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Junior Paralegal - London UK - Hybrid - Full time

About us

Do you want to build a rewarding career and contribute to creating positive environmental and social impact while doing so? At ecosecurities, we are a profit-for-purpose business with the deep conviction that tackling climate change and financial gain do not have to be mutually exclusive. Our hard work as a pioneer in the carbon markets over the past 24 years proves this.

We are an impact-driven provider of environmental services with over two decades of experience in developing emissions reduction and removal projects around the world. We provide technical and financial services to project developers, corporations, governments, and organisations. With a diverse and high-quality portfolio of projects, ecosecurities offers expertise and tailored services in sourcing, developing, and financing of climate mitigation projects. To support the net-zero transition we work with nature-based solutions (NBS), renewable energy projects and community-based programs.

Role Summary

Do you have paralegal experience or a degree in a legal discipline and want to develop a career within a rapidly growing industry?

We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic paralegal to join our global organization and support our in-house legal team. The successful candidate will gain exposure to legal and commercial contracts whilst working closely with the Head of Legal and wider business. In-house legal work is often broad and varied and this role will provide extensive development and learning opportunities. You will have interesting work drafting innovative contracts geared toward achieving net zero goals and you will be part of a welcoming and supportive team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone at the start of their career to build key skills within a professional setting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drafting, amending, negotiating and proof reading commercial contract documents.

  • Researching broad legal matters which may affect the wider business, including global carbon emissions reduction legislation.

  • Providing technical support and resource on company secretarial matters.

  • Maintaining the legal document SharePoint library of standard contract templates to support with the efficiency and organisation of the legal department and their resources.

  • Undertaking compliance checks.

  • Assisting the Head of Legal in notifying the business team of any key regulatory updates.

  • General administrative tasks as directed by the Head of Legal, and the wider team.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Educated to degree level or significant experience in legal setting.

  • LPC Graduate - desirable.

  • Paralegal with commercial contracts experience - desirable but not essential.

  • Highly engaging and a great communicator.

  • A team player and able to work to deadlines.

  • Have a passion for commercial law and a willingness to learn more.

  • Excellent literacy, attention to detail and work ethos.

  • IT literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

  • Desirable Requirements - Document review experience within a law-firm, in-house or in an alternative legal service provider environment.

Here at ecosecurities we are committed to cultivating and sustaining a culture of inclusion and connectedness. It is our belief that we are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents not only part of our culture, but our reputation and ecosecurities' achievement as well. In recruiting for our team, we welcome and encourage the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

Please send your resume and cover letter to with “Junior Paralegal” in the subject line.

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