In-house Paralegal - Legal Assistant

  • Job type

  • Location

    North West
  • Working Pattern

    Flexible Working,Full-time
  • Specialism

    In-house Legal
  • Industry

  • Pay


Commercial Paralegal / In-house Legal Executive role based in the North West, hybrid working

Your new company
UK based company and part of a wider international group, this business has a solid client base, an impressive revenue-generating record, with future plans for growth and expansion. The legal team, based in the North West, is looking to appoint a senior lawyer to focus on commercial contracts advice, drafting and negotiating terms of agreement.

Your new role
You will report into the General Counsel to support the business on a range of legal matters, you will work in a broad role where you will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and reviewing a range of commercial contracts as well as providing advice on supplier terms. You will specifically support the in-house legal team, so you will naturally gain exposure to the experience you need to qualify as an in-house commercial lawyer. Any experience in data protection matters would be an advantage.

What you'll need to succeed
You must have a strong appreciation for contract law with experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements. You will either be a seasoned commercial contracts officer / manager or an in-house legal assistant with commercial contracts experience or have worked as a commercial contracts paralegal in private practice. Ideally, you will have a legal academic background either as a law / LPC graduate or working towards CILEX qualification. You must have excellent communication and relationship building skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to influence and challenge where necessary.

What you'll get in return
This is an opportunity to develop your experience in commercial contracts in-house as part of a supportive team and positive working atmosphere. You will be offered a salary of c£28,000-£32,000 depending on experience, plus attractive benefits.

What you need to do now
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