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  • Paralegal

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: Legal
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
  • Hours of work: 40
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 07-May-2019
  • Job reference: 20337

Job Description

Travis Perkins are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Commercial Paralegal to join the busy General Counsel Office Team, based in our Head Office in Lodge Farm - Northampton. You will be joining a highly motivated team, where you will provide legal and administrative support to the in-house legal team. With your excellent communication skills, you will provide commercial and pragmatic legal advice to the Travis Perkins Group companies on specific legal matters under supervision.  


Duties:

Legal Support

- Manage and complete agreed Commercial Legal team projects and wider General Counsel Office projects.

- Assist with/manage branch queries/low value claims and complaints.

- Carrying out legal research.

- Assist with drafting and advising on certain contracts and Terms & Conditions.

- Prepare materials for presentations.

- Support specific work areas ranging from data protection to subject access requests.

- Management of updates to precedents and guidance notes, under supervision of lawyers.

- Review claims and advise on these claims, under supervision of lawyers.


Admin Support

- Manage Legal Inboxes (including General Legal inbox, Data Protection inbox and others as required).

- Answer queries via telephone and ‘triage’ calls to relevant members of the team/group.

- Manage the sage archive of Commercial Legal team original documents and other scanning requirements.


What Are We Looking For?

You’ll already hold a Law Degree, Chartered Legal Executive or equivalent qualification and will be able to put your legal knowledge into practise on a daily basis. With your excellent communication skills, you will build relationships within the business, ensuring you tailor the technical legal advice to the relevant audience. Your legal/law knowledge and IT literate skills will be vital to our success. This is a fast paced but welcoming environment, and you should be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.


What we can offer YOU

A busy and fast paced business with great benefits, and plenty of opportunities for career progression - join Travis Perkins as a Commercial Paralegal and share our success and good times with a hard working, friendly bunch of people.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey - from family business to forward thinking Company. If matching your ambition to our culture is an exciting prospect, there's never been a better time to join us.


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