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Job Summary

The Corporate + Commercial department was established in 2017 and has grown rapidly since then, both in terms of the size of the team and the volume and quality of client work. The team consists of the partner heading the department, three lawyers and one legal secretary. We are looking to recruit a paralegal to assist with the work in the team.

This role would suit either an existing paralegal with commercial experience, or someone who has recently graduated or is about to graduate from the LPC with an interest in qualifying in the Corporate + Commercial team through the firm’s Staff Development Programme.

Barcan+Kirby is well known in the Bristol legal market both as a provider of excellent legal services for individuals and business clients, but also as a progressive firm with an excellent reputation as an employer. Barcan+Kirby prides itself on promoting the work/life balance of employees and both the firm and the team are fully supportive of flexible working arrangements.

Key responsibilities

Undertake certain elements of corporate and commercial fee earning work under supervision including:

Share sales and purchases 

Asset sales and purchases

Shareholder agreements

General corporate law advice

Partnership agreements and advice

Terms and conditions of business and other commercial agreements (eg distribution, services, franchising

agreements) General commercial law advice

Dealing with new enquiries

File management and client care, including cost estimates, initial meetings, accounts procedures and billing

Research tasks using a variety of resources (eg PLC and other legal databases, hard copy texts)

Maintaining an adequate and up to date knowledge of the law and practice relevant to the team

Assisting with the development of knowhow and precedents for the team

Business development work – in conjunction with the established Marketing department

Attending internal and external networking events

Developing sources of work and maintaining relationships with existing contacts and clients

Involvement in marketing strategies and initiatives

Developing blogs and marketing material for the department

Cross department working to raise profile of the work undertaken by the team and identify cross-selling opportunities

Law Graduate, Level 3 CILEX or above, or

equivalent

Job Summary

The Corporate + Commercial department was established in 2017 and has grown rapidly since then, both in terms of the size of the team and the volume and quality of client work. The team consists of the partner heading the department, three lawyers and one legal secretary. We are looking to recruit a paralegal to assist with the work in the team.

This role would suit either an existing paralegal with commercial experience, or someone who has recently graduated or is about to graduate from the LPC with an interest in qualifying in the Corporate + Commercial team through the firm’s Staff Development Programme.

Barcan+Kirby is well known in the Bristol legal market both as a provider of excellent legal services for individuals and business clients, but also as a progressive firm with an excellent reputation as an employer. Barcan+Kirby prides itself on promoting the work/life balance of employees and both the firm and the team are fully supportive of flexible working arrangements.

Key responsibilities

Undertake certain elements of corporate and commercial fee earning work under supervision including:

Share sales and purchases 

Asset sales and purchases

Shareholder agreements

General corporate law advice

Partnership agreements and advice

Terms and conditions of business and other commercial agreements (eg distribution, services, franchising

agreements) General commercial law advice

Dealing with new enquiries

File management and client care, including cost estimates, initial meetings, accounts procedures and billing

Research tasks using a variety of resources (eg PLC and other legal databases, hard copy texts)

Maintaining an adequate and up to date knowledge of the law and practice relevant to the team

Assisting with the development of knowhow and precedents for the team

Business development work – in conjunction with the established Marketing department

Attending internal and external networking events

Developing sources of work and maintaining relationships with existing contacts and clients

Involvement in marketing strategies and initiatives

Developing blogs and marketing material for the department

Cross department working to raise profile of the work undertaken by the team and identify cross-selling opportunities

Law Graduate, Level 3 CILEX or above, or

equivalent

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