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Senior Paralegal, Corporate & Commercial

Farewill

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Posted 4 weeks ago

Elevate your Paralegal career with Farewill, a trailblazer in consumer legal tech, offering mentorship and growth in a dynamic tech environment.

Overview

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£35000 - £40000

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London,

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Organisation summary: Farewill is at the forefront of revolutionizing the legal tech industry in Europe, making a significant impact on how people handle life’s most critical legal matters. By joining our Legal Team, you become part of a mission-driven company committed to innovation and excellence, where your work meaningfully contributes to individuals' lives and deaths.

  • Role Summary:
    • Direct collaboration with the Head of Legal and Senior Legal Counsel.
    • Hands-on experience in commercial and corporate law.
    • Management of legal operations and case management platforms.
    • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various commercial contracts.
    • Supporting corporate governance across multiple Farewill entities.
    • Assisting with data privacy matters and general legal support tasks.
  • Role Requirements:
    • At least 3 years of paralegal experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Law.
    • Experience with legal technology and corporate/commercial law is preferred.
    • Commercial awareness, problem-solving skills, and a strong desire to learn.
    • Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Benefits:
    • Salary: £35-40k plus stock options.
    • Hybrid working model with a vibrant East London office base.
    • Generous leave policy: 28 days plus public holidays.
    • Personal development budget: 3 days and £1000 per year.
    • Frequent team socials and company-wide events.

Join Farewill's Legal Team

Ready to accelerate your rising career in one of the most forward thinking consumer legal tech businesses in Europe? We're on the lookout for a skilled Senior Paralegal to join our tight-knit, high performing team. You’ll report directly to our Head of Legal Harvey and work closely with our Senior Legal Counsel Julia, with exposure to every team in the business. 

What you'll do

As our Senior Paralegal, you’ll get hands on commercial and corporate legal experience and drive and improve our core legal processes with a broad range of responsibilities, including:

- Legal operations: Owning our work & case management platforms and keeping the team working efficiently 

- Commercial contracts: Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements, including software, strategic partnerships and more

- Corporate governance: Supporting the Head of Legal with corporate matters across all 4 Farewill entities 

- Data Privacy: Assisting on day-to-day data privacy related matters

- General legal support: Supporting the Legal team with a variety of legal issues, including research, document preparation and correspondence 

…and lots more!

What we're looking for

Our ideal candidate is a commercially-minded, solutions-focussed Paralegal with 3+ years experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Law. You’d ideally have had significant exposure to legal technology and corporate/commercial law. What matters most is your ambition, willingness to learn, desire to work hard, organisational skills and attention to detail. If these are your strengths, we’d love to hear from you.

What's in it for you

This is a rare opportunity to get deep expertise in your discipline and mentorship from a strong Head of Legal, whilst being exposed to every part of a fast-growing tech company. Plus, you'll be part of a lean Legal team with plenty of room for growth and development.

What we offer

  • A starting salary of £35-40k + stock options
  • Hybrid working; our team works a minimum of 2 days/week in our east London (Haggerston) office 
  • 28 days of annual leave plus the usual public holidays
  • Personal development budget of 3 days and £1000 per year
  • Regular team socials & company-wide events
  • A chance to make a meaningful contribution to people's lives and deaths
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