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We are looking for an Associate Legal Specialist/Trainee Solicitor to join the Northern EMEA legal team. This entry level position is a phenomenal opportunity for an aspiring trainee solicitor to gain valuable work experience whilst completing the Legal Practice Course (LPC). You will work on a broad range of matters requiring legal support. This position will be exposed to many diverse legal topics and will have the opportunity to gain experience with a wide variety of agreements and projects. This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive, encouraging, dynamic, and above all, friendly, legal department in a company which values work/life balance, diversity and inclusion.
What you will do
Work with the Northern region legal team and the broader EMEA Legal team supporting a wide variety of legal work including software licensing agreements, procurement matters, professional services, intellectual property, legal research assignments.
Work in collaboration with legal counsel colleagues to review and draft confidentiality agreements, statements of work, procurement services agreements, collaboration on RFP/RFI documentation, and other various related actions for the support on commercial transactions.
Collaborating and working closely with other legal team members based in Maidenhead, Dublin, Paris, Munich, Stockholm, Bucharest and Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Collaborate and coordinate with sales, finance, procurement, marketing, engineering, and business unit teams as necessary to support revenue, process transactions, to address corporate policies/processes and legal issues as they arise.
Work on special project assignments, e.g. localization/translation projects and due diligence, based on the training that will be provided by Adobe.
Complete in-house training to qualify as solicitor in the UK.
What you need to succeed
A bachelor of law degree course or a degree in legal and business studies with good academic track record and work ethic.
Affinity to and keen interest in commercial contracts and technology related issues
A broad knowledge of legal processes and terminology, and the ability to conduct basic legal research.
Proficient use of MS office applications; comfortable using technology in general, and easily able to learn and optimally use multiple software systems and applications.
Possess the ability to compose correspondence and draft legal documents in an organized manner and using clear and concise language.
Proven attention to detail; a positive, problem solving, business focused attitude; exercise of good judgment and the ability to prioritize substantial workload in a fast-paced environment.
Good communication skills whether with co-workers, vendors or customers alike, including excellent oral and written communication skills and a dedication to customer service.
Proficient English. Ability to speak another European language being a distinct advantage.
High degree of flexibility and ability to adapt quickly.
Good sense of humour.
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