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Ambrey, part of Ocean Infinity, is seeking a Legal Assistant


Ocean Infinity is a pioneer of large scale marine robotic operations deploying robotic technologies to capture ocean data and deliver maritime solutions whilst minimising our environmental footprint. We are building the world’s largest fleet of marine robotic vehicles, offering the safest and most sustainable operations the industry has ever seen. Our purpose is to innovate using robotics and technology to transform industries, enabling people and the planet to thrive.

Ambrey was established in 2010 to offer a dynamic and creative solution putting clients’ needs first, providing safety, security, marine and risk management services to the Shipping, Oil & Gas, and Offshore industries.

In June 2021, Ambrey became part of Ocean Infinity. The acquisition combines Ocean Infinity’s robotic vessels, data, cyber, artificial intelligence, and low emission operations with one of the leading brands in the maritime security sector, expanding our operations into North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.


Work location: Hereford, United Kingdom

Division / Department: Legal Team

Reports to: In-house Counsel


The role:

This position, is for a part-time or full-time Legal Assistant based in our Hereford office and reporting to Ambrey’s In-house Counsel.
In the role, you will support the in-house Legal Team in providing timely, professional, and accurate legal advice and guidance. You will support the team in a wide range of legal matters including contracts, GUARDCON, debt recovery, employment law and company and commercial law.
The post holder must be enthusiastic and versatile with a can-do attitude and the ability and confidence to interact with a wide range of colleagues, senior management, internal and external stakeholders.


The post holder must demonstrate:

  • A careful approach to work with a high level of attention to detail and standard of accuracy;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of colleagues including senior management;
  • Able to work effectively and identify and prioritise issues both independently and in a team;
  • Able to manage change, work to deadlines, meet targets and solve problems;
  • Able to work independently and/or as part of a team;
  • Good interpersonal skills and a good team player;
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and creative ways of working;
  • Good organisational and time management skills, with the ability to plan, organise and prioritise own workload in an environment with demanding deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task


The responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for conducting day to day company debt recover matters;
  • Responsible for logging and tracking contracts on our database;
  • Responsible for the GUARDCON matrix;
  • Responsible for the provision of general administration to the legal department;
  • Responsible for attending key legal meetings to taking attendance notes;
  • Responsible for supporting the legal team on key projects including major contracts and tenders;
  • Responsible for assisting the legal team with the production and delivery of training on a wide range of subjects;
  • Responsible for supporting the maintenance and promotion of ethics and compliance policies and procedures;
  • Conducting legal research;
  • Responsible for assisting the legal team in maintaining corporate legal precedents;
  • Assist in the development and delivery of systems and communications to provide advice and guidance across Ambrey to support and promote the work of the team;
  • Responsible for providing ad hoc research to support and provide advice and guidance across the company;
  • Assist in reviewing commercial contracts;
  • Assist in reviewing GUARDCON contracts.


Skills, qualifications and experience:

  • 3 years + Prior experience working at private practise either in corporate or dispute resolution;
  • A proven self-starter – high levels of initiative and motivation;
  • Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to plan and prioritise;
  • Strong attention to detail whilst providing a high standard of service;
  • Ability to work in a team as well as work independently;
  • Experience of managing conflicting priorities;
  • Positive, proactive, and enthusiastic attitude with the ability to anticipate the needs of the teams and act accordingly;
  • Sound judgement and discretion on confidential matters are essential;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the wider Group Services to develop and maintain a strong support function to the business, key stakeholders and its customers.


Ocean Infinity is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.


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