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Paralegal

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Legal
Location
Netherlands - Amsterdam Office

About us

Pioneering technology takes more than just inventive engineers. At Dyson, we take a problem-solving approach to everything we do. And across our support teams, we’re proud to be different. And importantly, we support change to maintain our rapid growth. From our Finance and Security teams, through to Legal, Communications and our People function, we’re focused on delivering an unsurpassed service across the entire business.


Joining our centre of excellence team in our EMEA Headquarters in Amsterdam, you will gain exposure to all functions, as well as working closely with external counsel across multiple jurisdictions.

About the role

Reporting to our Senior Legal Counsel EMEA, you will have an active role within our committed team enabling Dyson’s commercial success. You will be contributing towards the provision of the following legal services:

  • Supporting the EMEA Regional Legal team, helping to navigate complex issues 

  • 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 team members with: Drafting and reviewing: policies, commercial contracts, lease agreements and marketing materials

  • Reviewing and advising on:

  • Changes to and implementation of consumer law across the EMEA region;
  • Competition law application and implementation across the EMEA region;
  • Administration, including 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.

About you

You will be passionate about what you do with around one to three years’ experience within a large business environment or at a reputable law firm. You will:

  • Be fluent in English (verbally and in writing)

  • Have excellent communication skills

  • Have a law degree or equivalent

  • Have familiarity with general commercial documents

  • Have familiarity with electronic document management and filing systems

  • Have superior research skills

  • Have advanced experience in Microsoft Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required.

Benefits

Financial

  • Performance related bonus scheme

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • Life assurance

  • Discounts on Dyson machines and retail discounts

  • Free bus travel to and from campus (from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon)

Lifestyle

  • 27 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays)

  • Free on-site lunches, fruit and hot drinks

  • Free on-site sports centre, gym, hair-salon, lifestyle assist (concierge)

  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme

  • Ability to purchase additional holiday

Health

  • Private medical insurance

  • Employee assistance programme, digital GP, prescription service, fertility treatment support

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Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

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.