Job Details


Job Number: 19000KLO
Bolton, United Kingdom | Sheffield, United Kingdom
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Schedule: Full-time
Posted: 11/11/2019


The Paralegal position is responsible for providing legal and administrative support to in-house counsel. Legal support includes, without limitation, those tasks and responsibilities generally performed by paralegals in law firms and corporate legal departments. 

1. Management of Corporate Books and records

Individual, with support from external counsel where agreed, should support the following:

Subsidiary Management Matters
a. Prepare and file documents to establish new corporate and legal entities.
b. Prepare shareholder and directors minutes and resolutions, along with maintaining corporate record books.
c. Prepare necessary intercompany services and other agreements.
d. Prepare and file governmental annual report requirements.
e. Prepare and file dissolution, withdrawal and merger documents as required.

Corporate Governance
a. Monitor and review government rules and regulations.
b. Prepare and file documents necessary to comply with governmental regulators for the conduct of various business activities.
c. Prepare officers and directors certificates.

2. Support of Commercial Function
Under supervision of various lawyers, perform basic review of commercial documents and agreements. Prepare basic commercial agreements from templates, such as NDAs, supply agreements, distribution agreements. Complete sales support documentation such as customer certifications and “know your customer/supplier” forms, and similar documents. Assist with simple questions concerning public bid offerings and contracts.

3. Administrative Support
Administrative support may include, without limitation, the oversight and use of electronic matter management, docketing, billing and budgeting systems, the processing of new matters and the preparation of various reports and analyses. The position requires familiarity and expertise in the applicable areas of law practiced by the incumbent.

a. Required: GCSE and A Levels or equivalent, some legal studies

b. Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience is strongly preferred

a. Required: Proven paralegal experience is required, including experience with corporate/company secretarial documents.

Experience within commercial/corporate law required (not litigation, conveyancing, criminal). 


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Basic Qualification:
Please note you will need the existing right to work in the country you apply for. Sherwin-Williams is unable to sponsor work permits or visas.

Equal Opportunity
An equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, colour, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, disability, age pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, or any other consideration prohibited by law.
We are committed to positively promoting equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. All applicants will be considered for employment on the basis of the job requirements and the individual’s ability and merits in meeting the requirements.