Legal Assistant

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  • Anywhere

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Role summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join a FTSE100 company as a junior member of our Legal Team, supporting the team in all its activities, including managing company secretarial requirements, dealing with due diligence requests, raising purchase orders and processing invoices, updating legal data bases and providing administrative support.

The role is based in our Guildford head office, and may require travel to London or other Applied Intelligence offices at times. We operate a hybrid working model with the expectation that some time will be spent working in the office and some time spent working from home.

What you’ll be doing

  • Managing Company Secretarial requirements for global Group Companies
  • Maintaining legal databases
  • Dealing with due diligence requests
  • Raising purchase orders and processing invoices for legal procurement through SAP.
  • Working with the Legal Team to negotiate and process Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA)
  • Assistance to Legal Team might include drafting and negotiating non disclosure agreements and liaising with sales staff and customers.
  • Providing administrative support such as filing, logging contracts etc.
  • Researching on various areas and preparing briefs.

What we’re looking for


  • Law degree or conversion course preferred but not essential.
  • Some company secretarial work experience preferred
  • Knowledge of legal terminology preferred


  • Someone who can show iniative and work efficiently, under pressure and within tight deadlines.
  • Must be enthusiastic with a desire to learn new skills and take on responsibility.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organised with time management skills and attention to detail


  • Proficiency with business software including word-processing, spreadsheet, database, and email applications such as those included in Microsoft Office.

Life at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Corporate Functions

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and the business could not operate without all the dedicated work of our Corporate Functions teams. From Finance & Operations through Communications & Marketing, to HR and Site Operations and more, our Corporate Functions enable our divisions to implement ground-breaking digital transformations and crucial defence software.

As part of Corporate Functions, you will be supporting and partnering with our global business from the backline, being a strategic advisor within your specialist area, and ensuring the business runs smoothly and efficiently. We all have a role to play in defending our clients; and this is yours.

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