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Paralegal

Summary

Salary
€Competitive
Team
Legal
Location
Amsterdam - The Netherlands

About us

To operate as a paralegal within an active and engaged team committed to enabling Dyson’s continued commercial success. You will be reporting to the General Counsel, EMEA and the role will be based in Dyson’s EMEA Headquarters in Amsterdam.

About the role

We require an experienced paralegal to contribute towards the provision of the following legal services:
  • Supporting the EMEA Regional Legal team helping to navigate complex issues with an output and delivery focus;
  • Co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional legal advice by managing external counsel and internal stakeholders;
  • Helping to prepare and update risk assessments, proposals, project plans and status updates on all material projects and risk areas identified by the relevant legal team;
  • Owning and driving projects through to completion – collaborating with internal stakeholders to ensure efficient and timely execution;
  • Assisting with the drafting and reviewing policies, template contracts etc;
  • Attending to administrative tasks, fielding legal correspondence, supporting on the production and delivery of reports to the business, supporting on external counsel spend management and electronic file management;
  • Carrying out research into various legal matters across multiple jurisdictions; and
  • Carrying out initial reviews of commercial contracts and supporting the team with negotiations and amendments.

About you

The ideal candidate will:
  • Be fluent in English (verbally and in writing);
  • Have excellent communication skills;
  • Have a law degree or equivalent;
  • Have at least one year’s experience at a reputable law firm or within a large business environment;
  • Have familiarity with general commercial documents;
  • Have familiarity with electronic document management and filing systems;
  • Have superior research skills; and
  • Have advanced experience in Microsoft Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required.

Benefits

  • Company Bonus Scheme OR Performance related bonus 
  • Discount on Dyson products 
  • Company Pension scheme 
  • 29 days annual holiday plan 
  • Company Fitness plan 
  • EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) 
  • Life Assurance Plan

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.