Corparate Paralegal Ref. No: 7511

For our Client - international company - we are looking for candidates for a position of Corporate Paralegal.

Region: Kraków, małopolskie

Responsibilities and specific accountabilities:

The Corporate Paralegal supports the Law Department in the preparation of key legal documents, development and management of contracts/documents and associated processes and systems, coordination of corporate housekeeping, and general assistance in the administrative management of the Law Department.  In addition, the Corporate Paralegal will assist with key reporting and governance initiatives and requirements.

Required activities may include:

  • Perform legal and factual research
  • Perform records research
  • Identify relevant judicial decisions, statutes, legal articles, codes and other pertinent material
  • Organize and analyze information
  • Cross-check and validate information
  • Prepare reports
  • Draft legal documents including agreements and forms
  • Prepare correspondence, written communications, and presentations
  • Check and edit legal forms and documents for accuracy
  • Build and maintain databases and files
  • Organize and track case files
  • Review and monitor new and updated laws and regulations
  • Corporate housekeeping and assistance in subsidiary governance
  • Implement and maintain contract/document management systems and processes
  • Assist in the drafting of policies and procedures
  • Fielding phone calls and email correspondence
  • Typing and editing documents
  • Collating and preparing legal documents
  • Calendar and meeting management - keeping track of important tasks and deadlines
  • Taking notes and preparing memoranda
  • Managing and maintaining databases and filing systems
  • Occasionally booking and arranging travel, transportation and accommodations
  • Preparation of expense reporting

Key knowledge, education and experience requirements:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ legal/paralegal experience in law firm or in-house corporate legal department
  • Degree in Paralegal Studies preferred
  • Experience in project/team management
  • Experience in an international business environment
  • Experience with contract management or similar computer systems and databases
  • Fluent in English, French and/or Russian is a plus/preferred
  • familiarity with all Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Teams, etc) applications
  • Experience and expertise in database software programs
  • Understanding of governance and reporting mechanisms and obligations
  • Understanding of litigation and corporate transactional processes
  • Good working knowledge of standard office technology and equipment and office procedures

Required personal skill:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving attitude
  • Energy and enthusiasm, with desire to learn and assume responsibility
  • Learn “on-the-fly”, hands-on individual
  • Pragmatic and practical mindset, with no-nonsense approach and customer focus
  • Team player with good judgment to understand when to escalate matters
  • Ability to manage workflows and processes
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Self-aware, highly accurate and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work independently, manage deadlines and adapt to changes in workflow
  • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of staff
  • Ability to deal with and preserve highly sensitive and confidential information