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      • newport, wales
      • contract
      • £12.34 per hour
      • randstad business support
      Are you an ex Police Officer or have extensive knowledge of Police systems? Do you consider yourself to be business minded and an asset to a busy team? Are you based in or around Bettws? We have a fixed term Project Support Officer role available within Gwent Police. This role is ideal for someone with Police system skills and is analytical, data driven and proactive. The role will require the successful applicant to deliver support to business change and project activity. Role: Project Support Officer Location: 23-24 Bettws Shopping Centre, Bettws, Newport NP20 7TN Rate: £12.34PH Contract length: 6 months Shift Patterns: Mon-Fri, 24 hours per week (X3 days a week, flexible) Responsibilities:Providing Project Support to deliver business change and projectsSupport the development and maintenance of project documentationDevelop business cases and reports that provide options for change Capture, analyse and understand data to aid the development of options for change Understand the operational and business processes within the force Essential requirements:Level 1 Welsh Background in Policing or knowledge of Police systems Experience using Niche system Ability to research and investigate property systems Knowledge of CIPA and POFADesirable requirements:Driving licence and use of a car Welsh Level 2Benefits:Advice and editing on your current CVDedicated team throughout your journey within the rolePaid holidayExclusive online services including restaurant and retail discountsChance to receive £300* for referring a friendOpportunity for progression into permanent roles Competitive rates of pay Does this role sound interesting? Apply today and a member of the team will be in contact if you meet our requirements. All applicants are subject to vetting checks including: Right to work check, DBS check and reference check. Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
      Are you an ex Police Officer or have extensive knowledge of Police systems? Do you consider yourself to be business minded and an asset to a busy team? Are you based in or around Bettws? We have a fixed term Project Support Officer role available within Gwent Police. This role is ideal for someone with Police system skills and is analytical, data driven and proactive. The role will require the successful applicant to deliver support to business change and project activity. Role: Project Support Officer Location: 23-24 Bettws Shopping Centre, Bettws, Newport NP20 7TN Rate: £12.34PH Contract length: 6 months Shift Patterns: Mon-Fri, 24 hours per week (X3 days a week, flexible) Responsibilities:Providing Project Support to deliver business change and projectsSupport the development and maintenance of project documentationDevelop business cases and reports that provide options for change Capture, analyse and understand data to aid the development of options for change Understand the operational and business processes within the force Essential requirements:Level 1 Welsh Background in Policing or knowledge of Police systems Experience using Niche system Ability to research and investigate property systems Knowledge of CIPA and POFADesirable requirements:Driving licence and use of a car Welsh Level 2Benefits:Advice and editing on your current CVDedicated team throughout your journey within the rolePaid holidayExclusive online services including restaurant and retail discountsChance to receive £300* for referring a friendOpportunity for progression into permanent roles Competitive rates of pay Does this role sound interesting? Apply today and a member of the team will be in contact if you meet our requirements. All applicants are subject to vetting checks including: Right to work check, DBS check and reference check. Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
      • newtownabbey, northern ireland
      • permanent
      • £6,177 - £7,722, per year, flexible hours
      • randstad business support
      Are you an experienced Administrator that thrives in a fast paced office environment? Due to ongoing customer demand and business expansion we are keen to recruit an experienced Administrator for our client within the Legal sector specialising in Employment Law. The successful candidate will join a small, experienced and established team on a permanent part time basis and will be responsible for managing volume client enquiries and providing critical clerical support to practice solicitors. Info: Permanent part time hours, 12-16 hours per week £9.90 pay rate per hourBT36 location Pension & HolidaysFlexible hours of work, monrigs or afternoons Qualifications / ExperienceStrong administrative experience essential IT proficient, strong Excel skillsPrevious experience within legal environment highly desirable although not essentialProficient data entry skills & typing speedMinimum GCSE Maths & English or equivalent MS Word, Outlook & database managementResponsibilities:Handling volume customer enquiries from prospective clients in relation to employment law mattersMailbox management with efficient response to email, web & phone based enquiriesProcessing and opening new customer filesMaking detailed and chronological notes of calls before forwarding full details to solicitors for assessmentCase file managementData entry & reports Administrative support for the legal team as requiredRandstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
      Are you an experienced Administrator that thrives in a fast paced office environment? Due to ongoing customer demand and business expansion we are keen to recruit an experienced Administrator for our client within the Legal sector specialising in Employment Law. The successful candidate will join a small, experienced and established team on a permanent part time basis and will be responsible for managing volume client enquiries and providing critical clerical support to practice solicitors. Info: Permanent part time hours, 12-16 hours per week £9.90 pay rate per hourBT36 location Pension & HolidaysFlexible hours of work, monrigs or afternoons Qualifications / ExperienceStrong administrative experience essential IT proficient, strong Excel skillsPrevious experience within legal environment highly desirable although not essentialProficient data entry skills & typing speedMinimum GCSE Maths & English or equivalent MS Word, Outlook & database managementResponsibilities:Handling volume customer enquiries from prospective clients in relation to employment law mattersMailbox management with efficient response to email, web & phone based enquiriesProcessing and opening new customer filesMaking detailed and chronological notes of calls before forwarding full details to solicitors for assessmentCase file managementData entry & reports Administrative support for the legal team as requiredRandstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
      • addlestone, south east
      • permanent
      • £30,000 - £31,000, per year, Holiday, Pension.
      • randstad business support
      Job Title: IP Administrator (Paralegal)Salary: approx £30,000Location: Addlestone (3 days in the office, 2 days working from home)Contract: Permanent Start date: ASAPJob Description:* This role manages the global patent and trademark portfolio with the objective to ensure best possible use and protection of the IP across the group (making IP available to relevant managers and colleagues, monitoring competitors' activities and potential IP infringements, assisting managers and attorneys in protecting IP against infringement, assisting in legal IP proceedings and assisting in development and filing of new I.P.). * The role holder is the interface between Line Managers, inventors, patent and trademark attorneys, patent and trademark renewal agency, Patent and Trademark Offices, and is responsible for the coordination / completion of all IP related activities in relation to * Prior art and patentability searches; availability searches relating to trademarks * Patent and trademark applications and prosecution * National phase of patent applications * Patent and trademark renewals * Office Actions and Examination Reports issued by patent and trademark authorities worldwide o Legal aspects of IP (protecting the company against IP infringement by third parties and infringement claims from third parties) * Assisting in drafting assignment, licence and coexistence agreements * Monitoring of deadlines (renewals, responses to Office Actions, Examination Reports et al.) * Arranging evidence of use documentation (in connection with trademark renewals) * Assisting in preparing annual budget and in ensuring budget compliance * Managing and continuous updating of IP database, including relevant intercompany and third party agreements * Managing Document Management System for global technology group * Quarterly reviews of royalty calculation of company subsidiaries based on intercompany licence agreements * Keeping track of chemical formulation transfers within the group (as backup for tax audits)Key AccountabilitySafety, Health, Environment & Security: * Comply with company Health & Safety rules and regulations Commercial / financial Ownership * Carry out online prior art searches, where possible, to reduce fees payable to patent and trademark attorneys * Manage IP cost tracker; review and approve invoices * Assist in ensuring budget compliance for IP management * Monthly IP reports * Quarterly Royalty reviews / updating schedules of licensed products regularly for royalty calculation * Assist in preparing calculation of royalty entitlement of German employees / inventors in line with German Employee Invention Act Working Together * Drive knowledge sharing - make information about the company's IP available to all relevant stakeholders * Keep Line Managers and colleagues apprised of competitors' activities and patent publications * Best practice / knowledge shared across the businessCritical Experience and Qualifications:* Experience within a complex, international environment involving chemical and steel products preferred * Sound knowledge of product portfolio and application types, interface between disciplines * Sound knowledge of protected technology * Sound knowledge of legal requirements and good understanding of IP legislation in core countries (The United States, Canada, most of Western Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand)* Problem solving & project management skillsRandstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
      Job Title: IP Administrator (Paralegal)Salary: approx £30,000Location: Addlestone (3 days in the office, 2 days working from home)Contract: Permanent Start date: ASAPJob Description:* This role manages the global patent and trademark portfolio with the objective to ensure best possible use and protection of the IP across the group (making IP available to relevant managers and colleagues, monitoring competitors' activities and potential IP infringements, assisting managers and attorneys in protecting IP against infringement, assisting in legal IP proceedings and assisting in development and filing of new I.P.). * The role holder is the interface between Line Managers, inventors, patent and trademark attorneys, patent and trademark renewal agency, Patent and Trademark Offices, and is responsible for the coordination / completion of all IP related activities in relation to * Prior art and patentability searches; availability searches relating to trademarks * Patent and trademark applications and prosecution * National phase of patent applications * Patent and trademark renewals * Office Actions and Examination Reports issued by patent and trademark authorities worldwide o Legal aspects of IP (protecting the company against IP infringement by third parties and infringement claims from third parties) * Assisting in drafting assignment, licence and coexistence agreements * Monitoring of deadlines (renewals, responses to Office Actions, Examination Reports et al.) * Arranging evidence of use documentation (in connection with trademark renewals) * Assisting in preparing annual budget and in ensuring budget compliance * Managing and continuous updating of IP database, including relevant intercompany and third party agreements * Managing Document Management System for global technology group * Quarterly reviews of royalty calculation of company subsidiaries based on intercompany licence agreements * Keeping track of chemical formulation transfers within the group (as backup for tax audits)Key AccountabilitySafety, Health, Environment & Security: * Comply with company Health & Safety rules and regulations Commercial / financial Ownership * Carry out online prior art searches, where possible, to reduce fees payable to patent and trademark attorneys * Manage IP cost tracker; review and approve invoices * Assist in ensuring budget compliance for IP management * Monthly IP reports * Quarterly Royalty reviews / updating schedules of licensed products regularly for royalty calculation * Assist in preparing calculation of royalty entitlement of German employees / inventors in line with German Employee Invention Act Working Together * Drive knowledge sharing - make information about the company's IP available to all relevant stakeholders * Keep Line Managers and colleagues apprised of competitors' activities and patent publications * Best practice / knowledge shared across the businessCritical Experience and Qualifications:* Experience within a complex, international environment involving chemical and steel products preferred * Sound knowledge of product portfolio and application types, interface between disciplines * Sound knowledge of protected technology * Sound knowledge of legal requirements and good understanding of IP legislation in core countries (The United States, Canada, most of Western Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand)* Problem solving & project management skillsRandstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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      • birmingham, mid
      • full-time
      • RecruitmentRevolution.com
      Are you frustrated where you work and do you want Law to be less stressful? Do you want to work for a non-traditional law firm? Do you expect the following from your work?+ To be Happy to start work because you look forward to what the day will bring, enjoy what you do, interacting with your colleagues and team and feel you have helped people while achieving your personal goals.+ To be Hungry to learn more, improve your skills, maximise your potential and help your clients achieve their goals.+ To be Honest and open with yourself, your clients and your colleagues and for them to be honest with you because that is the basis of integrity and self-improvement.+ To be Humble and open minded enough to know that you can always learn from others and from your mistakes; that every one of your colleagues and clients are important and deserve respect and to know that true success can only be achieved with the help and support of others.+ To be Helpful because you want to practice law to help others; you want to be part of a team where everyone supports everyone else and the more you give the more you get.All of the above are our core values and the basis of our culture. If you live by the same values we believe that this would be a good place for you to be and we can achieve great things together.Role InfoCommercial Property SolicitorRemote with Adhoc Meetings @ St Albans HQ (or come to the office when you like)£50,000 – £60,000Plus Excellent Benefits Package, Support & DevelopmentWe’re Paperless and fully digital!Who we are:Launched in 1990 by our Founder, who has a penchant for live music and trekking around Tasmania, Nepal and Europe, we are a full-services modern Law firm. We're big enough to offer a full range of legal services, but small enough to care about each and every client. And it's this fanatical dedication to our customers that has kept some of our clients on our roster for over 30 years. We challenge the conventional legal practice in our thinking from the ground up and have an operating system fit for the 21st century. We're paperless and fully digitised allowing our solicitors to work flexibly and efficiently.The Role:The core purpose of this role is to assist the firm in achieving its 10 year targets by:+ Expanding the commercial department,+ Generating income from commercial property legal work+ Promoting the firm and developing relationships with third parties+ Contributing to the firm’s marketing activitiesAbout You:+ Degree from a good University – ideally Russell Group+ Strong academic qualifications+ Highly technically proficient+ 3 years plus PQE minimum+ Trained with good quality firm+ Professional in appearance and presentation+ Good IT skills+ Able to work independently or in a team+ Confident without arrogance+ Strong communicator+ Good character – you want to make a difference to people's lives+ Some residential property experience (desirable)What we offer in return:+ Ability to work from home or office+ Admin taken away to leave you to concentrate on the law and clients+ Mentoring and technical support+ 25 days holiday in addition to Bank Holidays+ Workplace pension+ Free parking+ Employee discount+ Full training+ Access to Thomson Reuters Practical Law+ Up to date technology & systems+ Support from an experienced Paralegal and CRT+ Virtually paperless environmentSounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to our Founder & DirectorApplication notice… We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect you maybe contacted by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.
      • birmingham, mid
      • full-time
      • Bluetownonline LTD
      Job Title: Legal SecretaryLocation: BirminghamSalary: CompetitiveJob type: Full Time - 37 hours per week.Forrester's IP LLP is a leading full service intellectual property firm with an international client base. We have offices located in Birmingham, Liverpool, London and Munich. Since being established in 1884, we have grown from a regional firm into an international practice. Despite our long history we are a young firm with a fresh approach to our clients' requirements and employee career progression. We are rated as one of the leading intellectual property firms in the UK.Overseas candidates will NOT be considered for this role. We are not sponsoring Visa's at this time, so please refrain from applying unless eligible to work in the UKThe role: We are currently looking to recruit a Legal Administrator / Legal Secretary to join a friendly team in our Birmingham office. This is a full-time, permanent role.The purpose of this role is to provide first-class administrative/secretarial support to the patent/and or TM fee earners which shall involve all aspects of administrative/secretarial work and will be reporting to a Partner. The Candidate: Experience of working in a legal/professional services environment. A background in intellectual property is desirable but not essential.Confident in using latest communication technologies Microsoft teams/zoom.Demonstrable experience of using of databases and other systemsAble to use audio transcription tools big hand etc.Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.Proven organisational skills and excellent oral and written communication skillsPossess a commitment to quality and attention to detail. A high level of accuracy is essential.Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:Preparation of reports, draft invoices, uploading invoices to e-billing systemsPreparation of online forms for registration of patents, trademarks and designs.Processing correspondence and electronic filesTranscribe audio dictated correspondenceMinute taking when requiredDiary managementTelephone cover for offices when requiredOrganising completion of fee earner's workload when they are not availableDealing with fee earner's incoming emailsDrafting letters, emails and occasionally travel schedulesBasic record entering and record keepingProof readingSorting, prioritising, and dispatching of documentsOther general duties commensurate with positionBenefits:A pleasant and friendly working environmentSmart casual dress codeFlexible working - core hours (hybrid working)26 days annual leave, increasing by one day with each complete years' service, to a maximum of 31 days, in addition to bank holidaysLife Assurance coverEmployee Assistance ProgrammeMutual pension contribution of up to 5%After successful completion of probationary period:Health Cash planCycle schemeSeason Ticket LoanPlease click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: legal secretary, family secretary, PA, Legal Typist, Typist, Legal PA, Secretary, Legal Administrator, Legal Office Support, Legal Assistant, Legal Business Support, Fee Earner Support may also be considered for this role.
      • ledbury, mid
      • part-time
      • Walsingham Support
      Job Title: Creative Learning Facilitator Hours: Minimum 6 hours a ; Salary: £ per ; Location: Ledbury Essential: Full UK Driving License Do you want to finish your day knowing you’ve made a genuine difference to someone’s life? Are you passionate about helping others to achieve their goals – not matter how big or small? Then we have the job for you! About us We are currently seeking an enthusiastic facilitator to be integral in delivering a high-quality service, principally providing meaningful day activities with a specific focus on domestic skills, that enable adults with learning disabilities to develop their own unique and individual ; As the facilitator you will be integral part in delivering a high-quality service principally providing meaningful day activities that enable adults with learning disabilities to develop their own unique and individual lifestyle. Walsingham Support are a charity that has been supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, brain injuries and complex needs across England and Wales since 1986. We pride ourselves on putting the individuals we support at the centre of everything that we do. We do this by delivering specifically tailored support for every individual we work with. As part of your role, your duties will include: Providing high quality, meaningful activities with a specific focus on domestic skills to adults who are supported by Walsingham Support and to others in the community on dates and times agreed with the Creative Learning Manager. Consulting with the Creative Learning Manager and Team Leader in order to provide suitable session content and delivery. Adhering to Health and safety legislation to maintain the safety of individuals in session activities, ensuring that clients feel safe, secure and empowered. Monitor and report on the wellbeing of those using the service. Working collaboratively to deliver continuity of service and delivery of sessions. Adjusting information for clients so that it suits individual preferences or needs. Ensuring all clients have the opportunity to be as fully involved as possible in decision making. Being aware of your own professional development and participate in training and relevant potential learning opportunities that enhance your contribution to the service. Maintaining all records as required and participate in meetings as requested by the Creative Learning Manager. Having a keen interest in cooking and sewing is desirable Why work with us? We really care about all of our staff and offer a range of excellent benefits: Favourable working hours, including part-time roles and a minimum guaranteed hours (MGH) scheme for suitable positions 28 days’ annual leave, rising to up to 38 days depending on length of service Double pay if you work on bank holidays Pension scheme contributions Life assurance equal to three times your salary Bereavement helpline Eye care vouchers (dependent on position) Training and continuing professional development opportunities Long service awards Outstanding work bonus payments £250 recommend a friend bonus.
      • london, london
      • full-time
      • Google
      Minimum qualifications:Bachelor's degree, LLB degree, or equivalent practical experience. UK qualified solicitor, with experience in private practice and/or an in-house team.Experience in negotiating, drafting and advising clients on technology-related commercial agreements, including multi-jurisdictional transactions and outsourcing agreements.Experience of commercial and IT law, and advising on data protection and TUPE issues.Preferred qualifications:Experience with advising on Marketing work.About the jobAs Associate Legal Counsel, you’ll advise on and discuss complex commercial structures and multi-regional agreements for a variety of commercial and IT agreements including procurement and vendor services. You’ll work closely with Google’s Security, Facilities, Benefits, Insurance, Trust and Safety, and Marketing teams, while also liaising with Legal colleagues in Google offices throughout EMEA and in the US. You will advise our Marketing team on advertising content, balancing risk and protecting Google’s reputation while allowing our Marketing team’s creativity to be displayed.20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for working with some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you address unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents. Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world.ResponsibilitiesAdvise on legal issues and risks, complex agreement structures, and company policies for a variety of commercial and IT agreements.Develop a range of agreements throughout EMEA. Maintain templates that comply with company policies and local law.Develop expertise in relevant industries and Google policies, and build relationships with clients in our various EMEA offices and the US.Advise management, clients, and US legal teams on various aspects of English law.Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.
      • bracknell, hc
      • full-time
      • TD Synnex
      Job Purpose: To advise the senior management team on all aspects of commercial contracts law with particular focus on advising, negotiating and drafting.Responsibilities: Management of complex legal issues and delivery of clear pragmatic legal advice.Responsibility for the review including the drafting, negotiating and concluding of vendor contracts, customer contracts, services contracts, consultancy contracts, confidentiality agreements, service level agreements, flow down agreements and other related legal agreements.Ensure that all agreements comply with Tech Data's policies.Creation of precedent contracts and forms.Identify management information requirements for the measurement of legal risk exposure and performance for internal productivity.Ensure that legal service and support (both internally and externally) provided to the business is of the highest standard and ensure client satisfactionEnsure that all aspects of legal risk are identified covered and controlled in the implementation of all contracts and internal systems and procedures.Supporting any other legal duties as required by your line manager.Maintain knowledge of data protection and competition law also an understanding of environmental law and export compliance. Knowledge Skills and Experience: Suitably qualified solicitor with good academics and a commercial background. Largely working autonomously, with the guidance and support of the local and wider Tech Data Legal Department.Previous In-House experience is essential, in addition to experience in commercial contracts.Ability to build effective working relationships with senior level management and the sales teams and managing all key stakeholders.High level of thinking and problem solving capability and be capable of working under heavy stress and shifting priorities.Organised, methodical and working closely with all parts of the business.Executing against tight deadlines and high expectations in a high pressure environment.Excellent communication skills.Attention to detail, accurate and precise.Organisation, time and task managementA can do attitude to getting the job done.Ability to communicate effectively and concisely verbally and in writing at all levels Ability to research and keep abreast of relevant areas of law.Ability to negotiate with external parties to bring matters to a successful conclusion.Excellent record keeping skills.#LI-RS1 Cultural Competency Requirements: Within Tech Data diversity is one of our fundamental shared values. We are a multi-cultural environment and we pride ourselves on being a welcoming place of work where we celebrate inclusion and champion people from a multitude of backgrounds. Join our team to connect the world with the power of technology!
      • leeds, yorkshire
      • full-time
      • Citation
      HR / Employment Law ConsultantSalary: Up to £42,000 per annum Location: fully remote or hybrid split of home and officeTraining: Optional CIPD level 7!Are you looking for your next move in HR and looking for a role that encompasses your passion for both HR and employment law? Are you bored of the same old HR roles and are keen to unleash your creativity, solving problems in a fast-paced and demanding but highly rewarding and supportive environment? If so, then read on…We are Citation - One of the UK's biggest providers of HR, Employment Law, Health and Safety and other compliance services. We are far from your average service provider as our colleagues bring their great personalities to work, not just their skills!We've just entered our 3rd wave of private equity ownership alongside KKR and Hg Capital and don't plan on slowing down anytime soon. This also means as the company grows over the next 3 to 5 years, you've got the opportunity to do so too! If the prospect of this excites you… good, you're the right type of person for us.If you are a professional with a personality who wants to work in a forward-thinking business surrounded by brilliant people who really care about you and are great to work with, then we are definitely the Company you should come and grow with. So, if our culture sounds like a good fit for you and you want to be part of our success story, then send us your details.The roleThis is a blended consultancy role, providing HR advice as well as hands-on support to our clients and would be perfect for someone who loves to do both!We believe in a good work-life balance. There is no taking work home, no mobile phone ringing out of hours, no time recording, and you will see a case through from start to finish, building up relationships with your clients.Our client base covers a wide range of UK industries and businesses, so no two days are the same.The role consists of:* You will work with our client to provide end to end telephone support for all their employee relation needs meaning you will be a contact for help with a wide range of HR and employment law subjects, including disciplinary and grievance, TUPE and redundancy.* You will provide ad hoc support in the form of proactive and reactive services, which includes HR training, chairing meetings such as disciplinary and grievance hearings or potentially exit negotiations on behalf of your client. AD HOCEssentially, giving the clients the support they need to keep their business compliant in the ever-changing world of HR and employment law!The person:* Experience in providing advice on complex and varied HR and employment law issues * Experience in independently and impartially conducting meetings with employees* Be passionate about helping and supporting clients to achieve the needs of their business* Tact, diplomacy, an eye for detail and excellent oral and written communication skills are essential* Be self-motivated and able to work with autonomy* Actively committed to self-developmentWhat you get from us?Working for Citation you will receive 25 days holiday, corporate gym membership discounts, private healthcare, your birthday off work, the opportunity to purchase extra leave, pension contributions and more!If you are still reading this, it says our culture is for you. Apply now. Come join us.
      • northenden, nw
      • full-time
      • Express Solicitors
      Express Solicitors have an exciting opportunity for a Litigation Assistant - Route to Training Contract to join the team.Location: Northenden, ManchesterSalary: £20,000 per annumHours: 8:30am-5:30pm Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm FridayAbout Us:At Express, we pride ourselves in the work we do helping injured people. We are a top 200 Law Firm that specialises in personal injury. We cover every area of personal injury including public liability, occupier's liability, road traffic accidents, employer's liability, industrial disease, serious injuries and clinical negligence matters. The first step on this journey is the position of Litigation Assistant in one of our Departments (OL/PL, EL, RTA, and Consumer Claims). We currently have positions available in OL/PL, RTA and EL.Litigation Assistant - The Role:We see the Litigation Assistant role as a stepping stone towards even greater things - to SQE degree apprenticeship or Training Contract. We are looking for people who, with further investment by us, will make excellent litigation lawyers. We have 39 Trainee Solicitors undertaking a combination of the traditional route via LPC as well as a further 8 undertaking the SQE Degree Apprenticeship.Litigation Assistant - Key Responsibilities:- Chasing by telephone , medical records, police reports, engineer assessments, client statements- Detail checking: making sure the initial attendance is accurate, keeping the case management file fully up to date- Client care- Document analysis: research, review of expert reports, review of denials, quantum reviews, drafting of court documentation, attending applications, attending conferences, taking notes- Witness statements- Weekly reviews with supervisors- Four monthly appraisals to discuss you and your career- Task management, you will be supporting a lawyer and their clients- Case progressionLitigation Assistant - What we can offer you:Personal Injury Academy - Within 6 months of starting at Express Solicitors, we offer bespoke training on black letter law and soft skills. This will be a solid foundation to progress in the role. Thereafter you will have further in-depth training on Personal Injury litigation modules throughout your journey to a training contract.Our trainers include 2 Partners with over 62 years combined PQE gained in Personal Injury litigation, as well as an IT Trainer and a Soft Skills Trainer.Litigation Assistant - You:- We are looking for people who have strong legal academic achievement (LLB, LLM, LPC, GDL)- Usually, this will be in tandem with relevant work experience, to show a desire for helping injured people as well as strong commercial acumen- We are looking for people with the right attitude, who want to learn and progress- We are looking for people who show professionalism, maturity and aptitude for client care and ability to deal with pressure; this is an autonomous role where you will be expected to take responsibility for the tasks in your remit- We are looking for our Trainee Solicitors of the future, so we need to see the correct skills, we offer an uncapped number of Trainee Solicitors, and we offer rolling admittance dates throughout the yearLitigation Assistant - Benefits:We always endeavour to recruit and retain the best staff around. To do so we offer competitive remuneration packages, ongoing training and development opportunities and a wide variety of interesting and challenging work. Additionally, we also offer the following:- 23 days holiday, rising 1 day per year to 26 days, plus bank/public hols; 3 of these days are reserved for the Christmas office closure- 3 holiday buybacks per year after 1 year of service- Private medical insurance available after 2 years' service- Life Assurance - 2 x salary based on annual salary only - eligibility commences when you join the company- Salary sacrifice pension scheme, in addition to auto-enrolment option.- Active social committee, Company pays for trips to , Bowling, Quiz Night, Christmas party, Summer Barbecue plus in-team events such as Escape Rooms, Junkyard Golf etc- Employee Assistance Programme- Free fruit delivered twice a week for all employees- Strong track record of training and promotions throughout the Company.Litigation Assistant - Recruitment Process:3 stage Interview process: 1) MS form, (2) Telephone interview with role-play, (3) face to face interview.By applying for this vacancy, you are giving us consent for to process your data in line with our Privacy Policy, full details of which can be found on our company website.To submit your CV and cover letter for this exciting Litigation Assistant opportunity, please press 'Apply' now.
      • leeds, yorkshire
      • full-time
      • Jet2.com
      We have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Paralegal to join our successful and growing leisure travel business, consisting of and Jet2holidays, the UK’s third largest airline and UK’s second-largest holiday operator ; Key responsibilities:You will join our Legal Services team, supporting our qualified solicitors with a broad range of commercial legal work, including legal research, creating and updating legal documents, and providing legal support on contracts, data protection and marketing. This would be an ideal role for someone looking to gain some “hands on” legal experience in a dynamic commercial environment.Person specification:The successful candidate will have strong academics including a law degree or post graduate diploma in law (or equivalent). Professional qualifications (such as the Legal Practice Course or equivalent) or prior legal work experience are not a necessity, but may be an advantage. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to work to tight timescales and have a positive ‘can do’ attitude.What can we offer you?We have been recognised as one of the Top 50 Best Places to Work in the UK on Glassdoor and offer our valued colleagues a range of benefits including:- Hybrid working - 2 days per week office based34 days holiday entitlement per annum3 x salary life assuranceContributory pension schemeCareer progression opportunitiesEmployee Assistance programme including professional counsellingAnnual pay reviewColleague discounts on Jet2holidays and holidays and flightsThis is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting forward thinking business. We operate scheduled leisure flights to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities from our 10 UK bases.Help us to send our all-important customers on holiday with and Jet2holidays!!
      • oatlands park, hc
      • full-time
      • BP
      Job Profile Summarybp Trading & Shipping (T&S) is bp’s energy trading division, responsible for the physical and financial trading of oil, refined products, biofuels, gas, power, LNG and low carbon fuels. It is a friendly, exciting and dynamic organisation, and is bp’s face to the traded markets.We wish to recruit a lawyer with experience in financing and/or commodity derivatives to join our legal team supporting Refining & Products Trading - Europe & Africa (which focusses on trading oil, refined products and biofuels). This includes the Marketing & Origination (who negotiate long term structured deals) and Structured Products teams (who provide risk management products to clients as part of day-to-day business and larger transactions including physical commodity and financial instruments).Job AdvertAbout the job:The successful candidate will have experience in financing transactions (for example, prepayments, pre-export finance, reserve-based lending, acquisition finance or project finance) and/or commodity derivatives. Be part of a diverse team, with the expectation that over time you'll gain experience advising across a number of the team’s other areas of accountability, including:Day-to-day support for the operational aspects of physical commodity trading, including shipping, quantity and quality claims, demurrage, non-performance and other contractual issues;Lower carbon activities, such as biofuels, circular economy and emission reduction projects;Term deals for supply and purchase contracts of oil and refined products;Disputes;New technologies, such as supporting blockchain ventures;Trade finance, such as receivables discounting;Joint ventures, storage arrangements and new country access;Anti-bribery and corruption, trade sanctions and competition law issues; andFinancial services regulation (although we have specific team members who lead in this area).The individual will primarily support the Marketing & Origination team in BP’s trading business.Further accountability will include providing broad commercial legal advice as necessary, working closely with traders and support functions including Credit, Tax, Treasury, Compliance and the Contracts team.About you:Qualified lawyerExperience advising on financing transactions and/or commodity derivatives in private practice or in-house at a bank, trading house or energy company.Strong interpersonal skills – capable of adopting a variety of styles to interact with clients on the trading floor and senior management to achieve the desired result.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Ability to work both autonomously and as a team player working in a global function.Strong problem-solving skills, with the creativity to propose different options and build consensus.Show integrity, courage and sound ethical judgment.Experience of structured deals combining finance, offtakes and hedging would be an advantage.Understanding of relevant regulatory context, such as MifiD II.EntityLegalJob Family GroupLegal GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNegligible travelTime TypeFull timeCountryUnited KingdomAbout BPLEGALJoin us and become a trusted advisor delivering legal support to the group focused on material risk, value and growth, protecting ourselves and enabling the realisation of our purpose, strategy, ambition and aims.Together we will achieve this by:• providing professional legal advice and counsel to the entities we support• leading and co-ordinating the identification and management of legal risks• developing a highly skilled, progressive and diverse legal team• supporting the entities in the delivery of their accountabilities• living the bp code and being role models of our values and behavioursLegal disclaimerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.
      • chalfont saint peter, hc
      • full-time
      • BP
      Job Profile SummaryBe the primary manager of enforcement leads for bp in relation to trademark infringement globally. Allocation of leads to investigators / external law firms. Robust management of investigators and external resources to ensure compliance and adherence to bp’s code of conduct. Engage with legal’s clients and business leaders; providing management information and portfolio analysis and reporting.Job AdvertLead domestic, foreign and international trademark paralegal activities ( , trademark filing, prosecution, and maintenance) in support of bp’s intellectual property needs in relation to the acquisition and maintenance of bp’s trademarks rights. To lead a global complex trademark docket, assisting a team of attorneys in resolving routine legal issues with minimal or no supervision. Robust vendor management, cost control and strategic management of vendors in the areas of acquisition, protection and maintenance of bp’s trademark rights.About the job:Lead portfolio reviews with clients to ensure they are closely aligned with strategy. Provide analysis of clients’ portfolios to facilitate decision-making.Responsible for coordination of enforcement leads; prioritising and allocating investigators to leads; robust management of investigators to ensure compliance and adherence to bp’s code of conduct.Lead domestic, international and foreign trademark paralegal activities ( , trademark filing, prosecution, and maintenance)in support of BP’s intellectual property needs – filing of trademark applications, prosecution of trademark applications, and notarization and legalization procedures with minimal or no supervision.Interact with UK Intellectual Property Office, World Intellectual Property Office and other foreign patent offices with respect to paralegal matters, interact with outside counsel with respect to paralegal issues, instruct foreign law firms as appropriate, and handle all documents / correspondence in accordance with departmental practice; resolving the legal issues with minimal or no supervision; and working in a timely manner to meet deadlines.Prepare and submit legal documents compliant with legal requirements for each jurisdiction and for bp’s IP practice such as powers of attorney and specific authorisations to third parties; intercompany assignments and worldwide assignments; and arrange for the legalisation and notarisation of them in line with country-specific legal guidelines with minimal or no supervision or intervention from the attorney.Manage trademark attorney dockets and maintain the IP databases. From government notifications (national and international) and legal correspondence, accurately gather deadlines and requirements for legal submissions; keep docket current; prepare some initial drafts of response to some office actions for review by the attorney and support the attorneys in the filing of submissions on time.To provide legal expertise and technical recommendations in support of large transactions/ divestments and also in the acquisition of trademarks. Handling complex pre filing issues that arise and verification of attorneys’ instructions.Actively contribute to the drive for simplification and harmonisation of processes and procedures globally.About you:Previous trademark paralegal experiencePrevious experience working in brand protection – particularly trademark enforcement casesDesign Power BI dashboards or similarAbility to network and build key relationshipsExperience working in law firm, or in-house legal team with trademark attorneysRobust management of vendors in particular enforcement investigators and outsourced legal service providersAbility to prioritise workload in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.Planning and organisational skills.Ability to work independently and with strong attention to detailStrong social skills and good communicator with able to lead meetings with clients. Work well in a team, demonstrating flexibility to support others in the team at times of high volume workload to achieve the best results.Knowledge of Excel and ability to provide effective reportingPrevious experience of working with trademark portfolio management tool – WebTMs or similarKnowledge of patents / working as a patent paralegal / administratorPatent portfolio management tool – CPI or similarEntityLegalJob Family GroupLegal GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNoCountryUnited KingdomAbout BPLEGALJoin us and become a trusted advisor delivering legal support to the group focused on material risk, value and growth, protecting ourselves and enabling the realisation of our purpose, strategy, ambition and aims.Together we will achieve this by:• providing professional legal advice and counsel to the entities we support• leading and co-ordinating the identification and management of legal risks• developing a highly skilled, progressive and diverse legal team• supporting the entities in the delivery of their accountabilities• living the bp code and being role models of our values and behavioursLegal disclaimerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.
      • manchester, nw
      • full-time
      • Hiring People
      Our client is a long established family-run Law Firm in Prestwich, North Manchester. They are looking for a Legal Secretary / Assistant, who will work with a Partner in the Firm who specialises in Conveyancing. Ideally, the successful candidate will have prior experience, specifically as a conveyancing legal-secretary, but provided they have worked previously at a Solicitors’ Office as a legal secretary and are familiar with using Case Management Systems, they will be happy to offer internal training to bring them up to speed with the in’s and out’s of Conveyancing.Candidates must have an excellent command of English and be able to audio-type.The Law Firm offers the advantage that it is away from the hustle and bustle of the City Centre, has easy parking next to the office and is located in a leafy part of this increasingly popular Manchester suburb – with shops, restaurants and cafe’s nearby. Their secretaries are very much their assistants and are really treated as an integral part of the ; Your work and presence with them will really be valued and you’ll have no parking expenditure and no need to stay late doing overtime as in a lot of City Centre Firms. This really is a 9am -5pm less pressurised role, in a friendly office with a fantastic client base.Our client considers their secretaries to be the “face of the firm” and so they’re looking for an applicant with a good smile, a positive attitude and a great desire to help their clients in their legal journey with them.How to ApplyThese vacancies at our client don’t come up often so why not apply and they’ll be happy to look over your CV.Salary £19K
      • runcorn, nw
      • full-time
      • Net-Recruit
      LITIGATION SUPPORT ASSOCIATE / RUNCORN / UP TO £22K & EXCELLENT BENEFITSDue to rapid expansion, our client has several exciting full-time roles available to join their Litigation Recovery team. Based in new offices in Runcorn, they are offering fantastic career and development opportunities for enthusiastic candidates at one of the UK’s top litigation firms.These exciting new Litigation Support Associate roles will consist of managing and progressing a case load through the litigation process, in line with business and client parameters.What’s on Offer?A salary of up to £22,000 per annumRegular performance-based bonus scheme29 days Annual Leave (including Bank Holidays)Your BIRTHDAY offOffice hours, Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm ( hours per week, early finish Fridays!)Dress Down FridaysFriday Breakfast SandwichesFree ParkingEmployer Contributed PensionFree tea & coffee making facilitiesKey Responsibilities of the Litigation Support Associate:Handling inbound correspondence on pre and post litigated filesCompleting support tasks where requiredReviewing financial statements and agreeing payments arrangements in line with customer affordabilityReviewing and collating client and court documentationReviewing the prospects of each case and reaching conclusion in client’s best interestsRisk assessing cases to identify potential issues and flagging these in advanceTo take advantage of this great opportunity you will need:A positive and ‘team player’ mentalityAbility to work in a methodical and organised mannerAbility to pro-actively manage your time and caseloadDemonstrable attention to detailA willingness to learn and developPrevious legal or case management experience not essential! This is the ideal opportunity for individuals who want to work for an established and growing company and are looking for the next step in their career within the field of case management.What’s Next?If you have the passion and skillset required to take on one of these brand-new Litigation Support Associate positions, we would love to hear from you. APPLY TODAY for immediate consideration.
      • oxford, hc
      • full-time
      • BP
      Job Profile SummaryOur purpose is reimagining energy for people and our planet. We want to help the world reach net zero and improve people’s lives. As part of our strategy, bp will leverage digital innovations and put customers at the heart of what we do whilst managing our data privacy, cybersecurity and other technology-related risks. A full-time senior privacy lawyer is required to join the Digital & Privacy team (D&P), that sits within the Digital, Applied Scliences, Privacy & Brands legal team, to assist bp in delivering its strategy while maintaining a strong culture of data privacy compliance within the organisation.Job AdvertD&P serves as bp’s central data privacy team responsible for maintaining bp’s global privacy compliance framework.In doing so, D&P provides the business with the necessary tools, training, processes and advice for managing personal information in accordance with bp requirements and applicable laws.The successful candidate will be a key senior contributor to bp’s privacy programme helping our business achieve its aims while mitigating its privacy related risks.About the job:Maintaining, shaping and implementing bp’s global privacy programme, including drafting, implementing and advising on applicable policies and procedures and training and awareness materials.Preparing for and responding to cyber security incidents and other issues involving personal data.Analysing relevant and evolving legislation across geographies to understand the impact on bp and assisting in their implementation where applicable.Supporting a network of local privacy managers across the company.Assessing the privacy implications of new technologies, data strategies and business opportunities developed by bp’s global businesses.Supporting the data privacy aspects of contracts and counterparty due diligence such as supply chain arrangements, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestitures in collaboration with others in legal and other support functions.Instructing and managing external counsel as necessary and within budget.About you:In-depth understanding of privacy legislation, including the GDPR and UK Data Protection Act 2018.Experience in developing, implementing and/or maintaining a privacy compliance programme.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work well both independently and as part of a team. This role requires engagement with all levels of the businesses and support functions across bp.A proven track record of high-quality contribution to strategy and delivery.English law qualification preferred.International experience.Strong technology and project management skills.Prior experience with the legal aspects of technology or cybersecurity related matters.EntityLegalJob Family GroupLegal GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNegligible travelTime TypeFull timeCountryUnited KingdomAbout BPLEGALJoin us and become a trusted advisor delivering legal support to the group focused on material risk, value and growth, protecting ourselves and enabling the realisation of our purpose, strategy, ambition and aims.Together we will achieve this by:• providing professional legal advice and counsel to the entities we support• leading and co-ordinating the identification and management of legal risks• developing a highly skilled, progressive and diverse legal team• supporting the entities in the delivery of their accountabilities• living the bp code and being role models of our values and behavioursLegal disclaimerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.
      • becontree heath, london
      • full-time
      • BP
      Job Profile Summarybp Trading & Shipping (T&S) is bp’s energy trading division, responsible for the physical and financial trading of oil, refined products, biofuels, gas, power, LNG and low carbon fuels. It is a friendly, exciting and dynamic organisation, and is bp’s face to the traded markets.We wish to recruit a lawyer with experience in financing and/or commodity derivatives to join our legal team supporting Refining & Products Trading - Europe & Africa (which focusses on trading oil, refined products and biofuels). This includes the Marketing & Origination (who negotiate long term structured deals) and Structured Products teams (who provide risk management products to clients as part of day-to-day business and larger transactions including physical commodity and financial instruments).Job AdvertAbout the job:The successful candidate will have experience in financing transactions (for example, prepayments, pre-export finance, reserve-based lending, acquisition finance or project finance) and/or commodity derivatives. Be part of a diverse team, with the expectation that over time you'll gain experience advising across a number of the team’s other areas of accountability, including:Day-to-day support for the operational aspects of physical commodity trading, including shipping, quantity and quality claims, demurrage, non-performance and other contractual issues;Lower carbon activities, such as biofuels, circular economy and emission reduction projects;Term deals for supply and purchase contracts of oil and refined products;Disputes;New technologies, such as supporting blockchain ventures;Trade finance, such as receivables discounting;Joint ventures, storage arrangements and new country access;Anti-bribery and corruption, trade sanctions and competition law issues; andFinancial services regulation (although we have specific team members who lead in this area).The individual will primarily support the Marketing & Origination team in BP’s trading business.Further accountability will include providing broad commercial legal advice as necessary, working closely with traders and support functions including Credit, Tax, Treasury, Compliance and the Contracts team.About you:Qualified lawyerExperience advising on financing transactions and/or commodity derivatives in private practice or in-house at a bank, trading house or energy company.Strong interpersonal skills – capable of adopting a variety of styles to interact with clients on the trading floor and senior management to achieve the desired result.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Ability to work both autonomously and as a team player working in a global function.Strong problem-solving skills, with the creativity to propose different options and build consensus.Show integrity, courage and sound ethical judgment.Experience of structured deals combining finance, offtakes and hedging would be an advantage.Understanding of relevant regulatory context, such as MifiD II.EntityLegalJob Family GroupLegal GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNegligible travelTime TypeFull timeCountryUnited KingdomAbout BPLEGALJoin us and become a trusted advisor delivering legal support to the group focused on material risk, value and growth, protecting ourselves and enabling the realisation of our purpose, strategy, ambition and aims.Together we will achieve this by:• providing professional legal advice and counsel to the entities we support• leading and co-ordinating the identification and management of legal risks• developing a highly skilled, progressive and diverse legal team• supporting the entities in the delivery of their accountabilities• living the bp code and being role models of our values and behavioursLegal disclaimerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.
      • west ealing, london
      • full-time
      • BP
      Job Profile SummaryOur purpose is reimagining energy for people and our planet. We want to help the world reach net zero and improve people’s lives. As part of our strategy, bp will leverage digital innovations and put customers at the heart of what we do whilst managing our data privacy, cybersecurity and other technology-related risks. A full-time senior privacy lawyer is required to join the Digital & Privacy team (D&P), that sits within the Digital, Applied Scliences, Privacy & Brands legal team, to assist bp in delivering its strategy while maintaining a strong culture of data privacy compliance within the organisation.Job AdvertD&P serves as bp’s central data privacy team responsible for maintaining bp’s global privacy compliance framework.In doing so, D&P provides the business with the necessary tools, training, processes and advice for managing personal information in accordance with bp requirements and applicable laws.The successful candidate will be a key senior contributor to bp’s privacy programme helping our business achieve its aims while mitigating its privacy related risks.About the job:Maintaining, shaping and implementing bp’s global privacy programme, including drafting, implementing and advising on applicable policies and procedures and training and awareness materials.Preparing for and responding to cyber security incidents and other issues involving personal data.Analysing relevant and evolving legislation across geographies to understand the impact on bp and assisting in their implementation where applicable.Supporting a network of local privacy managers across the company.Assessing the privacy implications of new technologies, data strategies and business opportunities developed by bp’s global businesses.Supporting the data privacy aspects of contracts and counterparty due diligence such as supply chain arrangements, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestitures in collaboration with others in legal and other support functions.Instructing and managing external counsel as necessary and within budget.About you:In-depth understanding of privacy legislation, including the GDPR and UK Data Protection Act 2018.Experience in developing, implementing and/or maintaining a privacy compliance programme.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work well both independently and as part of a team. This role requires engagement with all levels of the businesses and support functions across bp.A proven track record of high-quality contribution to strategy and delivery.English law qualification preferred.International experience.Strong technology and project management skills.Prior experience with the legal aspects of technology or cybersecurity related matters.EntityLegalJob Family GroupLegal GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNegligible travelTime TypeFull timeCountryUnited KingdomAbout BPLEGALJoin us and become a trusted advisor delivering legal support to the group focused on material risk, value and growth, protecting ourselves and enabling the realisation of our purpose, strategy, ambition and aims.Together we will achieve this by:• providing professional legal advice and counsel to the entities we support• leading and co-ordinating the identification and management of legal risks• developing a highly skilled, progressive and diverse legal team• supporting the entities in the delivery of their accountabilities• living the bp code and being role models of our values and behavioursLegal disclaimerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.
      • northolt, london
      • full-time
      • BP
      Job Profile SummaryOur purpose is reimagining energy for people and our planet. We want to help the world reach net zero and improve people’s lives. As part of our strategy, bp will leverage digital innovations and put customers at the heart of what we do whilst managing our data privacy, cybersecurity and other technology-related risks. A full-time senior privacy lawyer is required to join the Digital & Privacy team (D&P), that sits within the Digital, Applied Scliences, Privacy & Brands legal team, to assist bp in delivering its strategy while maintaining a strong culture of data privacy compliance within the organisation.Job AdvertD&P serves as bp’s central data privacy team responsible for maintaining bp’s global privacy compliance framework.In doing so, D&P provides the business with the necessary tools, training, processes and advice for managing personal information in accordance with bp requirements and applicable laws.The successful candidate will be a key senior contributor to bp’s privacy programme helping our business achieve its aims while mitigating its privacy related risks.About the job:Maintaining, shaping and implementing bp’s global privacy programme, including drafting, implementing and advising on applicable policies and procedures and training and awareness materials.Preparing for and responding to cyber security incidents and other issues involving personal data.Analysing relevant and evolving legislation across geographies to understand the impact on bp and assisting in their implementation where applicable.Supporting a network of local privacy managers across the company.Assessing the privacy implications of new technologies, data strategies and business opportunities developed by bp’s global businesses.Supporting the data privacy aspects of contracts and counterparty due diligence such as supply chain arrangements, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestitures in collaboration with others in legal and other support functions.Instructing and managing external counsel as necessary and within budget.About you:In-depth understanding of privacy legislation, including the GDPR and UK Data Protection Act 2018.Experience in developing, implementing and/or maintaining a privacy compliance programme.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work well both independently and as part of a team. This role requires engagement with all levels of the businesses and support functions across bp.A proven track record of high-quality contribution to strategy and delivery.English law qualification preferred.International experience.Strong technology and project management skills.Prior experience with the legal aspects of technology or cybersecurity related matters.EntityLegalJob Family GroupLegal GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNegligible travelTime TypeFull timeCountryUnited KingdomAbout BPLEGALJoin us and become a trusted advisor delivering legal support to the group focused on material risk, value and growth, protecting ourselves and enabling the realisation of our purpose, strategy, ambition and aims.Together we will achieve this by:• providing professional legal advice and counsel to the entities we support• leading and co-ordinating the identification and management of legal risks• developing a highly skilled, progressive and diverse legal team• supporting the entities in the delivery of their accountabilities• living the bp code and being role models of our values and behavioursLegal disclaimerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.
      • central scotland, scotland
      • full-time
      • QA LIMITED
      Ashurst are a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for future growth. Their in-depth understanding of their clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen them become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. Their clients want them to take responsibility for efficient sourcing of legal services without compromising on quality. Ashurst also want to maximise operational efficiency and remain competitive and innovative. You will provide high quality, highly skilled administrative input to colleagues within the Ashurst global network of offices, covering a wide range of transactions and advice for Ashurst's premier client ; This is a really exciting opportunity for someone with top-notch organisational skills and a strong work ethic to join the business as a Legal Support Apprentice. Ashurst have worked with QA for a number of years now, supporting over 20 talented individuals through their apprenticeship programmes across various departments. The business operates out of 16 countries, with over 3000 staff across 26 offices. Interested? Apply Today!Key Responsibilities:You will provide support to the legal analyst, legal technologies and project management teams as well as, from time to time, other practice areas within the firm. Working as part of a team managing a large-scale ongoing project.Operating NBI (New Business Intake) system, creating file for new cases and putting details into online formTime recording for lawyers using 3E system allowing for accurate billing to clients at the end of the monthSupporting with management and maintenance of Excel spreadsheets.Producing daily internal reports for lawyers, partners and internal stakeholdersUpdating work trackersLiaising with fee earners and internal support functions across the company’s global networkSmall redaction exercisesRunning document comparisonsData verificationProof readingHard and soft copy document management (execution of documents, setting up and managing data rooms)Inbox and diary management Full training will be provided. Required Skills:Educated to Higher Grade or equivalentStrong time management skillsAttention to detail and thoroughness are essentialGood written and oral communicationConfident and professional mannerCommitted, hardworking and responsibleAbility to manage own workloadWell-developed IT skills - being competent in the use of Word and Excel, and familiarity with Outlook would be advantageous.Additional Information:Salary - £14,040 per annumSalary will be discussed should you secure a permanent role at the end of your apprenticeship.Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:3033 days holiday allowanceAbility to purchase additional days holidayCycle to work schemeDiscounts at local retailersPension contribution Future Career Progression:There may be an opportunity to move into a permanent role at the end of your apprenticeship should you perform well.Important Information“QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled #x201D;For more information about QA Apprenticeships, please visit our website. Note: This advert may close early if a suitable candidate is found before the advertised close date is reached.
      • doncaster, yorkshire
      • full-time
      • DB Cargo UK Limited
      Job Title: Legal Counsel NQ - 2 Years PQELocation: Doncaster, South YorkshireSalary: CompetitiveJob type: Full timeDid you know that rail is one of the safest and most eco-friendly means of transport, with one single freight train being able to carry enough materials to build 30 houses! Our services replace the equivalent of over 22 million truck movements every year, saving 7 million tonnes of carbon emissions!The Legal & Regulatory Affairs Department of DB Cargo has a simple mission statement. We are first class business advisors, with high professional standards and positive outlook at all times. We help the business to get things done. Due to a recent expansion of responsibility, we have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join the team.Reporting into the Senior Legal Counsel, this position will be at the forefront of DBC UK's commercial activity, predominantly providing key legal support to our procurement, sales, and production colleagues. In addition to excellent exposure to a wide range of commercial contracts, the successful applicant will also have plenty of opportunities to gain experience in a number of other disciplines including delivery of major projects, compliance and regulatory work. You will also ensure the business is kept up-date-to with key legal and regulatory developments and regularly contribute to the delivery of training sessions. For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced working hours (three or four days a week) and we offer significant flexibility in terms of home working. The RoleGeneral Duties/Key Responsibilities:Commercial transactional matters including first point of liaison with procurement, sales, and production departments.Assisting Senior Legal Counsel with the delivery of major projects, significant disputes, regulatory work with a particular focus on health and safety, environmental matters and DBC UK's response to any crisis/serious incident and related follow-on proceedings (and criminal enforcement in particular), compliance, significant disputes.Assisting the Senior Legal Counsel in the planning and delivery of regular training and distribution of know-how to DBC UK business to ensure highest levels of legal compliance and awareness are maintained.Contribute to the development of Group-wide legal support through the close and effective cooperation with HLC4 and other DB legal departments.Cost effective use and management of external counsel for selected matters requiring specialist advice.Qualifications:We are looking for an individual with strong academics, a keen interest in commercial law, and most of all a 'can-do' attitude. You will positively contribute to the department's strong team ethic, have a solution driven mindset, welcome the challenge of a diverse and often complex workload, and be willing to challenge the status quo or speak up if something isn't right. You will have strong interpersonal skills you can use in both contract negotiations, delivering advice and building relationships with key internal stakeholders.Along with the above, you will have strong knowledge of core legal counsel areas (in particular laws of contract and tort) with the ability to be a 'generalist' practitioner and tackle a wide range of legal topics.You will be admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales, and have 0 to 2 years post qualification experience with a recognised law firm and/or in-house legal function.On offer is a competitive salary, excellent benefits (including generous pension contributions, participation in the company's discretionary management bonus scheme and competitive annual leave allowance), and significant autonomy to manage working arrangements between home and our Head Office in Doncaster. We are also happy to talk about reduced working hours for the right candidate.Benefits:In return, we are offering a competitive salary (negotiable, dependent on skills and experience) and a competitive benefits package.Enjoy discounts with major retailers through DB Cargo's employee benefits portal, Reward GatewayThose eligible for our company car scheme may be entitled to choose from a cash allowance or a range of car options.We offer an attractive defined contributions pension scheme, with enhanced employer contributions.Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; PQE, Legal counsel NQ, legal assistant, Commercial Lawyer, In House Lawyer, Intellectual Property Law, Data Protection Law, Commercial Solicitor, In House Legal Counsel, Contract Law will also be considered for this role.
      • cirencester, sw
      • full-time
      • Professional Services
      Are you at the beginning of your career and want to get into the professional services sector? Can you see yourself working in a law firm that allows you to work your way up as a member of support staff? Do you want to work for a company that offer training, progression opportunities and more? I'd love to talk to you about an opportunity in Cirencester! Working in a full service law firm, you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas of law such as family, property, wills and probate and more. This would be a great opportunity for someone that's looking for a long career as an administrator, secretary or personal assistant - starting as a legal administrator.Benefits:•Parking permit for local area•Increased annual leave available with length of service•Private medical care•Life assurance•Friendly working environment and supportive teamDuties of a legal •Filling out forms, requesting searches and updating internal files •Liaising with clients over telephone and email•Audio typing from dictations •General administrative duties such as filing, photo copying etcRequirements of a legal •A good level of education - A Levels or equivalent•A good level of computer literacy including experience in Microsoft products•A keen interest in learning new skills and developing existing skills•An excellent telephone manner and ability to liaise with clientsIf you are interested and have the relevant experience, please apply with an up-to-date copy of your CV and we promise to get back to you.•Hooray is acting as an agency on behalf of the client for this position.•Hooray is proud to be a corporate member of the REC, the recruitment industry's leading professional body.•DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE FOR THIS LEGAL ADMINISTRATOR ROLE? EARN A £150 REWARD FOR ANY SUCCESSFUL REFERRAL! T&C's APPLY!
      • birmingham, mid
      • full-time
      • Citation
      HR / Employment Law ConsultantSalary: Up to £42,000 per annum Location: fully remote or hybrid split of home and officeTraining: Optional CIPD level 7!Are you looking for your next move in HR and looking for a role that encompasses your passion for both HR and employment law? Are you bored of the same old HR roles and are keen to unleash your creativity, solving problems in a fast-paced and demanding but highly rewarding and supportive environment? If so, then read on…We are Citation - One of the UK's biggest providers of HR, Employment Law, Health and Safety and other compliance services. We are far from your average service provider as our colleagues bring their great personalities to work, not just their skills!We've just entered our 3rd wave of private equity ownership alongside KKR and Hg Capital and don't plan on slowing down anytime soon. This also means as the company grows over the next 3 to 5 years, you've got the opportunity to do so too! If the prospect of this excites you… good, you're the right type of person for us.If you are a professional with a personality who wants to work in a forward-thinking business surrounded by brilliant people who really care about you and are great to work with, then we are definitely the Company you should come and grow with. So, if our culture sounds like a good fit for you and you want to be part of our success story, then send us your details.The roleThis is a blended consultancy role, providing HR advice as well as hands-on support to our clients and would be perfect for someone who loves to do both!We believe in a good work-life balance. There is no taking work home, no mobile phone ringing out of hours, no time recording, and you will see a case through from start to finish, building up relationships with your clients.Our client base covers a wide range of UK industries and businesses, so no two days are the same.The role consists of:* You will work with our client to provide end to end telephone support for all their employee relation needs meaning you will be a contact for help with a wide range of HR and employment law subjects, including disciplinary and grievance, TUPE and redundancy.* You will provide ad hoc support in the form of proactive and reactive services, which includes HR training, chairing meetings such as disciplinary and grievance hearings or potentially exit negotiations on behalf of your client. AD HOCEssentially, giving the clients the support they need to keep their business compliant in the ever-changing world of HR and employment law!The person:* Experience in providing advice on complex and varied HR and employment law issues * Experience in independently and impartially conducting meetings with employees* Be passionate about helping and supporting clients to achieve the needs of their business* Tact, diplomacy, an eye for detail and excellent oral and written communication skills are essential* Be self-motivated and able to work with autonomy* Actively committed to self-developmentWhat you get from us?Working for Citation you will receive 25 days holiday, corporate gym membership discounts, private healthcare, your birthday off work, the opportunity to purchase extra leave, pension contributions and more!If you are still reading this, it says our culture is for you. Apply now. Come join us.
      • london, london
      • full-time
      • BP
      Job Profile Summarybp Trading & Shipping (T&S) is bp’s energy trading division, responsible for the physical and financial trading of oil, refined products, biofuels, gas, power, LNG and low carbon fuels. It is a friendly, exciting and dynamic organisation, and is bp’s face to the traded markets.We wish to recruit a lawyer with experience in financing and/or commodity derivatives to join our legal team supporting Refining & Products Trading - Europe & Africa (which focusses on trading oil, refined products and biofuels). This includes the Marketing & Origination (who negotiate long term structured deals) and Structured Products teams (who provide risk management products to clients as part of day-to-day business and larger transactions including physical commodity and financial instruments).Job AdvertAbout the job:The successful candidate will have experience in financing transactions (for example, prepayments, pre-export finance, reserve-based lending, acquisition finance or project finance) and/or commodity derivatives. Be part of a diverse team, with the expectation that over time you'll gain experience advising across a number of the team’s other areas of accountability, including:Day-to-day support for the operational aspects of physical commodity trading, including shipping, quantity and quality claims, demurrage, non-performance and other contractual issues;Lower carbon activities, such as biofuels, circular economy and emission reduction projects;Term deals for supply and purchase contracts of oil and refined products;Disputes;New technologies, such as supporting blockchain ventures;Trade finance, such as receivables discounting;Joint ventures, storage arrangements and new country access;Anti-bribery and corruption, trade sanctions and competition law issues; andFinancial services regulation (although we have specific team members who lead in this area).The individual will primarily support the Marketing & Origination team in BP’s trading business.Further accountability will include providing broad commercial legal advice as necessary, working closely with traders and support functions including Credit, Tax, Treasury, Compliance and the Contracts team.About you:Qualified lawyerExperience advising on financing transactions and/or commodity derivatives in private practice or in-house at a bank, trading house or energy company.Strong interpersonal skills – capable of adopting a variety of styles to interact with clients on the trading floor and senior management to achieve the desired result.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Ability to work both autonomously and as a team player working in a global function.Strong problem-solving skills, with the creativity to propose different options and build consensus.Show integrity, courage and sound ethical judgment.Experience of structured deals combining finance, offtakes and hedging would be an advantage.Understanding of relevant regulatory context, such as MifiD II.EntityLegalJob Family GroupLegal GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNegligible travelTime TypeFull timeCountryUnited KingdomAbout BPLEGALJoin us and become a trusted advisor delivering legal support to the group focused on material risk, value and growth, protecting ourselves and enabling the realisation of our purpose, strategy, ambition and aims.Together we will achieve this by:• providing professional legal advice and counsel to the entities we support• leading and co-ordinating the identification and management of legal risks• developing a highly skilled, progressive and diverse legal team• supporting the entities in the delivery of their accountabilities• living the bp code and being role models of our values and behavioursLegal disclaimerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.
      • whiteley, southern
      • full-time
      • OneCom
      Location: Whiteley Salary: Up to £35,000 DOEHours: 8:30 - 5:30 Co-workers:600+ Who we are: Onecom is the recognised provider of Communication Technology, trusted by UK Organisations to deliver unparalleled expertise and simply brilliant customer experiences to in excess of 800,000 Corporate citizens ;We’ve built an award-winning team of ambitious, inspiring and innovative individuals, who act with integrity and knowledge in all that they do.We’re driven by our pride in our brand and our dedication to create a market-leading environment where our people can be the best version of themselves.Want to join our journey? Read The task at hand: Onecom are currently recruiting for an experienced and proactive Paralegal to join our busy and dynamic legal department. This is a rare opportunity for an ambitious legal professionalwho is looking to operate at the heart of a business, providing support to the legal team. As our Paralegal, reponsibilities will include;- Acting as the first point of contact for legal enquiries providing general commercial support- Contract review, negotiation and risk identification - Amending/negotiating contracts through to signature and completion - Preparing sales contracts and NDAs - Providing company secretarial assistance Maintaining corporate records- Assisting with corporate transactions- Ensuring compliance by reviewing regulatory changes, advising on these and updating policies accordingly- Conduct effective case and transaction management You'll be great in this role if: You have 3 - 5 years experience in a commercial legal role (in a law firm or in-house) alongside a winning attitude and a desire to learn and advance your ;You will have commercial awareness, excellent written and verbal communication and be able to prioritise workload within tight deadlines working well within a small and dynamic team. To enable our people to do their best work and reach their full potential, we offer:- Hybrid working (Agile working policy)- 25 days holiday + bank holidays- Up to 12 paid hours a year ‘My Time’- Day off for your birthday- Employee Wellbeing programme and 24/7 access to Mental Health support - Discount for all staff on tech and all the latest gadgets- Discounted Gym membership and subsidised FitBit- All expenses paid company events and parties- Employee reward programme and annual awards- Limitless professional development with access to our in-house training academy- Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay (based on length of service)- Cycle to work scheme, fresh fruit & eye-care vouchers- Access to our exclusive Onecom extras portal with over 3000 discounts for different retailers- Referral bonus Apply nowCan you see yourself here? We would love for you to apply!Or, know of someone who would be a perfect addition to our team? Let them know ; Equality, Diversity & InclusionOnecom wants to meet the aims and commitments set out in our Equal Opportunities Policy. This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010, and building an accurate understanding of the make-up of our talent pools in encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion. We ask candidates to complete our equality montioring form as part of the application process. Responses are anonymous and the data gathered will be used to inform our future initiatives.
      • medstead, southern
      • full-time
      • Benchsmart
      We are a unique firm practicing in the specialist area of Landlord and Tenant Law, widely recognised as one of the leading property law firms in England & Wales.The work undertaken by the firm predominantly involves assisting landlords and agents across the country with property disputes and litigation; proceedings for possession; preparation and interpretation of tenancy documentation; and lease extensions and enfranchisement.We also produce and offer in-house training to lettings agents and provide a telephone helpline advice service.The firm offers a competitive salary, opportunities to progress and a great work-life balance.The Role:*Reviewing tenancy documents, drafting and serving statutory notices*Drafting claim forms, particulars and letters before claim*Instructing Counsel and preparing for possession hearings*Conducting legal research and preparing advice notes*General administrative tasksInitially, the successful applicant will assist fee earners with their cases before managing their own caseload independently with supervision.Experience: Some experience working within an office environment is desirable; previous legal experience (prior employment, Law Degree, LPC, GDL) is advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided. Key Skills Required:*Pro-active and enthusiastic*Commitment to learn and develop*Communication*Basic IT (Microsoft Office)*Ability to work well both within a team and independently *Organisation and time managementApplicants must hold a full driving licence and be able to commute to the office independently as public transport in the area is limited. To be considered for the Paralegal role, please apply today.
      • london, london
      • full-time
      • Boston Consulting Group
      WHAT YOU'LL DOBCG is partnering with our clients to tackle some of the world’s biggest and most pressing challenges. Grounded by our values and guided by our purpose, we are unlocking the potential of those who advance the world. Our Global Legal Team is a key enabler of our firm’s success, helping to drive impact and progress across a number of important dimensions. As a Legal team member, you will work across BCG teams and functions to support our business growth strategy, provide counsel and expertise, drive legal innovation, and leverage the power of new ways of working in our journey to become an industry best team. Strategic alliances are a key part of continuing to progress the way the firm meets the ever-evolving needs of clients and markets. BCG is seeking an experienced candidate with relevant alliance experience to help operate and optimize BCG’s strategic alliances engagements and opportunities.The Legal Counsel – Strategic Partnerships position requires a skilled lawyer, able to independently address the full range of global legal issues relating to alliances, partnerships, and generally non-client/non-revenue generating contracting. A particular expertise in commercial contracting is valued. The geographic focus is global. Among other things, you will:• Be a fully integrated member of BCG’s Global Legal Team, with a primary focus on negotiating, drafting, and reviewing strategic partnership agreements, subcontractor agreements, teaming agreements, sponsorship agreements, IP licensing, and publication agreements with a focus on intellectual property, competition and conflicts of interest issues;• Support BCG’s inorganic growth especially social impact and nonprofit initiatives;• Advise and guide the business on strategic partnerships, the risks and issues of various partnership structures and alternative approaches;• Be experienced in quickly and independently reviewing legal documents and issue-spotting;• Implement and help develop and champion BCG strategic partnership and other policies and processes;• Team with other members of BCG’s legal team to provide thought leadership and advice on matters relating to alliances and partnerships;• Work seamlessly with other BCG functions to provide practical, actionable advice and resolve legal issues;• Contribute to developing and maintaining Legal Team intellectual property, including template forms and other materials;• Perform other duties as assigned or required.YOU'RE GOOD ATAn individual successful in this position will excel in:• Superior analytical skills and creative problem-solving ability, with an appreciation for striking a practical balance between business and legal objectives• Talent for absorbing new skill sets and areas of expertise quickly and comfortably and the flexibility to deal with a diverse international set of clients and advisors • The ability to quickly comprehend complex sets of international laws and regulations and interpret those laws within the context of BCG’s global policies• A positive, dynamic, client-focused approach to legal practice• Ability to perform successfully and produce results in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, client-oriented environment• Being a pragmatic, high-energy professional, with personal and professional self-confidence• Being proactive, hardworking, and a team player who leads by being persuasive and credible• Having the interpersonal skills necessary to build relationships throughout a loosely structured organizationYOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)• Graduate degree ( ) in Law from an accredited law school and admitted to practice• 5+ years of commercial contracting, partnership, alliance agreement and/or corporate experience with international exposure• 2+ years with a reputable law firm or in a sophisticated in-house legal department; prior in-house experience preferred• Excellent written and oral communication skills• English fluencyYOU'LL WORK WITHA variety of cohorts and functions across the company, including senior consulting and business services team leadership, and members of the BCG Corporate Development and Global Alliance teams. You will report into the corporate group within the Legal Team.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONEffective November 1, 2021, all new US hires must be fully vaccinated* or subject to a religious or medical exemption. *two weeks after receiving the final dose of a WHO-approved COVID19 vaccine
      • sutton, london
      • full-time
      • BP
      Job Profile Summarybp Trading & Shipping (T&S) is bp’s energy trading division, responsible for the physical and financial trading of oil, refined products, biofuels, gas, power, LNG and low carbon fuels. It is a friendly, exciting and dynamic organisation, and is bp’s face to the traded markets.We wish to recruit a lawyer with experience in financing and/or commodity derivatives to join our legal team supporting Refining & Products Trading - Europe & Africa (which focusses on trading oil, refined products and biofuels). This includes the Marketing & Origination (who negotiate long term structured deals) and Structured Products teams (who provide risk management products to clients as part of day-to-day business and larger transactions including physical commodity and financial instruments).Job AdvertAbout the job:The successful candidate will have experience in financing transactions (for example, prepayments, pre-export finance, reserve-based lending, acquisition finance or project finance) and/or commodity derivatives. Be part of a diverse team, with the expectation that over time you'll gain experience advising across a number of the team’s other areas of accountability, including:Day-to-day support for the operational aspects of physical commodity trading, including shipping, quantity and quality claims, demurrage, non-performance and other contractual issues;Lower carbon activities, such as biofuels, circular economy and emission reduction projects;Term deals for supply and purchase contracts of oil and refined products;Disputes;New technologies, such as supporting blockchain ventures;Trade finance, such as receivables discounting;Joint ventures, storage arrangements and new country access;Anti-bribery and corruption, trade sanctions and competition law issues; andFinancial services regulation (although we have specific team members who lead in this area).The individual will primarily support the Marketing & Origination team in BP’s trading business.Further accountability will include providing broad commercial legal advice as necessary, working closely with traders and support functions including Credit, Tax, Treasury, Compliance and the Contracts team.About you:Qualified lawyerExperience advising on financing transactions and/or commodity derivatives in private practice or in-house at a bank, trading house or energy company.Strong interpersonal skills – capable of adopting a variety of styles to interact with clients on the trading floor and senior management to achieve the desired result.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Ability to work both autonomously and as a team player working in a global function.Strong problem-solving skills, with the creativity to propose different options and build consensus.Show integrity, courage and sound ethical judgment.Experience of structured deals combining finance, offtakes and hedging would be an advantage.Understanding of relevant regulatory context, such as MifiD II.EntityLegalJob Family GroupLegal GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNegligible travelTime TypeFull timeCountryUnited KingdomAbout BPLEGALJoin us and become a trusted advisor delivering legal support to the group focused on material risk, value and growth, protecting ourselves and enabling the realisation of our purpose, strategy, ambition and aims.Together we will achieve this by:• providing professional legal advice and counsel to the entities we support• leading and co-ordinating the identification and management of legal risks• developing a highly skilled, progressive and diverse legal team• supporting the entities in the delivery of their accountabilities• living the bp code and being role models of our values and behavioursLegal disclaimerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.
      • london, london
      • full-time
      • BP
      Job Profile SummaryBe the primary manager of enforcement leads for bp in relation to trademark infringement globally. Allocation of leads to investigators / external law firms. Robust management of investigators and external resources to ensure compliance and adherence to bp’s code of conduct. Engage with legal’s clients and business leaders; providing management information and portfolio analysis and reporting.Job AdvertLead domestic, foreign and international trademark paralegal activities ( , trademark filing, prosecution, and maintenance) in support of bp’s intellectual property needs in relation to the acquisition and maintenance of bp’s trademarks rights. To lead a global complex trademark docket, assisting a team of attorneys in resolving routine legal issues with minimal or no supervision. Robust vendor management, cost control and strategic management of vendors in the areas of acquisition, protection and maintenance of bp’s trademark rights.About the job:Lead portfolio reviews with clients to ensure they are closely aligned with strategy. Provide analysis of clients’ portfolios to facilitate decision-making.Responsible for coordination of enforcement leads; prioritising and allocating investigators to leads; robust management of investigators to ensure compliance and adherence to bp’s code of conduct.Lead domestic, international and foreign trademark paralegal activities ( , trademark filing, prosecution, and maintenance)in support of BP’s intellectual property needs – filing of trademark applications, prosecution of trademark applications, and notarization and legalization procedures with minimal or no supervision.Interact with UK Intellectual Property Office, World Intellectual Property Office and other foreign patent offices with respect to paralegal matters, interact with outside counsel with respect to paralegal issues, instruct foreign law firms as appropriate, and handle all documents / correspondence in accordance with departmental practice; resolving the legal issues with minimal or no supervision; and working in a timely manner to meet deadlines.Prepare and submit legal documents compliant with legal requirements for each jurisdiction and for bp’s IP practice such as powers of attorney and specific authorisations to third parties; intercompany assignments and worldwide assignments; and arrange for the legalisation and notarisation of them in line with country-specific legal guidelines with minimal or no supervision or intervention from the attorney.Manage trademark attorney dockets and maintain the IP databases. From government notifications (national and international) and legal correspondence, accurately gather deadlines and requirements for legal submissions; keep docket current; prepare some initial drafts of response to some office actions for review by the attorney and support the attorneys in the filing of submissions on time.To provide legal expertise and technical recommendations in support of large transactions/ divestments and also in the acquisition of trademarks. Handling complex pre filing issues that arise and verification of attorneys’ instructions.Actively contribute to the drive for simplification and harmonisation of processes and procedures globally.About you:Previous trademark paralegal experiencePrevious experience working in brand protection – particularly trademark enforcement casesDesign Power BI dashboards or similarAbility to network and build key relationshipsExperience working in law firm, or in-house legal team with trademark attorneysRobust management of vendors in particular enforcement investigators and outsourced legal service providersAbility to prioritise workload in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.Planning and organisational skills.Ability to work independently and with strong attention to detailStrong social skills and good communicator with able to lead meetings with clients. Work well in a team, demonstrating flexibility to support others in the team at times of high volume workload to achieve the best results.Knowledge of Excel and ability to provide effective reportingPrevious experience of working with trademark portfolio management tool – WebTMs or similarKnowledge of patents / working as a patent paralegal / administratorPatent portfolio management tool – CPI or similarEntityLegalJob Family GroupLegal GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNoCountryUnited KingdomAbout BPLEGALJoin us and become a trusted advisor delivering legal support to the group focused on material risk, value and growth, protecting ourselves and enabling the realisation of our purpose, strategy, ambition and aims.Together we will achieve this by:• providing professional legal advice and counsel to the entities we support• leading and co-ordinating the identification and management of legal risks• developing a highly skilled, progressive and diverse legal team• supporting the entities in the delivery of their accountabilities• living the bp code and being role models of our values and behavioursLegal disclaimerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.
      • london, london
      • full-time
      • Boston Consulting Group
      WHAT YOU'LL DOThe Paralegal will be a key member of our Legal team, dedicated to supporting Corporate legal matters. Among other things, this role will:• Manage corporate policy implementation, responding rapidly to policy inquiries and assisting with compliance initiatives;• Provide input on requests for proposals and ‘Know Your Customer’ data requests;• Be fluent in corporate governance, including documentation, voting process, support of governance committees and teaming across global and local functions;• Support entity management, including formation, annual compliance actions, and maintenance of organizational data repository;• Manage compliance and exception review for key BCG internal policies;• Build and maintain internal knowledge management repository;• Perform legal research; • Act as key resource for others and thought partner with attorneys; and• Perform other duties as assigned or required.YOU'RE GOOD ATThe following technical and functional expertise is desired for this role:• Critical thinker with a creative and employee-focused mindset aligned to the principles (rather than arbitrary rules) that maintain BCG’s outstanding record as an employer of choice;• Superior analytical skills and creative problem-solving ability, with an appreciation for striking a practical balance between business and legal objectives;• Talent for absorbing new skill sets and areas of expertise quickly and comfortably and the flexibility to deal with a diverse international set of stakeholders and advisors;• The ability to quickly comprehend complex sets of international laws and regulations and interpret those laws within the context of BCG’s global policies;• A positive, dynamic, business-focused approach;• Providing thorough analysis and evaluation, exercising sound judgement in the resolution of complex issues;• Flexible and adaptable to rapidly changing priorities and ability to stay focused;• The ability to work independently on multiple, simultaneous assignments with minimal supervision;• Perform successfully and produce results in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, client-oriented environment;• Operate with a high degree of confidentiality and discretion;• Be a pragmatic, high-energy professional, with personal and professional self-confidence; and• Have the interpersonal skills necessary to build relationships throughout a loosely structured, highly collaborative and consensus driven organization. YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)• Bachelor’s Degree preferred;• Paralegal Certification;• 3+ years of corporate law experience, with law firm or relevant experience as a paralegal in a large in-house environment preferred;• Knowledge of US corporate law in general and a specific understanding of Massachusetts corporate law requirements;• Proficient in MS office applications – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint;• Outstanding interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills;• Excellent organizational skills;• Self-starter who drives individual projects and takes ownership of outcomes;• Notary Public preferred.YOU'LL WORK WITHA variety of cohorts and functions across the company, including local and global stakeholders, members of the BCG Global Legal Team, Finance, Tax, and the Partnership. You will report into the corporate group within the Legal Team.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONEffective November 1, 2021, all new US hires must be fully vaccinated* or subject to a religious or medical exemption. *two weeks after receiving the final dose of a WHO-approved COVID19 vaccine
      • west malling, southern
      • full-time
      • BP
      Job Profile SummaryBe the primary manager of enforcement leads for bp in relation to trademark infringement globally. Allocation of leads to investigators / external law firms. Robust management of investigators and external resources to ensure compliance and adherence to bp’s code of conduct. Engage with legal’s clients and business leaders; providing management information and portfolio analysis and reporting.Job AdvertLead domestic, foreign and international trademark paralegal activities ( , trademark filing, prosecution, and maintenance) in support of bp’s intellectual property needs in relation to the acquisition and maintenance of bp’s trademarks rights. To lead a global complex trademark docket, assisting a team of attorneys in resolving routine legal issues with minimal or no supervision. Robust vendor management, cost control and strategic management of vendors in the areas of acquisition, protection and maintenance of bp’s trademark rights.About the job:Lead portfolio reviews with clients to ensure they are closely aligned with strategy. Provide analysis of clients’ portfolios to facilitate decision-making.Responsible for coordination of enforcement leads; prioritising and allocating investigators to leads; robust management of investigators to ensure compliance and adherence to bp’s code of conduct.Lead domestic, international and foreign trademark paralegal activities ( , trademark filing, prosecution, and maintenance)in support of BP’s intellectual property needs – filing of trademark applications, prosecution of trademark applications, and notarization and legalization procedures with minimal or no supervision.Interact with UK Intellectual Property Office, World Intellectual Property Office and other foreign patent offices with respect to paralegal matters, interact with outside counsel with respect to paralegal issues, instruct foreign law firms as appropriate, and handle all documents / correspondence in accordance with departmental practice; resolving the legal issues with minimal or no supervision; and working in a timely manner to meet deadlines.Prepare and submit legal documents compliant with legal requirements for each jurisdiction and for bp’s IP practice such as powers of attorney and specific authorisations to third parties; intercompany assignments and worldwide assignments; and arrange for the legalisation and notarisation of them in line with country-specific legal guidelines with minimal or no supervision or intervention from the attorney.Manage trademark attorney dockets and maintain the IP databases. From government notifications (national and international) and legal correspondence, accurately gather deadlines and requirements for legal submissions; keep docket current; prepare some initial drafts of response to some office actions for review by the attorney and support the attorneys in the filing of submissions on time.To provide legal expertise and technical recommendations in support of large transactions/ divestments and also in the acquisition of trademarks. Handling complex pre filing issues that arise and verification of attorneys’ instructions.Actively contribute to the drive for simplification and harmonisation of processes and procedures globally.About you:Previous trademark paralegal experiencePrevious experience working in brand protection – particularly trademark enforcement casesDesign Power BI dashboards or similarAbility to network and build key relationshipsExperience working in law firm, or in-house legal team with trademark attorneysRobust management of vendors in particular enforcement investigators and outsourced legal service providersAbility to prioritise workload in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.Planning and organisational skills.Ability to work independently and with strong attention to detailStrong social skills and good communicator with able to lead meetings with clients. Work well in a team, demonstrating flexibility to support others in the team at times of high volume workload to achieve the best results.Knowledge of Excel and ability to provide effective reportingPrevious experience of working with trademark portfolio management tool – WebTMs or similarKnowledge of patents / working as a patent paralegal / administratorPatent portfolio management tool – CPI or similarEntityLegalJob Family GroupLegal GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNoCountryUnited KingdomAbout BPLEGALJoin us and become a trusted advisor delivering legal support to the group focused on material risk, value and growth, protecting ourselves and enabling the realisation of our purpose, strategy, ambition and aims.Together we will achieve this by:• providing professional legal advice and counsel to the entities we support• leading and co-ordinating the identification and management of legal risks• developing a highly skilled, progressive and diverse legal team• supporting the entities in the delivery of their accountabilities• living the bp code and being role models of our values and behavioursLegal disclaimerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.
      • london, london
      • full-time
      • Digiden Ltd
      We are hiring for a Conveyancing Solicitor/Legal Executive You will be joining a small and friendly firm of Solicitors based in Southgate, North London. This is an exciting opportunity for a Conveyancing Solicitor/Legal Executive looking for personal and career growth opportunities; allowing you to build upon your experience within a modern and dynamic practice.The Role & Responsibilities: Undertaking commercial and residential conveyancing.Processing matters according to Conveyancing Quality Scheme and Lexcel standard and the UK Finance and Mortgage Lenders Handbook.Carrying out AML checks.Pre-contract searches.Dealing with pre-contract enquiries.Preparing legal documents.Reporting on title.Checking matters are ready to exchange and carrying out file review.Carrying out independent file reviews to consider the legal aspects of the matter.Exchanging contracts.Assisting with file management and templates.Carrying out post exchange and pre-completion work.Completing the transaction.Carrying out post completion work.Attending to clients in the office and keeping in touch by post, telephone and email.Closing the matter.Training and supervising support staff.Recording chargeable and non- chargeable time.Checking client accounts on NatWest Bankline.Assisting with marketing.Requirements:Ideally live in close proximity to our Location in Southgate, North LondonSalary Range: DOEJob type: Permanent, FTJob Section: Private PracticeWorking Hours: Monday – FridayAt least 4 years proven experience as a ConveyancePlease submit your CV along with a cover email explaining why you believe you are a good fit for this position.
      • exeter, sw
      • full-time
      • Tozers Solicitors
      Legal AssistantExeter, DevonAbout UsWith offices in Exeter, Teignmouth and Newton Abbot, Tozers Solicitors LLP is looking for a Legal Assistant to join their team working from their Exeter office, on a permanent basis, working full or part-time hours.With 26 partners and 140 staff across our offices, we offer unrivalled legal services to businesses and individuals, both locally and nationally.The Benefits- Competitive salary- Pension- Travel loan scheme- Charity and social responsibility scheme- 23 days’ holiday (pro rata if part-time)- Extra holiday at ChristmasWhether you’re an experienced Wills, Trust and Probate Legal Secretary looking for your next challenge or you’ve recently completed your academic studies and are eager, enthusiastic and looking to build a rewarding legal career, this is an unmissable opportunity to join our forward-thinking law firm.The knowledge and skills you can bring to this role will be key in enabling our Wealth Management Team to remain organised and work efficiently and effectively.So, if you have a positive and adaptable mindset and thrive in an environment where you can showcase your problem-solving skills, we want to hear from you.The RoleAs a Legal Assistant, you will support our Wealth Management Team with their busy and varied workloads.Your primary focus will be on matters relating to vulnerable clients, including those whose affairs are supervised by the Court of Protection but you will also deal with wills, probates and other related matters.Additional key duties will include opening, closing and archiving client files, audio and copy typing and proofreading and updating dictated work.This role will also involve:- Managing email and telephone client enquires- Overseeing document and payment production- Managing requests to retrieve or store documents- Assisting lawyers with administrative responsibilitiesAbout YouTo be considered as a Legal Assistant, you will need:We are open to candidates from a variety of backgrounds. You could have:- Experience as a Wills, Trust and Probate Legal Secretary OR- A degree (or equivalent)You will also need:- A ‘can-do’ attitude and be happy to adapt to the requirements of the tasks facing you- The ability to take a calm and sympathetic approach to direct contact with clients and their families- The ability to balance a variety of responsibilities and manage your time and workload efficiently- Excellent organisational skills- Excellent problem-solving skillsOther organisations may call this role Administrator, Graduate Paralegal, Graduate Legal Secretary, or Legal Secretary.The closing date for this role is 31st May 2022.As signatories to the Law Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter and the MINDFUL EMPLOYER initiative, Tozers LLP is committed to reflecting the society we serve and is positive about mental health in the workplace.So, if you’re ready to forge an exciting career path as a Legal Assistant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
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