Senior Paralegal at biotech business - Oxford

  • Location:

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Hannaway

  • Job ref:

    PR/193680_1610646152

  • Published:

    2 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

I am working with a biotechnology business on a newly created Senior Paralegal role based in Oxford. This role will be supporting the legal team, and requires someone with a legal background and ideally setting up and maintaining virtual data rooms.

The key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Create, manage and maintain VDR (including coordination with purchasing, finance, logistics and sales, etc.)
  • Diligence and coordinate third party diligence and support of major transactions
  • Document, annotate and maintain an annotated repository of assertions regarding the company, its products and the industry as requested by the VP of Communications
  • Review and revise NDAs and simple commercial agreements, as requested by anyone on the legal team
  • Take and maintain notes of meetings, as requested by anyone on the legal team
  • Administrative support as requested

Ideally you will have:

  • A degree in any discipline and a law conversion qualification
  • Over two years' experience of working in a legal office or equivalent, either in-house or private practice
  • Experience of working with VDR's
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workloads
  • Ability to interact and present to executives and senior management
  • Ability to exercise discretion and to remain poised under pressure
  • Ability to work on own initiative without close supervision
  • Organised, pro-active, self-motivated, efficient and flexible
  • A strong client focus and a good commercial judgement

This is an excellent role and is offering a competitive salary for the right candidate.

Please apply if you wish to discuss further.

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