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Legal Assistant

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  • Ref: SD210

Cathedral Appointments are currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant to join a global commercial business services provider in Yeovil. You will be working for an exciting new company that supports banks and other large organisations with their compliance and legal services. This is a part-time, flexible position and full training will be provided. 

Legal Assistant responsibilities include...

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Interpreting the Terms of Use in contracts for online trade journals and other publishers’ products, across a variety of different jurisdictions
  • You will be required to draw on your knowledge of copyright and contract law as well as having excellent research skills
  • You will create one-page summaries of the Terms of Use to help the customers’ employees understand how they can use content
  • You will communicate with a wide variety of publishers and customers to obtain contracts and assist customers in understanding summaries produced

Legal Assistant requirements include...

Background & Skills:

Essential

·         Law degree/ GDL

·         A good understanding of Contract and IP Law

·         Able to work independently

·         Able to follow existing processes

·         You will be self-motivated and self-reliant

·         Reliable

·         High level of integrity

·         Attention to detail

·         Excellent computer skills, with experience of Microsoft Office.

 

Desirable

 

·         Understanding of international copyright law, particularly US law

This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate, part-time student, parent of young children or others needing work flexibility. It’s a supportive environment with negotiable hours and a degree of autonomy. You will work closely with senior staff within the organisation and you will be encouraged to contribute to the growth and development of the organisation.

 

Please note, Cathedral Appointments are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to the above role. 

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