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    21 May 2024

Paralegal - Commercial Contracts

Your new company

Hays Legal are delighted to represent a global consulting leader in health, talent, retirement and investments. This exciting organisation is currently recruiting for a Commercial Contracts Paralegal to join their legal team in Belfast.

Your new role

An exciting opportunity to join a global business as a commercial paralegal with opportunities to develop your career.

Reporting to the company’s Legal Counsel, you would work closely with the business and Legal team on day-to-day contractual and strategic administration matters. Duties include:

  • Draft, review and negotiate client agreements and ancillary legal documentation.
  • Carry out legal research and providing legal updates to the team.
  • Develop internal know-how and precedents for use, including maintaining template agreements and implementing process developments.
  • Support the wider Legal team with internal projects and various contractual matters.
  • Develop and assist with internal legal training and business updates.

What you'll need to succeed

To be a successful candidate for this great role, you will have a law degree and experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, alongside:

  • Document drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Strong commercial acumen with an ability to deliver clear and pragmatic solutions.
  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple deadlines and tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to manage expectations well.
  • IT skills – experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Natural enthusiasm and looking to develop a long-term career as a commercial/contracts paralegal

What you'll get in return

In return, you will receive a competitive salary (£34k - £36k) and a great benefits package including:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • 4 days of flexible bank holidays
  • Excellent pension contributions
  • Private medical cover
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Employee assistance program
  • A range of flexible benefits including the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year, cycle to work, dental insurance, health assessments plus many more.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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