ADS • FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom

Commercial Paralegal/Legal Assistant (In-House) - Part Time

Salary:  £12,000 per annum (based on the FTE salary £30,000)- 15 hours per week

2 days/week at home

9-day fortnight

Core hours 9–5.30

Job Description

The Role ​

This is an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal to join our business based in Farnborough, working on a hybrid basis (home and office), providing legal and administrative support to the Group Legal Director.

The position is a group role, working across a thriving trade association with a commercial subsidiary which owns and organises small and large scale events across the globe.

Hours are 15 hours per week (working days to be discussed).

The role reports to the Group Legal Director with no direct reports.

The Responsibilities

As a Paralegal, you will help support the day-to-day legal needs across the business which will include:

  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts and other documents
  • Ensuring accurate records are maintained including contracts, proposals and any amendments
  • Reviewing terms and conditions or other contractual document which originate from suppliers, providing advice on risks to the business
  • Reviewing and completing documents originating from clients
  • Support the Group Legal Director in any major project and ensuring processes and procedures adhere to ISO9001 and the Data Protection Act 2018.
  • Act as a point of contact when the Group Legal Director is away from the business
  • Help maintain template documents

The Skills & Competencies

  • Experienced in reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to deliver time critical reports and reviews
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Any event industry experience would be desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of Intellectual Property and Data Protection would also be desirable but not essential

The Contract & Benefits

Salary; £12,000 per annum (based on the FTE salary £30,000)

Contract; Permanent, part-time role

Hours; 15 hours per week, over 2 to 4 days per week (flexible)

Location; Hybrid working- Farnborough office and from home (flexible)

Benefits; bonus, pension, private health insurance, life insurance, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, 9-day fortnight, hybrid working, extended remote working, enhanced parental leave, 28 days annual leave, buy additional annual leave, long service additional annual leave

Company benefits

9-day fortnight
Open to job sharing
Open to part time work for some roles
Open to compressed hours
Work from anywhere scheme
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Compassionate leave
Travel insurance
Time off in-lieu
28 days annual leave + bank holidays
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Company shutdown periods
Enhanced maternity leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Cycle to work scheme
Salary sacrifice
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Skilled worker visas
Employee assistance programme
Volunteer days
Teambuilding days
L&D budget
Enhanced sick days
Mental health platform access
Fertility benefits
Menstrual leave
Gym membership
Wellbeing allowance
Health insurance
Women’s health leave
Mental health days
Pregnancy loss leave
Childcare credits
Adoption leave
Cinema discounts
Charity donation scheme
Fully stocked snack cupboard
Meditation space
Life assurance
Interest free loans
Travel loan
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Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
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Working at ADS

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Farnborough, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Toulouse

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

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