Paralegal

London, UK | Job Posted 26/02/2018

 

 

 What you will be doing:

• Assisting the other members of the Legal Department in maintaining and growing its know-how and precedent base.
• Conducting legal research.
• Reviewing a variety of commercial contracts relating to the provision of SaaS services.
• Drafting reports.
• Assisting with day to day administrative duties for the lawyers you are reporting to.
• Dealing with any additional ad hoc duties that may arise.
• Facilitate legal/ commercial awareness and compliance across the business.
• Taking responsibility for maintaining and updating an archive and a database of all legal templates/ information.
• Creating, using, sharing and capturing know-how.
• Supporting the Head of Legal.

We are looking for a PINK person with:

• Excellent attention to detail.
• Proven ability to prioritise workload and to work to deadlines.
• Strong team player who seeks and gives empowerment.
• Flexible, positive and approachable with a pragmatic approach.
• Strong computer and technical skills and know-how.
• Strong organisational skills.
• Project management skills.
• Interpersonal skills.
• Good drafting ability.
• A pro-active, can do attitude.

Behaviour competency requirements:
• Gets to know the company and its business.
• Has the gravitas to work with senior colleagues and to liaise with business colleagues.
• The ability to work well and remain calm under pressure.
• Thinks commercially and pragmatically.
• Can communicate and influence effectively.
• Facilitates and embraces team culture.

 

Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (LPC preferred).
  • Previous paralegal/legal experience is essential, either in a law firm   OR Experience of working in an in-house IT/Commercial Legal
  • Team, whether on secondment or otherwise.
  • Knowledge of data privacy law would be advantageous.
     

What you can expect from us:

  • Being a part of a global and successful, but still fast growing company.
  • An open, fail-friendly and fun environment.

We reward our people for living our values and contributing to our business through a variety of benefits and perks:

  • Birthday day off.
  • Yoga, Zumba and fitness classes with a personal trainer
  • Free fruit in every office - yes, we all love cake – and there are many talented Thomsons bakers –but we want to encourage you towards your 5-a-day too!
  • Matching charity contributions, charity days off and Pay it Forward charity challenges
  • A spending account for you to spend on the things you decide are important
  • Pension, Life and medical insurance
  •  And the list goes on!