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Paralegal

Job Title: Paralegal
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: WM/PARA_1586421999
Contact Name: Warren Moore
Contact Email: warren.moore@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Paralegal

The Role:

The role is for a paralegal to join our client's office in London. The primary function of the role is to provide experienced and skilled in-house legal support to the various business areas within the Consumer Business Group. The role is dynamic and will involve providing support on a variety of matters relating to consumer electronics distribution, marketing and aftersales.

Responsibilities

Ÿ Drafting and preparing a wide range of legal documents, including commercial contracts, consumer terms/notices, non-standard agreements etc.

Ÿ Drafting and preparing reports, correspondence and letters.

Ÿ Researching laws and legal developments.

Ÿ Assisting with casework, including drafting statements of case and filing of documentation.

Ÿ Drafting and preparing advice on compliance with the client's business practices, policies, procedures and law.

Ÿ Responding to ad-hoc queries from other departments and providing appropriate solutions.

Ÿ Working closely with other lawyers throughout the client's European Legal Team and supporting Legal Counsel workload in the UK.

Ÿ Providing training and training material to business departments as necessary.

Ÿ Implementing legal policies and business practices.

Ÿ Interfacing with selected external lawyers as required.

Ÿ Practicing in European-wide or Global-wide initiatives as required.

Required Skills

Ÿ Relevant experience in either private practice or in-house.

Ÿ LPC qualification preferred.

Ÿ A strong understanding of consumer protection legislation, e-commerce and the legal aspects of channel management.

Ÿ Experience in litigation, civil procedure and document management.

Ÿ High-level legal drafting skills.

Ÿ Good organizational skills and high attention to detail.

Ÿ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ÿ Hard-wording proactive approach required.

Ÿ Creative thinking and problem solving.

Ÿ Ability to perform under intense pressure.

Ÿ Ability to multi-task according to defined priorities

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

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