Ref: GM1998

PQE: ,Trainee Area of Expertise: In-House Location: Milan

Our client is an international company operating in the development, investment and asset management of solar energy industry; it is now looking for an experienced commercial paralegal to support a team of three highly-experienced lawyers and a Corporate Secretary.

This is a “hands-on” position that would suit a pragmatic and self-motivated trainee/paralegal who has completed an Italian law degree. Ideally you will have 1/2 years of working experience as paralegal or junior legal, gained in the renewables sector in Italy.

The right candidate will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced and highly skilled environment and will be exposed to a wide range of tasks. Tasks will include assisting with transactional due diligence, legal and factual research, amending and negotiating and proof-reading  commercial documents, contract lifecycle management and administration, document management including maintaining relevant template agreements and clauses, archive, responding to both internal and external queries and correspondence, managing communication with external advisors and other teams, working on ad-hoc projects and initiatives as needed, developing and implementing tools and processes to improve efficiency.

You will have working knowledge of Italian renewables legal framework, an understanding of how the legal function supports the business excellent communication and intercultural skills, proactive attitude, high initiative to take on challenges and the ability to work autonomously, eagerness to learn and to develop individual competencies. Fluent English is essential.