October 2018 - June 2019
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
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
January 2016 - October 2016
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.
at Nueva Era Idiomas
September 2013 - June 2014
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.
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