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  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Corporate/Commercial
  • Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 24/05/2018
  • Job reference: corppara_1527175967


Corporate Law


I am working with a Wigan based firm who are recruiting for a Paralegal to join their Corporate Law Department. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced paralegal looking for a new challenge to gain experience in a wide variety of legal issues dealt with in a small, fast-paced team.

Key Responsibilities for Paralegal may include:

  • Legal:
    • Drafting, amending and negotiating basic legal contracts such as confidentiality agreements, client engagement letters, supplier agreements, marketing contracts and master services agreements
    • Basic company secretarial duties, including drafting and tracking board and shareholder minutes and resolutions, providing assistance with changes of registered office, director appointments and resignations ad completing online forms and filings
    • Legal research
    • Assisting with the maintenance of compliance records
    • Assisting with contractual disputes, including drafting basic letters of claim and working with external counsel on issuing statutory demands
    • Provide technical first line advice and support to managers and employees on any basic operational issues and ensure the advice is in line with legislation and company policy in order to minimise any risk.
  • Administrative:
    • To undertake all duties of a clerical and administrative nature as required;
    • To field calls, answer general enquiries or forward them as appropriate within the legal team;
    • Maintaining and, where instructed, updating precedent documents and templates;
    • Maintenance of files and filing system; file and record deeds and contracts;
    • Setting up new systems as necessary to improve the efficiency of the administration of the legal team.

If this Paralegal role is of interest to you, please apply or contact Leanne Taylor at Clayton legal for more information.