Legal Assistant

  • Westcon Comstor
  • Aug 16, 2019
Full-time In-house

Job Description

  • Be a part of a leading global technology company
  • IT industry
  • Rare in-house opportunity

Rare opportunity for the successful candidate to work across APAC region as well as global matters based in our office in St Leonards. In this role you will have the opportunity to work on commercial agreements reviewing contracts and advising on employment law matters.

The Role

The role will be split between aiding the Associate General Counsel and providing global support for the Company’s legal administration whilst coordinating with other paralegals and lawyers.

Direct assistance to the Associate General Counsel will more specifically involve the following responsibilities:

  • Provide legal administration support for the Associate General Counsel as an escalation point and contact when the Associate General Counsel is travelling or on leave
  • Provide ad hoc support for large contract negotiations
  • Providing analysis and contract summaries as requested
  • Providing timely and relevant information and responses to routine legal inquiries (such as basic contract information) and escalate to AGC as appropriate
  • Reviewing basic contracts and non-disclosure agreements (such as contract amendments and contracts for the supply of goods and services for internal use)
  • Responsible for ensuring business compliance with contract approval and signature policies

The Candidate

A paralegal preferably with a law degree, and at least 2 years’ experience working in an In House legal team or large commercial team in private practice.

 The ideal candidate:

  • A Paralegal preferably with a Law Degree or working towards completion
  • Be able to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations
  • Able to work independently, while being able to contribute successfully in cross functional teams
  • Have excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to be persuasive in a sales focused environment
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Commitment to teamwork
  • Resilient
  • Must have solid transactional experience across a range of legal matters
  • Provide legal administration support for the Associate General Counsel as an escalation point and contact when the Associate General Counsel is travelling or on leave
  • Provide ad hoc support for large contract negotiations
  • Providing analysis and contract summaries as requested
  • Providing timely and relevant information and responses to routine legal inquiries (such as basic contract information) and escalate to AGC as appropriate
  • Reviewing basic contracts and non-disclosure agreements (such as contract amendments and contracts for the supply of goods and services for internal use)
  • Responsible for ensuring business compliance with contract approval and signature policies

Become part of the Westcon-Comstor family and its work-hard/play-hard team culture!

Westcon - Comstor is the world's leading specialty distributor of advanced network technological solutions. At Westcon - Comstor, our success is built on providing exceptional service to our resellers and the vendors we partner with. We are a value added distributor of category-leading solutions including datacentre and infrastructure, security, convergence, virtualisation, networking and storage with a variety of specialty resellers. Our teams provide exceptional sales, technical and customer service support to accelerate the business of our partners.

At Westcon-Comstor Australia we pride ourselves on delivering IT solutions to best meet customer needs on time, with a reputation second to none for client satisfaction, through the provision of value added products and services. We are a fast paced company who puts the provision of quality customer service first.

Come and join our spirited and commercially astute team where being good humoured and highly motivated are definite pre-requisites in joining this team. We are focused on being the leaders in our industry and having a culture of integrity, accountability, drive for success and fun.

We believe that our people are integral to the business and a major reason for success. People are our most valuable asset - we employ people who deliver outstanding results, embrace our values and are passionate about our brand.

If you want to start a career that is anything but ordinary, then apply today!

Organisation Name

Westcon-Comstor

Landline phone

(02) 9432 1063

Contact Name

Lauren Jones

Email address

lauren.jones@westcon.com

Street Address

39 Herbert Street

Job Level

Any Level

State / Province / Region

New South Wales

Country

Australia