German Speaking Paralegal

  • Sensata Technologies
  • Swindon, UK
  • 10 Apr, 2019
Permanent Paralegal

Job Description

We are looking for a German and English speaking paralegal or junior lawyer to join our team! The primary focus of this role is to review and provide commercial contract support, across the EU Region, including Germany as a key business location.

Main duties will include:

  • Reviewing NDAs & commercial contracts and providing quick, accurate advice to commercial teams;
  • Company secretarial support in the UK and Europe  – experience in this area is a plus; 
  • Investigating and researching a variety of legal issues across Europe;
  • Monitoring legislation change nationally and at a European level;
  • Helping develop and maintain learning and know‐how within the department; and
  • Supporting other group projects the legal team is involved in.

Essential Skills

  • Law degree from a reputable university in Europe;
  • Ability to provide legal advice in a commercial and clear manner;
  • Good communication skills, professional attitude and ability to work within a small team to commercial deadlines;
  • English and German languages.

Additional Information

Applications from German/Dutch qualified lawyers with good results in both State exams (for Germany) and an LLM ideally from an Anglophone university are encouraged as are applicants qualified in the UK / Ireland. Candidates who have not yet formally qualified as a lawyer but who have relevant academics or European commercial law or paralegal experience with fluency in German and English languages will be considered. We will also look at experienced UK company secretaries provided they also have German language. This role will be based in our Antrim (Northern Ireland) or Swindon (England) office.

This is a full time, permanent role.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Sensata Technologies is committed to the provision of training, development and promotion opportunities.

Please note that all successful candidates must undergo a medical examination which includes a drugs test.

Type

In-house

Salary

Competitive