Experience

  • Commercial Paralegal

    at WSH

    October 2018 - June 2019

    London

    Paralegal for legal team of WSH, the parent company for a number of leading food services and hospitality brands including BaxterStorey, Benugo and Searcys. I undertook a variety of tasks including: ▪ Contract management, filing, tracking, secure storage, securing signatures ▪ Undertaking specific legal projects such as production of annual reports and quarterly legal updates ▪ Monitoring external legal spend and bill tracking. ▪ Assisting with legal risk work and compliance. ▪ Assisting with company secretarial work such as director appointment / resignations. ▪ Drafting and updating policies, guidance and standard form documents.

  • Junior Foreign Lawyer

    at Scornik Gerstein

    April 2018 - October 2018

    London

    Undertook various tasks including preparing cases, drafting legal documents, receiving clients, translation and providing advice in following areas: ▪ Personal injury claims: preparation of evidence and letters of claim, ATE insurance applications, meeting tight limitation period deadlines. ▪ Immigration / family: assisted in visa applications for UK/Spain, enforcement of divorce proceedings, advised on attainment of British / Spanish nationality. ▪ Inheritance / wills: assisted on probate processes, draft wills. ▪ Money Claims / Taxation: preparation of letters before action, filing of money claims, preparation of tax returns for British clients in Spain. ▪ Experience in other areas including conveyancing processes and specific criminal cases ▪ General tasks including client care, legal research, dealing with correspondence and receiving phone enquiries.

  • Legal advisor and programme coordinator

    at Interfertility

    January 2016 - October 2016

    Madrid

    Coordinated the North American programme for Interfertility, a company which puts Spanish families in contact with North American surrogacy agencies. Legal-related duties included: ▪ Writing and reviewing contracts between donors, surrogates, parents and agencies ▪ Assisting clients with preparation of documents required for registration of newborns ▪ Assuring parent´s and surrogate´s rights were respected ▪ Advising on registration with the Spanish social security system o Undertook Admin tasks including travel booking, coordinating conference calls and translating documents.

  • English Teacher

    at Nueva Era Idiomas

    September 2013 - June 2014

    Bizkaia

    o Taught English to 9-10 year-old children for four days a week o Developed exciting and engaging lesson plans and set regular tests, in accordance with the school curriculum. o Recorded progress of each pupil and conducted parent’s evenings to discuss child development.

Education

  • Master's Degree in International Humanitarian Action

    at Universidad de Deusto/University of Uppsala (Sweden)

    2016 - 2017 (1 year) Bizkaia

  • Master's Degree in Legal Practice

    at Universidad Internacional de La Rioja

    2014 - 2016 (2 years) La Rioja

  • Bachelor's Degree in Law

    at University of Deusto

    2010 - 2014 (4 years) Bizkaia

Languages

  • Spanish Native

  • English Negotiation

Hives