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Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: Up to £12.50 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Office Support
Contact Name: Ellie Uttley

Paralegal - Leeds

Job Description

Our client based in Leeds is currently seeking an experienced Commercial, Trading & Disputes Paralegal to join their team as soon as possible.

The role will be a temporary on going opportunity for up to 9 months with the potential to turn permanent sooner for the right candidate.

The hours of work are 9:00am - 5:30pm, Monday to Friday with 1 hour for lunch and is paying £12.50 per hour (£24,375 per annum equivalent).

We are looking for someone who has a law degree or equivalent, an interest in retail, experience of carrying out legal support work, commercial awareness and experience of using a range of IT packages to a high standard including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

Duties of the role will include:-

  • Assisting with commercial queries and providing practical advice to the business
  • Liaising with teams in the business and the external legal advisers to manage trademark portfolio
  • Reviewing new product designs and assisting with the investigation of potential disputes
  • Dealing with all commercial small claims including seeking instructions, drafting defences, preparing witness statements and compiling instructions to counsel
  • Conducting settlement negotiations and engaging in small claims mediation
  • Drafting and negotiating settlement agreements
  • Assisting with legal advice on customer and colleague queries
  • Advising the business on the legal implications of trading matters

Please apply in the first instance or call the Lincoln Office today on 01522 551910 for more information!

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This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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