Legal Assistant

Genashtim Innovative Learning
Genashtim Innovative Learning
( Legal and Compliance )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Full-Time
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

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Founded in 2004, Genashtim is a for-profit social enterprise. By leveraging technology and the internet, we have forged a virtual employment ecosystem that enables members of the marginalized communities, may it be persons with disabilities (physical and mental), LGBTQ+, refugees, senior citizens, minorities, and other underserved communities, to collaborate & build a world-class organization, delivering remote back-end support and digital learning services globally. 

 We are looking for LEGAL ASSISTANT 

(Full time, 100% Remote Work, highly competitive pay) 

 As a Legal Assistant, the competent individual will perform the following: 

  • Conduct legal research and gather pertinent legal information. 
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations in legal documents. 
  • Compile, proofread and edit drafts of contracts, leases, licenses, policies and other legal documents. 
  • Monitor, study and develop written summaries of proposed and enacted legislation, regulations, court decisions, industry guidelines, trade journals and other relevant publications. 
  • Analyze and summarize documents. 
  • Assist with the administration and management of workflow. 
  • General administrative duties ie. answering correspondence and taking telephone calls. 

 As a Legal Assistant, you will need to have the following skills: 

  • Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time-sensitive documents and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team-oriented environment. 
  • Bachelors degree in law or paralegal certification or similar (essential). 
  • 1 - 2 years of legal research experience. 
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and research skills. 
  • Ability to understand and interpret legal documents. 
  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel. 

 Applicants who are classified as persons with disabilities, whether physical or mental (PWDs), members of the LGBTQ+, refugee, senior citizens, retirees and other members of the minority communities will be preferred but will not be required. 

  • For this position to be able to work 100% remotely, mandatory PC specifications must be adhered for your application to be fully processed. Genashtim may require you to submit these proofs of specifications and Genashtim reserves the right to conduct audit prior onboarding. 
  • Stable wired internet connection with a minimum of 5mbps for download speed & 3mbps download, with a ping of not higher than 20ms. 
  • Properly functioning PC (laptop/desktop) Minimum specifications of: o Processor comparable to Intel® i5 or higher; o 8GB of RAM; o 500GB SSD/ HDD or higher 
  • Data enabled smart phone with minimum specifications of: o Android 5 or IOS 9; o Ability to install WhatsApp instant messaging application; o Mobile data and power back-up is a must; 
  • Minimum software requirements that may be installed to either or both to PC and/or smart phone include: o Licensed Windows® 10 64bit operating system; 
  • Licensed Microsoft® Office 2013 or higher with PowerPoint, Excel and Word (cloud/online or hard disk-based installation); o MS Teams or Instant Messaging (IM) applications such as: WhatsApp, Viber, Line, Skype or any other designated IM tools; 
  • People with Disabilities (PWD) assisted applications should be duly licensed. 

We may assign candidates to different functions and jobs based on candidate profile, other available and future openings, and business needs, to maximize their application. 

  • By applying to this career opportunity, you hereby authorize Genashtim, its authorized third parties, and its/their officers, team members, and third party service providers, to hold, use, and otherwise process your data in connection with your job application. 
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