Paralegal

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Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary Based on Experience
Posted
26 Apr 2018
Closes
26 May 2018
Hours
Full Time

As a Paralegal, and part of the Google regional Legal team, you will play an important part in helping to respond to some of the biggest legal challenges of the information age during your 12-month Fixed Term Contract.

You will get an insight into a variety of legal challenges at Google and YouTube, learning to expect the unexpected while actively promoting the development of Internet law in an unconventional environment. In this role, you will enhance your organisational skills, attention to detail, versatility and composure.

20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for handling some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you take on unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents.

Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct legal research on a variety of legal topics including:
    • Intellectual property
    • Consumer regulations
    • Media regulations
    • Advertising law
    • Data protection, etc.
  • Respond to various legal requests from users and third parties in relation to Google services
  • Assist the Legal team in the preparation and the management of court actions
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of internal knowledge databases for the Legal team
  • Participate in the review and drafting of contracts

About You

  • BA/BS/LLB degree or equivalent practical experience
  • Returning to your field of study/post-graduate degree/Legal Practice qualifications after completion of the Paralegal contract at Google
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently and idiomaticallyL
  • Experience working in a law firm or in a media/technology company is preferred
  • Specialisation in intellectual property, technology or media law is preferred 
  • An interest in technology and IT-relevant legal problems and recent developments is preferred
  • Demonstrated legal analysis and research skills
  • Strong organisational skills 
  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

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