Paralegal (Fixed Term 12 Months)

Legal & Compliance Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear


Position at LeoVegas Group






We are looking for not one, but two Paralegals to join the LeoVegas Group legal team. We are a growing team of 20  legal professionals located between Newcastle upon Tyne (UK), Sliema (Malta), Stockholm (Sweden) and Gibraltar. The group legal team is divided into two sub-teams, the Commercial & IP Unit and the Business & Corporate Unit. As a Paralegal in the team, you would be working across both units including supporting the Director and Heads of Legal on a number of internal projects which aim to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the legal department. These roles would offer the opportunity to gain valuable experience working within a  fast-paced environment and you would be contributing to some crucial objectives and priorities of the legal department.

Your key focus initially would be working on two ongoing transformative projects within the team:
1) a project to migrate all of our contracts and other legal documents to a new contract management system; and

2) a digital litigation log and filing project.

There will also be the opportunity to get involved in some of the day-to-day work of the team, attend meetings with senior team members and expand the remit of your role with time and as you gain relevant experience. Whilst the roles are being offered on a fixed term basis, there may be the opportunity for the roles to be made permanent and/or to lead to further development opportunities. We are registered with the SRA as an authorised training provider.


        The contract management project which involves: renaming and reorganising contract folders and documents in accordance with a revised naming convention; migrating existing agreements and other legal documents to a new contract management system (Concord) in a systematic manner; extracting key contract information; inputting key information regarding contract terms into Concord in order to enable accurate business reporting; delivering training to the wider business as the system is rolled out. You will work as part of the Concord project delivery team and attend regular meetings to update on progress.

        The litigation log management project which involves: reviewing existing case files and documents to extract relevant information and transferring data to a comprehensive litigation log.

        Maintaining and updating the contract precedents library as well as maintaining, updating, tracking and monitoring of consumer facing terms and conditions.

        Supporting the qualified lawyers in the team with a variety of administrative tasks including proof reading of contracts, sending contracts for signature, storing contracts or other legal documentation in the contract management system / secure shared drives.

        Assisting with the onboarding of new suppliers to the Group, including sending out due diligence questionnaires and reviewing responses and supporting identification and other corporate documentation provided by third party suppliers, to ensure a smooth onboarding process, as well as completing any due diligence requests we receive from third parties and authorities.

        Drafting letters or basic legal agreements using templates, assisting with the preparation of presentation slides, obtaining legal translations etc.

        Assisting with other projects and tasks as determined by the Director & Heads of Legal.



        Fluent in English.

        A qualifying UK/EU Law degree (minimum degree classification of 2:1).

        Meticulous organisational skills.

        Ability to understand key contract terms and basic legal documents and be able to extract the relevant information and summarise them accordingly.

        Excellent communication skills and sound judgement.

        Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines.

        Be highly proficient in typing and familiarity with MS Office and Google applications.

        Team player with the ability to work and build strong relationships with colleagues in a multicultural and multinational environment

        Self-driven and able to take ownership of all delegated tasks and drive them through to completion


        You have gained previous legal experience either in a law firm or in-house.


At the core of LeoVegas Group is Team Leo. Our culture is our foundation and is what enables us to innovate, build, and lead as we trailblaze our way through the igaming industry. We’re a team of over 1400 innovators, initiators, and groundbreakers working in a fast-paced and agile environment across 11 offices worldwide.



What we can offer you:

        Hybrid work policy

        4 weeks of Workation (T&C apply)

        28 days paid leave + public/bank holidays in England

        Matched pension contributions up to 6%

        BUPA healthcare which covers pre-existing conditions plus a cash-back plan to support with dental, optical & other treatments

        250 GBP  wellness contribution annually  (T&C apply)

        Free onsite parking and complimentary snacks and drinks. We also serve breakfast on Mondays and lunch on Fridays.

        Team and office social events throughout the year, which also include a quarterly team budget

        Enhanced parental leave


In our pride, we empower our teammates to find their roar and run with their wildest ideas. We don’t wait for things to happen; we pounce and make it happen!

Would you be a good fit for the Leo Pride - give us a roar!


**As our company’s working language is English. Please submit your CV in English.**