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Legal Assistant / Paralegal (Mandarin Speaking)

Job Title: Legal Assistant / Paralegal (Mandarin Speaking)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: ongoing
REF: JZFORCE_1651770472
Contact Name: Jianghui Zhang
Contact Email: jianghui.zhang@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

Job title: Legal Assistant / Paralegal (Mandarin Speaking)

Location: Reading office and UK locations as specified from time to time.

We are looking for a legal background candidate to work in a leading technology company in Reading. This is an ongoing contract position.

The primary function of the role is to provide support services to the existing legal team and in-house legal services to the various lines of business, including provide overall admin and secretarial support to the in-house legal team as required.

What you will do:

Ø Responsible for overall support to the in-house legal and compliance teams, working closely with other lawyers and compliance professionals

Ø Provide overall admin and secretarial support to the in-house legal and compliance teams as required

Ø Manage the process of engaging external legal counsel, including interfacing with selected external lawyers

Ø Researching cases and legal/compliance information

Ø Drafting and preparing some basic legal documents

Ø Drafting and preparing reports, correspondence and letters

Ø Document management for the legal team

Ø Provide support to corporate filings and manage deadlines

Ø Preparing know how updates to the in-house legal teams

Ø Liaising with contacts and stakeholders within the business as necessary

Ø Participating in European-wide or Global-wide initiatives as required

The ideal candidate:

Ø Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ø Legal qualification preferred

Ø Excellent academics required

Ø Good organisational skills and high attention to detail

Ø Hard-working proactive approach required

Ø Ability to multi-task and work according to defined priorities

Ø Good personal skills, ability to engage effectively with team members and stakeholders

How to apply:

Please send your CV to jianghui.zhang@projectpeople.com

Please note:

The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.