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Commercial Paralegal – Charity

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An opportunity to join a leading UK Charity for 6 months as a ParalegalMake sure to read the full description below, and please apply immediately if you’re confident you meet all the requirements.Your new company A leading care and research Charity who provide information and support, improve care and fund research are looking for a Commercial Paralegal to join their busy legal team for 6 months.Your new role As the Paralegal, you will support the Head of Legal and the wider Legal team on a variety of legal work and commercial contracts. You will support on work from a number of internal teams including the corporate services team, procurement team, research and fundraising teams, as well as external stakeholders. You will assist with providing high quality legal guidance and advice on a spectrum of legal matters across the Charity, particularly commercial law matters, with responsibility of highlighting risks when entering into a range of agreements, and to a lesser extent: employment, pension, property and legacies advice where outsourced to external providers. Finally you will undertake research tasks and other ad hoc administrative duties when requires.What you’ll need to succeed To be considered for the role you you will have completed a Law degree (or equivalent) and have a minimum of 12 months Paralegal experience. The LPC/BPTC is not essential but is desirable. Previous experience of working in a charity or non-profit is highly desirable as is an understanding of charity law. You will have excellent communication skills and will be someone who embraces business development and is a self-starter. Finally you will have a strong collaborative approach to working and a meticulous eye for detail is essential. You should be available to start work at short notice.What you’ll get in return On offer is the opportunity to join a leading UK charity for a 6 month period with the potential for extension. You will work with an experienced team and will have an opportunity to shape the legal team going forwards. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to progress within the Charity sector.What you need to do now If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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