What we're looking for
It’s an exciting time to join Kuehne + Nagel, our UK business is growing FAST! We are now looking for a Paralegal to join our Legal team in Milton Keynes on a full time, permanent basis.
You will be supporting our Legal Team in providing legal advice and support to Kuehne and Nagel UK. This will involve undertaking legal research, dealing with simple legal queries and supporting other team memebers.
What you'll do
Dealing with routine queries relating to contracts, leases and compliance
Keeping up to date with legal updates and legislation and updating the team acordingly.
Assisting in the drafting of information notices to inform the business about changes in legislation and reviewing and updating template documents
Assisting in the preparation of presentations and undertaking legal research
Assisting the legal team with various general commercial law matters and commercial contract reviews
Assisting with the review and drafting of legal terms and conditions eg Non Disclosure Agreements, letters of indemnity, letters of underwriting and supplier terms and conditions
Communicating effectively and confidently both internally and externally (both in writing and by telephone) to provide advice and deal with initial queries
Training contract will be offered in time to the right candidate
What you need
Degree educated and preferably with an LPC or ILEX qualified
Preferably 6-12 months previous legal experience within a paralegal role within a commercial organisation or law firm
Self confident and ability to demonstrate initiative with excellent attention to detail
Ability to grasp things quickly and easily and enthusiastic with a positive can do attitude
Good working knowledge of various applications Word, Excel, Outlook etc
Flexible with the ability to adapt to change, new practices and remain calm under pressure and find solutions
Excellent presentation skills
What you'll get
23 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
Company induction & training
Discounts of hundreds of household names and brands
Private health care
Contributory pension plan and free Life Assurance
With more than 76,000 employees at 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies.
Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-
based supply chain management.