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Company/Business Paralegal or NQ Solicitor

We are looking for a Company/Business Paralegal or NQ Solicitor with experience to provide direct support to the Partner in a busy Company Department in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. The role requires the successful candidate to provide direct support to the Partner who is head of the department. The work focuses on business sales and purchases, company restructuring, management buy ins and buy outs, shareholders' and directors' agreements, joint ventures, partnership agreements, NDAs, supply contracts and business terms and conditions, as well as an array of other commercial services.

Candidates must have good communications skills with clients, have attention to detail in drafting documents and have good business development skills with a view to assisting in building up the department. Future prospects will be excellent for the right person.

Salary: Negotiable and dependent upon experience

What we are looking for:

  • Prior work experience in a Company/Business team is essential
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Microsoft Office including Word and Excel is essential
  • Good English, grammar and spelling
  • Numerical skills
  • Excellent communication skills - experience in dealing with clients via telephone and face-to-face is essential
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload within the required timescales
  • Ability to work under pressure as and when required (this may involve some flexibility in working hours)
  • Confidence in using a case management system. Experience of Partner for Windows is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and a covering letter with ‘Company/Business Application’ in the subject heading - apply here

 

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We currently recruit one trainee solicitor per year with a view to retaining them on qualification and expanding the firm from within.

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