Corporate Paralegal


New York, US / San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Legal
  • Post Date: 05/10/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: Maurice Wilkes Building, Cowley Road, Cambridge, UK, CB4 0DS

About Darktrace

Darktrace is the world’s leading cyber AI company and the creator of Autonomous Response technology.

Its self-learning AI is modeled on the human immune system and used by over 3,000 organizations to protect against threats to the cloud, email, IoT, networks and industrial systems. This includes insider threat, industrial espionage, IoT compromises, zero-day malware, data loss, supply chain risk and long-term infrastructure vulnerabilities.

Job Description

Darktrace, recently named one of Fast Company’s 50 ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’, is currently expanding its legal organization to accommodate a rapidly-growing sales team, customer base and accelerating revenue. Darktrace has an immediate opening in New York or San Francisco for a Corporate Paralegal. This position offers significant potential, fast-paced career development, and numerous opportunities for personal achievement.


    Commercial Contracts: Assist in preparing and facilitate the completion of commercial contracts with our growing customer base. Ensure appropriate contract authorization. Assist in processing. Prepare amendments to contracts.
    Vendor Registration; Procurement: Support the contracting process by assisting in registering Darktrace with prospective customers, and navigate through the procurement process.
    Operations Support: Work with teams across the company including Finance, Human Resources, and Facilities to ensure ongoing support of company operations.
    Legal Research: Assist in conducting legal research as needed.
    Project Management: Drive progress on legal team projects and help out wherever needed. Actively work on improving processes with the goal of positively impacting the legal team as Darktrace grows and scales.

A Bachelor’s degree from a top university is required
Paralegal certificate is an advantage but not required
Interest in attending law school welcome
Relevant prior corporate experience, including at least 2 years as a paralegal, ideally at a major law form or in-house, is strongly preferred
Ability to work independently on a variety of projects; ability to manage and prioritize multiple deadlines and be proactive
Meticulous attention to detail
Excellent communication skills, including both oral and written
Proven strong analytical skills
Must be comfortable interacting with all levels of the company’s personnel, including management, building relationships across teams and across our offices

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.