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Paralegal – Derby

Our client an East Midlands top-tier law firm is looking to hire a paralegal to join their growing team. 
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Paralegal – Derby

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Job Detail

  • Job Ref JN/26/07
  • Salary Competitive Salary
  • Experience Level 2- 5 YRS PQE
  • Practice Area Other

Job Description

Our client an East Midlands top-tier law firm is looking to hire a paralegal to join their growing team.

The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include drafting and negotiating legal documents, under the guidance and supervision of Legal Counsel or Senior Legal Counsel. Preparing legal documents, using approved Group precedents. As well as  Legal research and presentation of findings to Legal Department colleagues

Key Skills required are as follows:

  • Previous experience (minimum 2 years) of drafting and negotiating contracts (essential), preferably in the pharmaceutical and related services industry (desirable)
  • Legal qualification (law degree or higher) (desirable)
  • Knowledge of/interest in pharmaceutical industry and related services (desirable)
  • Well presented, displays professional manner (essential)
  • Good commercial awareness (essential)
  • Understanding of corporate governance, confidentiality and compliance (essential)
  • Good communication and presentation skills, both oral and written, along with good drafting skills (essential)
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills (essential)
  • Good planning, prioritisation and organisational skills (essential)
  • Good problem-solving skills (essential)
  • Good technology skills – ability to work with commonly-used IT platforms and packages (essential)
  • Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints (essential)
  • Attention to detail/accuracy (essential)