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Commercial Paralegal



5d ago

  • Job
    Entry, Junior & Mid Level
  • Legal
  • London

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  • You need legal training, experience in contract management, excellent communication skills in German and English, tech savvy, detail-oriented, analytical, and motivated to work in a diverse team.
  • You will review, draft, and negotiate commercial contracts, manage procurement processes, and provide legal guidance to colleagues. Must maintain compliance and organize deal documentation.


  • Legal training, either in practice, through a degree (minimum B.Sc/Diploma in Commercial Law (Wirtschaftsjurist/-in) / First German State Examination in Law or similar or foreign equivalent e.g. Bachelor of Law), or as a contract manager
  • (First) inhouse legal experience in a start-/scale-up, corporate environment or law firm; SaaS or software industry experience is a plus
  • Experience with contract management (including drafting and negotiation)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in German and English (C1)
  • Affinity for technology, including using and exploring different tech tools
  • Familiarity with working with web tools like Ironclad, Salesforce and Confluence/Jira is a plus
  • Working in a detail-oriented and structured way
  • Analytical, creative, ability to multitask, problem solving and entrepreneurial personality
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and project management skills
  • Highly motivated, driven and self-starting individual who loves to work in a diverse and international team


  • Reviewing and drafting legal documents (e.g. order forms, RFPs and RFQs, and other commercial documents related to sales deals) in English and German
  • Taking ownership over global NDA negotiations
  • Managing and coordinating the procurement process
  • Supporting with negotiating legal terms with vendors in English and in German
  • Maintaining and updating internal documentation and guided learning material for non-legal colleagues
  • Developing legal processes in line with commercial practice in the SaaS industry as well as legal compliance rules and guidelines
  • Supporting and guiding colleagues in applying our legal process, in particular the sales process
  • Being the first point of contact for colleagues with legal questions
  • Organising the company deal documentation, filing and ensuring compliance of all signed Staffbase contracts
  • Supporting and working closely with the Commercial Legal Counsels on commercial deals
  • Maintaining deal tracking
  • Compliance check of sales and procurement deals


What qualifications do I need to be successful as a Commercial Paralegal?

To be successful as a Commercial Paralegal, you will need legal training, either in practice or through a degree, such as a minimum B.Sc/Diploma in Commercial Law or First German State Examination in Law. In addition, previous inhouse legal experience in a start-/scale-up, corporate environment, or law firm is required. Experience with contract management, excellent communication skills in German and English, and familiarity with technology tools are also necessary.

What kind of tasks will I be responsible for as a Commercial Paralegal?

As a Commercial Paralegal, your responsibilities will include reviewing and drafting legal documents, managing global NDA negotiations, coordinating the procurement process, negotiating legal terms with vendors in English and German, maintaining internal documentation, developing legal processes, supporting colleagues with legal questions, and ensuring compliance with all signed contracts. You will also support Commercial Legal Counsels on commercial deals and conduct compliance checks on sales and procurement deals.

What benefits and perks can I expect as a Commercial Paralegal?

As a Commercial Paralegal, you can expect competitive compensation including an Employee Stock Option Plan, flexible working time models, growth budget for external training, wellbeing benefits such as paid parental leave and private medical insurance, sports and health perks like bike leasing and office snacks, team building events, volunteer days, and an employee referral program with a bonus for successful referrals.

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