Commercial Paralegal

£27,500 - £30,000 yearly
  • Coventry Building Society
  • Coventry, UK
  • 18 Feb, 2019
Permanent In house paralegal

Job Description

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.