Careers

Commercial/Legal Assistant

Background

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an energetic individual to assist a busy Financial & Commerical team reporting to the commercial manager.  If you are an efficient, detail-oriented, organised and energetic team player, this is an excellent opportunity to play a significant role in a growing, entrepreneurial business.

The Role

  • Development and maintenance of a comprehensive filing system for legal and company secretarial files (e.g. contracts, NDAs, MOUs, board minutes, correspondence with other parties;
  • Drafting of legal, contractual and company secretarial documents as directed
  • Attends to submission of legal and company secretarial filings, including –
  • ensuring companies’ statutory records and registers are kept up to date;
  • producing Companies House forms;
  • electronic or manual filing of documents at Companies House, HMRC, ICO etc;
  • Attends internal and external meetings to represent legal and cosec where required;
  • Supports commercial processes as directed e.g. client onboarding, new vendor approval, GDPR;
  • Updates and maintains legal precedents, with appropriate version control, authorisation, and access;
  • Communication with stakeholders;
  • Attends to clerical admin e.g. scanning, mailmerge, phone calls, and fielding correspondence;
  • Assisting with the operation of ongoing compliance programs including GDPR.

Skills & Experience

  • A paralegal with a law degree and previous experience working in a commercial and/or company secretarial support role;
  • Sound knowledge of the law and legal system, an awareness of Company Secretarial matters;
  • Strong organisational skills, familiar with electronic document management and filing systems;
  • Comfortable prioritising and delivering large works loads to time constraints, competent research skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills adaptable to different personalities;
  • Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook etc.

Performance Metrics

  • Timely and accurate drafting and preparation of contractual documentation
  • Maintenance of high-quality up-to-date contract precedents
  • Timely and accurate submission of Cosec filings to the authorities
  • Comprehensive, logical and up-to-date filing of commercial documentation.