Senior Inhouse Paralegal - Contracts Specialist

Full time , Permanent , Milton Keynes Negotiable Ref No: IPRS6388
Our client has a permanent vacancy for an Inhouse Paralegal Contracts Specialist to provide support to the Head of Legal and to other areas of the business on an ad hoc basis. You will be working in a fast paced environment without compromising quality of legal work and ensure the business complies with any legal requirements and Group Policies. You will assist Head of Legal with the following: • Client and Supplier Contract review, drafting and negotiating. • Support Head of Legal with data protection compliance • Draft and review policies • Responsibility for drafting, negotiating and keeping up to date standard terms and conditions, non-disclosure agreements, supply agreements and other ancillary agreements etc. • Conduct legal research in relation to legal developments and / or changes pertinent to the Business • In conjunction with Head of Legal, to ensure that the corporate guidelines are followed to ensure that business contracted is “Good Business” consistent with company strategy and financial requirements • To provide any other ad hoc support to the business stakeholders on a case by case basis as directed by Head of Legal Requirements: • Relevant in-house or private practice experience in corporate/commercial law; • LPC or law degree beneficial but not required with the relevant experience; • Excellent written (legal drafting) and verbal communication skills; • Experience with managing data protection and GDPR matters, not required but beneficial; • Experience drafting policies and processes, not required but beneficial; • Ability to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders where required; • Solid MS Office knowledge; • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills and a good team player; and • High ethical standards and excellent time management skills. Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.
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