£27,500 - £30,000 yearly
Coventry Building Society Coventry, UK
18 Feb, 2019Permanent
About The Role An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Society within our busy Legal team. We are looking for a Paralegal to work as part of the Contracts team, reporting to the Solicitors in the team. Key responsibilities of the role include: General commercial/contracts work assisting the Contracts Solicitors (including preparing NDAs, variation agreements, agency agreements, goods/services contracts); Assisting with general legal queries from the business including data protection; Assisting with the administration of our external legal panel; Administration of our contract management system and managing contract execution; Helping to manage and report legal risks; Legal research and general non-contentious work. About You The successful applicant will ideally be educated to degree level in law or have a post-graduate qualification, and will preferably have completed or be undertaking their LPC. Experience of working as a paralegal in a Legal 500 firm or previous in house experience in a financial services business would be desirable but is not mandatory. You will demonstrate the following attributes: Sound legal ability and the enthusiasm to learn; Excellent communication skills; Good attention to detail; The ability to work as a team and demonstrate good organisational skills. If you have the necessary experience, a drive to succeed and want be part of an organisation that our employees are proud to work for, then please do not delay in making an application.