Paralegal III

  • Competitive
  • United States Texas Spring Branch
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas

Provides legal support to assigned attorneys or projects by conducting research, organizing files, scheduling depositions and maintaining records. Researches various states? requirements for licensing and certification requirements and prepares documents as needed. Coordinates and gathers input across multiple corporate disciplines including: Accounting, HR, Risk Management and Procurement. Maintains files/database to ensure no lapses in certifications. Supports on-going projects and monitor compliance with contract requirements/certifications. Minimal work direction needed, highly skilled and knowledgeable to the position. Able to supervise other junior paralegals if needed. This position might be described as an expert Paralegal or Law Clerk with some law training but not an attorney.

  • Research skills, legal administration skills, organization, planning, and attention to detail.
  • Unconventional contract experience is a plus
  • Strong writing skills
  • Familiarity with commercial principles (and reviewing/negotiating langauge regarding same)
  • Experience negotiating MSAs or similar framework agreements
  • Prefer oil/gas or manufacturing experience in Procurement, Supply Chain or Legal
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word (formatting/redlining)
  • tasks include -   Subagreement review/preparation
  • Attend kickoff meeting and determine whether any of the existing templates fit the need or whether additional support/language is required
  • Writing fit-for-risk language to support commercial strategy established by the categories
  • Support review and drafting of a variety of templates (or at least issue spotting and making observations on inconsistencies, as part of a “cold eyes review”
  • Prepare summary and analysis and participate in review of templates with functional stakeholders
  • Support questions from stakeholders and provide guidance to Master Contracts team on complex negotiations/fit-for-risk terms
  • Analyze language in existing EM enabling agreements and help

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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