Paralegal

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
Legal
Region:
South West
Location:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Circa £28,000 per annum
Posted:
15/05/2018
Recruiter:
ATTB
Job Ref:

Ordnance Survey has an opportunity available for a Paralegal to join the team in Southampton . The role is a full time, 12 month fixed term contract position offering a competitive salary of circa £28,000 per annum plus excellent benefits – this is a fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding career. About us: Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain, and a world-leading geospatial data and technology organisation. Serving government, business and citizens across Britain and the world, OS helps customers in virtually all sectors improve quality of life. About the role: This Paralegal role supports the In-House lawyers in relation to all activities of the Legal team, including research and analysis and drafting standard and non-standard legal contracts. In particular, the role provides legal and technical support to the business in tackling the unlicensed use of Ordnance Survey data and branding. In addition, the role may also include providing support for Ordnance Survey’s Freedom of Information Officer. You will have day-to-day responsibility for identifying, assessing and investigating potential infringements of intellectual property (IP). Using your research skills, you will gather evidence and pursue enforcement action where required. This will involve liaising with others across the business and externally, maintaining records and reports, and providing information and advice to customers on infringement guidelines. You will have an understanding of the principles of contract law and will have some experience of drafting standard contracts. You may also have an understanding of IP law and the technology framework within which IP infringement can occur. You will develop a detailed knowledge of standard licensing arrangements and keep up to date with new technology and developments to assist in identification of future infringements. Our Paralegal will need to show evidence of the following competencies: - Clear thinking - Communicating and engaging - Getting results About you: - Relevant paralegal practice qualification or law degree or relevant work experience - Good knowledge of the principles of contract law and contract drafting - Good knowledge of intellectual property law - Legal research skills and experience We offer a fantastic benefits to the Paralegal: - Salary – Circa £28,000 - Performance related bonus - Competitive pension - 37 hour working week - 25 days annual leave – plus bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas - Training & Development - Paid volunteer day - Bike to Work scheme (with secure bike storage and excellent changing facilities) - Free onsite parking - Subsidised on-site staff restaurant - On-site nursery - Very generous staff benefits including over 500 discounts from national stores - Wide variety of sports and social clubs - Support for your health and wellbeing from eye care vouchers to health checks - Flexible working hours Why not click ‘apply’ today? Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join the world’s leading map making and big data organisation as our Paralegal. Closing date: Monday 28th May 2018

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