An opportunity exists for a Paralegal / Contracts Manager to work for an exciting recruitment & technology company based in London.
Paralegal / Contracts Manager – French Speaker
London, City | Negotiable Salary DOE + Benefits
Reporting to the Head of Legal the role would suit a UK or French candidate (LPC or French Bar equivalent), ideally with experience gained in a commercial environment, either private practice or in-house.
The successful candidate will: possess excellent technical skills and attention to detail; be highly motivated with a strategic and progressive mentality; be dedicated to delivering excellent client service; and embrace working closely with other members of the legal team and wider business.
Roles and responsibilities:
+ Document review to validate compliance: immigration, employment, payroll and taxation requirements (internal, UK and international)
+ Draft, negotiate and review commercial contracts in both English and French
+ Administer and maintain an up-to-date, accurate and accessible contracts database
+ Oversee and maintain company precedents, policies, tender documents, training materials and know-how
+ Legal research and advisory tasks in areas such as contract law, data protection, health & safety, employment, regulatory and corporate
+ Assist HR and Credit Control teams with disputes and litigation as required
+ Fluent in English and French (essential)
+ Exposure to commercial contract negotiation (preferably gained in-house)
+ Business acumen – able to appropriately balance legal risk with commercial objectives
+ Excellent attention to detail
+ Team player – able to work effectively and co-operatively in a busy environment
+ Strong communication skills, including capacity to manage stakeholder expectations
+ Excellent organisation, time management and ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines
+ Experience in a sales or recruitment environment useful but not essential
Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Legal Assistant, Junior Legal Executive, Junior Legal Counsel, Junior Commercial Contracts Specialist.
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