In-House Paralegal

Job Title: In-House Paralegal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £22,000 - £24,000
Reference: 1188019
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Job Published: September 27, 2021 11:46

Job Description

In-house Paralegal
£22,000 - £24,000
Monday to Friday- Core Working Hours
Dynamite Recruitment are pleased to be recruiting for our client based in Portsmouth that are looking to recruit for an experienced In-house Paralegal to join the team during this period of growth and expansion.
In this role you’ll be supporting the Legal Counsel in the Legal & Compliance Team at an exciting and challenging time. You will be key to helping with the existing varied workload and you will have much opportunity to work on your own caseload and projects with support from the Legal Counsel. You will be involved in supporting the team in the preparation and review of commercial contracts and addressing customer issues. The role requires an organised approach to manage the legal administration and escalate queries from the business.
Duties include but not limited to:
  • Assist the Legal & Compliance Team in the allocation of queries and agreements that are received daily in the Legal & Compliance Inbox.
  • With support from the Legal Counsel, to advise the business on legal, operational and compliance matters.
  • Responsible for your own administration.
  • Liaise with relevant departments and other necessary parties, including customers, suppliers, and funders, to ensure legal queries are resolved in an effective manner.
  • Work with the Legal Counsel and team to develop and roll out new template agreements, policies and legal procedures and help ensure all legal processes and procedures are being followed and adhered to.
  • Under supervision, provide general legal advice and support, including research, legislative updates, and assistance with compliance matters.
Skills and Experience:
  • Prior experience of working with commercial contracts.
  • Attention to detail, and not afraid to ask questions.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Fast learner, and solutions orientated.
  • Excellent administrative and Microsoft Office, intranet skills.
  • Managing workload with limited supervision and working under pressure to achieve deadlines
Qualifications Needed:
  • Legal qualification preferable (such as LLB, LPC, CILEx or equivalent) or significant contract management and negotiation skills.
If this sounds like your next position and would like to become a part of something exciting, get in touch with Shannon Preston at Dynamite Recruitment on 02392 455422

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