Assist a corporation s legal department in many facets of corporate law--from paperwork to court proceedings. Much of the paralegals time will be spent carrying out routine tasks such as updating company files, preparing legal contracts, reviewing documents, and giving legal assistance. The corporate legal assistant may handle executive summaries and directives. They also may be called on to assist with company compliance issues.
The corporate legal assistant will offer services in corporate litigation procedures and other specific business legal needs. They may have to attend corporate meetings, prepare corporate resolutions, log board minutes, and other similar corporate items. Depending on the type of corporation hiring the legal assistant, they may also need to have experience working on procedures and documents pertaining to finance, bankruptcy, securities, trademarks, patents, and other similar issues.
Individuals who seek a job as a corporate legal assistant must demonstrate experience with all manner of corporate documents. As with any legal assistant position, strong verbal and written communication skills are a must. They also must be extremely accurate, and detailed in their paperwork. The ideal candidates will work well under pressure, as most corporate settings are fast-paced. Other skills needed include computer skills, a good working knowledge of standard office technology and equipment, and general office procedures.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
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