Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
32d ago

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
  • Competitive salary
  • 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.

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