Reino Unido, LondonReino Unido, London

Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Fecha de publicación 24.03.2024

Paralegal II (English and Spanish Speaking)

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.


The Paralegal position is in the Law Department's EUME team based in London and has a primary focus on supporting day to day operations in the various resorts and internal business teams associated with owner services, operations and association governance. This position involves extensive MVCI standard form contract review and preparation, legal research, preparation of memoranda, summaries, matrices with daily contact and interaction with business clients at corporate offices and on-site. The paralegal works under moderate supervision of the Regional Counsel for most matters but will be able to manage the operations contracting process largely unsupervised, identifying and escalating irregular issues.


Legal Skills and Responsibilities

• Liaise with Regional Counsel to determine ongoing legal needs of the regional office.
• Draft legal documents based on precedents, including contracts, POAs, board minutes etc.
• Draft legal correspondence, documents and memoranda for attorney review; once reviewed, revise, distribute, and transmit legal correspondence, documents and memoranda.
• Conduct legal research in project documents, statutory law and other sources as required for support of multiple properties in a variety of jurisdictions. Able to present results in writing for review by attorney prior to distribution.
• Review sales and marketing collateral to ensure compliance with local laws.
• Receive enquiries or requests for legal support from various business areas, with a focus on resort operations and ensure the answer or the document is properly delivered in a timely and efficient manner under the supervision and guidance of the Regional Counsel.
• Review complex legal documents (e.g. court rulings and outside counsel legal advice) and summarize.

Business Knowledge

• Understand MVWC's business areas.
• Understand the Law Department's business strategies and his/her role in achieving these.
• Maintain a working knowledge of all MVWC product lines.

Administrative Support

• Some administrative support to Regional Counsel.
• Creation of documents (e.g. faxes, letters memos, contracts, presentations etc.) using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
• Organize and maintain the London Law Department's filing and tracking systems. Utilize own judgement in establishing items for tracking/brought forward for action.

Additional Responsibilities

• Perform all tasks in a timely manner ensuring all deadlines are met.
• Perform other related tasks as assigned by the Regional Counsel.
• Demonstrate high level work ethic and awareness of the importance of confidentiality at all times.
• Comply with MVWC policies and procedures.
• Be proactive and have a flexible approach to work, meeting the needs of the Regional Counsel, internal clients and the business at all times.
• Maintain an attitude and commitment to provide excellent service to all customers and associates. Respond sensitively to the needs and feelings of others, regardless of status or position; accept interpersonal differences and maintain a constructive rapport with all associates and customers.
• Maintain computer systems knowledge (Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
• Work with all MVWC colleagues as a team, supporting the needs within that team and those of the business at all times.
• Liaise with outside organizations in multiple jurisdictions, including (a) outside local counsel; (b) local consultants; (c) government agencies, (d) translation firms and (e) notaries and registries on both substantive legal matters and administrative items such as requesting services, monitoring the timely receipt of the service requested, and settling fees and costs under supervision and guidance of Regional Counsel.

Working with Others

• Treat all employees with dignity and respect.
• Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.
• Partner with and assist others to promote an environment of teamwork and achieve common goals.
• Actively listen to and consider the concerns of other employees, responding appropriately and effectively.
• Handle sensitive issues with employees with tact, respect, diplomacy and confidentiality.

Physical Tasks

• Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or other methods.
• Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance.

Policies and Procedures

• Maintain confidentiality of proprietary materials and information.
• Protect the privacy and security of customers and co-workers.
• Follow company and department policies and procedures.
• Research questions and problems; refer complex issues to supervisor.
• Protect company tools, equipment, machines, or other assets in accordance with company policies and procedures.
• Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by supervisors/management.


Personal Attributes
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Positive Demeanor
  • Presentation
  • Initiative
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Interpersonal Skills
  • Team Work or work independently
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Diversity Relations
  • Strong work ethic

  • Telephone Etiquette Skills
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Writing
  • Active Listening
  • Applied Reading

  • Detail Orientation
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Time Management
  • Planning and Organizing

Analytical Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Learning

General Administration
  • Typing
  • Filing

Computer Software
  • Microsoft Office including advanced word processing



• Minimum undergraduate degree or equivalent
• Legal academic background preferred, especially in Spanish law

Related Work Experience

• Relevant work experience in a previous paralegal (or equivalent) role
• English and Spanish language essential


Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.

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