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Legal job description templates

November 1, 2018

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Legal job description templates

Writing a job description for a legal role? We’ve compiled a list of legal job description templates just for you. Remember to use them wisely, following the do’s and don’ts. Click the role to jump down to the job description. Copy, paste, and customize away!

Data Protection Officer

Job description

We are looking for a diligent Data Protection Officer. You will manage organizational data protection and oversee our GDPR compliance.

  • Train the staff involving in data processing.
  • Develop and execute relevant compliance projects.
  • Conduct regular security audits to ensure compliance and address potential problems.
  • Act as the point of contact between the company and any Supervisory Authorities (SAs).
  • Give advice on the impact of data protection efforts.
  • Monitor and maintain records of all data processing activities conducted by the company.
  • Review the company’s agreements and contracts with data processors.
  • Communicate with data subjects to inform them about how their data is being processed and the rights they have to their data.
  • Coordinate data breach response and notification procedures.

Job benefits:

  • [X] salary
  • [X] vacation days
  • Sick, personal, and parental leave
  • Child and elder care
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Professional development

Job requirements

  • Expert knowledge of data protection law and practices.
  • Knowledge of the company’s IT infrastructure and organizational structure.
  • Align with the company’s data processing operations and the level of data protection required for the company.
  • Excellent management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in [X] language.
  • [X] degree in Law or equivalent.

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Legal Assistant

Job description

We are looking for a pro-active Legal Assistant. You will contribute greatly to legal services by managing cases and completing administrative procedures.

  • Draft client contracts and submit to staff for review.
  • File legal documents and correspondence daily.
  • Respond to email, walk-in, and phone inquiries from clients and witnesses.
  • Help attorneys prepare for meetings and trials.
  • Prepare case testimony, briefs, and interrogatories.
  • Research and verify documents and statistics as needed.
  • Proofread correspondence, marketing materials, and other written content.

Job benefits:

  • [X] salary
  • [X] vacation days
  • Sick, personal, and parental leave
  • Child and elder care
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Professional development

Job requirements

  • A proven track record of working as a Legal Assistant or relevant roles.
  • Knowledge of legal databases, procedures, and protocols.
  • Excellent organizational and time managing skills.
  • Analytical and critical thinking.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in [X] language.
  • [X] degree in Law or equivalents.

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Legal Counsel

Job description

We are looking for a dedicated Legal Counsel. You will make sure that our business adhere to law by giving legal advice and monitor all applicable legal aspects.

  • Advise executives on relevant legal issues of the business.
  • Oversee internal policies.
  • Manage risks in business operations and decisions.
  • Draft legal papers, contracts, agreements, and other legal documents as needed.
  • Apply abstract principles of law to the concrete facts of a case.
  • Protect patents, trademarks, and industrial designs.
  • Facilitate the development of documents needed for the transfer of real property.
  • Handle litigation.

Job benefits:

  • [X] salary
  • [X] vacation days
  • Sick, personal, and parental leave
  • Child and elder care
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Professional development

Job requirements

  • Specialty in administrative law and procedures.
  • [X] year(s) experience working as a Legal Counsel for businesses.
  • A proven track record of creating effective legal strategies.
  • High work ethic.
  • Arbitration, mediation skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in [X] language.
  • [X] degree in Law or equivalents.

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Legal Secretary

Job description

We are looking for a pro-active Legal Secretary. You will assist attorneys with support for legal cases as well as administrative tasks.

  • Research and verify case intelligence.
  • Preparation of documents required for litigation (e.g. trial preparation, Note of Issue).
  • Manage the office calendar, schedule depositions.
  • Handle correspondence of all types (e.g. written, electronic, in-person, and/or phone).
  • Prepare client invoices.
  • Organize travel arrangements, including booking hotels and airline tickets.
  • Complete time sensitive materials with the required urgency.
  • Coordinate audio/video and other equipment for virtual meetings and conferences.
  • Utilize the document management system to file paperwork appropriately.

Job benefits:

  • [X] salary
  • [X] vacation days
  • Sick, personal, and parental leave
  • Child and elder care
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Professional development

Job requirements

  • [X] year(s) experience working as a Legal Secretary.
  • Familiarity with the rules of court litigation.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office programs.
  • Ability to type [X] words per minute.
  • Excellent multitasking and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in [X] language.
  • Legal Secretary certification of diploma.

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Corporate Attorney

Job description

We are looking for an experienced Corporate Attorney. You will ensure the legality of commercial transactions, advise legal rights and duties/responsibilities of corporate officers.

  • Negotiate for employees on behalf of the organization.
  • Provide legal advice and handle all legal processes, including mergers/acquisitions, tax law bankruptcy, lawsuits, securities, trademarks.
  • Establish company policy according to legal issues.
  • Provide necessary methods to protect company from legal risks.
  • Negotiate business transactions.
  • Clarify the intellectual property rights of the organization.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all matters.
  • Manage all contracts, legal reports and documents.

Job benefits:

  • [X] salary
  • [X] vacation days
  • Sick, personal, and parental leave
  • Child and elder care
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Professional development

Job requirements

  • Solid knowledge of corporate law.
  • [X] year(s) experience with a top-tier law firm.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Analytical and logical thinking.
  • Ph.D, M.D, or J.D required.
  • Active attorney’s License.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in [X] language.

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