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Legal Assistant/Junior Lawyer/Paralegal

Job Title: Legal Assistant/Junior Lawyer/Paralegal
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: competitive day rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 MONTHS+
REF: KK_LEGAL_1536309430
Contact Name: Kerry Knight
Contact Email: kerry.knight@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Reading

3 months rolling - will likely roll on for a while

This leading telecoms company in Reading are seeking a Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join their growing legal team.

Reporting in to the Head of Legal, you will support the existing legal team with a variety of duties.


Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall support to the in-house legal and compliance teams, working closely with other lawyers and compliance professionals
  • Researching cases and legal/compliance information
  • Drafting and preparing some basic legal documents
  • Drafting and preparing reports, correspondence and letters
  • Drafting training materials
  • Preparing know how updates to the in-house legal and compliance teams
  • Reviewing/drafting business policies and process documents, specifically in relation to compliance topics
  • Liaising with contacts and stakeholders within the business as necessary
  • Interfacing with selected external lawyers as required
  • Participating in European-wide or Global-wide initiatives as required
  • Provide overall admin and secretarial support to the in-house legal and compliance teams as required

Required Skills:

  • Relevant experience in either private practice or in-house desirable.
  • Prior employment law experience desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • LPC (or equivalent) qualification required.

For more information please apply here or send a CV direct to Kerry.knight@projectpeople.com

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