Job Type:
Job Sector:
Legal, Other
£11.95 to £14.93 per hour
Advantage Technical Resourcing
Job Ref:

Paralegal – London – Contract until January 2019 - �14.93 Umbrella/ �11.95 per hour PAYE

Advantage Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Paralegal to work for a leading energy Oil & Gas company based in Canary Wharf, London on a 6 month contract. Candidates with experience of working with commercial contracts are highly desirable for this role.

The role

You will assist and support lawyers with appeals and all aspects of case management by identifying documents, compiling and agreeing the index with the lawyer, client and Counsel and preparing the main trial bundle for use in Court/Tribunal.

Main Duties:

* Providing a competent and well trusted legal support function;
* Provide proactive commercial contract support for the Global Brands teams based in London
* Review, negotiate, draft and analyse Heads of Agreements, NDAs, Cooperation Agreements, Settlement and Coexistence Agreements, complex licences, sales and supply contracts, master purchase / framework agreements (maintenance, software, hardware support, etc.), portfolio M&A agreements, contract amendments, terms and conditions and statements of work, and other ad hoc agreements
* Review contractual aspects of RFPs, Quotations and ITB, and drafting / negotiation of subsequent amendments to responses, and of resulting agreements
* Carrying out due diligence, and administration of elements of contracts
* Management and resolution of minor contractual disputes
* To partner and liaise with the business and other Legal Departments to ensure internal/external deliverables are met in a timely and accurate manner, across multiple jurisdictions
* Travel to internal and external meetings and lead contract negotiation team at customer locations as required

The Successful Candidate

* Undergraduate degree in business, law or related
* Qualified paralegal with experience in a commercial contracts related role will be ideal
* Understanding of Intellectual Property
* Strong analytical capabilities, common sense and commerciality
* Ability to work independently, and to effectively liaise with business contacts and external clients
* Understanding of when to escalate matters
* Attention to detail, and ability to manage priorities
* Ability to work under pressure and to ensure timely delivery
* Strong written and verbal communication skills

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref 814899

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

Contact Details:
Advantage Technical Resourcing
Tel: (0)161 817 6368
Contact: Advantage Resourcing

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