(LF144) Paralegal - Investment Funds

£28,000.00 - 50,000.00 Per Annum

In House Paralegal Financial Services

Investment management group who manage over $4bn (US) has a newly created role within their new in-house legal function. They are seeking an experienced paralegal to work and support their general counsel.

Before application The key essentials:
  • Paralegal experience within financial services
  • Experience of producing NDA agreements 
  • Understanding of the financial services industry particularly the legal and/or compliance function
  • Strong IT skills are essential, particularly using Outlook, Word and Excel, Sharepoint and Dropbox

The candidate will be involved in transaction work including handling legal documents, contracts and agreements, both fund & corporate board meetings including minute-taking, and general corporate governance matters as well as assisting on a variety of other legal and regulatory matters as well as HR related support. You will become a key member of the legal team, and will become the primary internal contact for internal stakeholders and external parties on many matters.

Proactive management including:

Maintaining complete and up to date documentation on Sharepoint and Dropbox
Management of workload for yourself, often within tight timelines, and regular reporting to the GC on progress
Supporting the GC with management of priorities
Checking documents / proof reading
Checking correspondence and documents have been correctly filed
Management of yearly workflow planner
Delivering required information in a timely manner in line with the planner
Administration and Diary Management
Amending, scanning and sending letters including track changes and versions
Identifying and diarising deadlines and sending reminders in relation to upcoming deadlines
Arranging internal and external meetings, travel and calls across teams and time zones
Ensuring the documentation in the legal folders in Sharepoint/Dropbox is kept up to date
Document production and amendment