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Legal Staff Paralegal in Arlington, VA

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Company name

The Nature Conservancy

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Environmental and Land Use
International Law

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

USA Arlington, VA

Date Last Verified

Dec 08,2017

Posted on

Dec 07,2017

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International Senior Paralegal Duties: Assists attorneys in providing highly specialized legal services on complex and/or high value matters to advance priorities and appropriately manage risk. Supports and coordinates complex and/or high value transactions and contracts, regulatory compliance filings, litigation management or other specialized legal areas. Ensures legal commitments, policies and procedures, and legal requirements are met and managed for compliance. Collects and manages official corporate legal files, in electronic and paper form. Drafts and revises complex legal documents for review by attorney. Independently drafts well-written memoranda, correspondence, and transaction documents and revises as necessary. Initiates and completes financial and accounting forms related to legal matters, and ensures that such forms comply with policies and procedures. Assists business unit staff with preparation of project approval packages. Independently interacts and coordinates with assigned business unit staff and outside parties. Supervises and/or provides guidance and training to less experienced paralegals, legal support staff, and volunteers. May assist attorneys in trainings for legal and business unit staff. May have significant financial responsibility, including budget development and limited budget management authority; authorizes check requests, wire instructions and travel arrangements.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of combined legal and administrative experience OR equivalent qualifications acquired through coursework and/or related job experience that demonstrates assumption of significant responsibilities for supporting and coordinating complex or specialized legal work. Written and spoken fluency in English and either Spanish or Portuguese. Experience working across cultures. Experience conducting research on the Internet and in other legal resources. Experience with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and SharePoint. PREFERRED: Written and spoken fluency in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Knowledge of HotDocs or other document automation technology. Excellent writing skills. Experience with international legal transactions. Experience with accounting/financial issues and analysis. Supervisory experience.

Additional info

Job ID: 45925

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Nature Conservancy
4245 North Fairfax Drive
Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203-1600