Junior Legal Counsel - NQ-1 PQE or Commercial paralegal

England, Surrey, Farnham
£45000 - £57000 per annum
13 Jun 2024
11 Jul 2024
JN -062024-6448518
Stacey Graham
Job Title
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
Contract Type
Full Time

This Junior Legal Counsel role is a key part of the legal department, responsible for providing comprehensive legal support and advice to the business. It requires a candidate with strong legal knowledge, excellent communication skills.

Client Details

The organisation is a large multinational corporation in the engineering and construction industry with a substantial presence in Hampshire. Known for its high standards, the company takes pride in its commitment to excellence and its professional, collaborative work environment.


  • Review, draft and negotiation of commercial agreements, NDA's, services, supply and/or purchase agreements, licensing agreements and other contracts of low to moderate complexity in support of the business.
  • Prepare and review documents related to general corporate and litigation.
  • Review documents related to company secretarial matters and provide direction.
  • Draft correspondence and assure communication and timely responses to and from outside attorneys, company staff, and insurance carriers.
  • Research and analysis of law, preparation of briefs, and assist with strategy development.


  • Accredited degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study and work-related experience or a combination of education and directly related experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors.
  • Job related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job.
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable laws and guidelines.
  • Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner.
  • Experience working in either private practice or corporate or government environment.
  • Applicable license(s) and registration(s) in area of speciality or discipline.
  • Outstanding project management, organisational, and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Highly organised, detail oriented, with strong ability to prioritise.

Job Offer

  • An estimated salary range of £45,000 - £57,000 per annum
  • Competitive benefits package
  • A supportive and professional work environment
  • Opportunities for career progression within the property industry

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