

The Client

Our client, a highly regarded Commodity Trading Company, is looking for a Paralegal to join their London team. This permanent position is a great opportunity to work alongside fee-earners in the team to gain valuable experience.

The Role

The successful candidate's work will include (but not be limited to):

  • Assisting with the negotiations, drafting, and review of trading master agreements
  • Assisting with drafting and review of ancillary business agreements such as confidentiality agreements, service and consultancy agreements, and IT agreements
  • Maintenance of the legal filing system and providing administrative support with regard to all legal documentation, including contracts and corporate documents
  • Ad hoc administrative tasks when required

The Requirements

The ideal candidate will have some (if not all) of the following characteristics and skills:

  • Previous experience handling a varied workload within a similar setting,
  • Strong academics - Law Degree LLB/ GDL (2/ Commendation or above) and LPC (preferred not essential),
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills,
  • A demonstrable interest in the energy and commodities trading sector.