• Paralegal

    Job Locations UK-Berkshire-Maidenhead
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/05/2018 15:20)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    The legal department is seeking an enthusiastic, experienced paralegal to join its established team on a permanent basis.


    This role will report into one of the senior lawyers and is a fantastic opportunity for a paralegal to develop their experience and build a career.  The role will have direct contact with internal and external stakeholders.


    The role will be mixed construction and data protection / IP focused, so an interest in and a desire to build knowledge and a career in these areas within Costain is essential

    What will I be doing?

    • Your primary focus will be to provide support on data protection matters, including subject access requests. You will be expected to take initiative in identifying legal issues and providing solutions which are both pragmatic and legally compliant
    • The role will also provide support to the Data Protection Officer and the rest of the Legal Department in other areas. This will include reviewing contracts, such as NDA’s and undertaking legal research

    About you

    • Completed LPC 
    • Able to demonstrate previous paralegal experience (private practice is ideal, though not essential)
    • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment
    • Adept at managing competing deadlines and priorities in a pragmatic and helpful way
    • Interested in building a career with the business

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation that strives to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.


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