Experienced Paralegal - Financial Services

Posted 16 November by REED Legal
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Experienced Paralegal

Industry: Financial Services (Asset/ Fund Management)

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 depending on level of experience

Location: Central London

Work From Home: Hybrid model

Legal Duties

• Providing legal advice and support to global stakeholders and group trading entities across the business.

• Negotiating and drafting a wide range of global commercial contracts and transactional documents.

• Point of contact for all Group entities for NDA related matters (includes negotiating and drafting).

• Providing support in relation to global corporate M&A transactions (including M&A related documents) and private equity matters.

• Conducting and assisting with red-flag reviews of complex UK government tenders and contracts up to to identify potential areas of risk for the business.

• Managing the Group’s intellectual property portfolio (patents and trademarks).

Company Secretarial Duties

• Drafting board resolutions for all Group entities (trading, holding and dormant) and arranging for signatures from relevant directors.

• Assisting with business-as-usual corporate matters and queries across the Group.

• Filing documentation with Companies House (including confirmation statements and Group accounts) and updating company information.

• Supporting with specific Group projects such as equity share transfers and researching corporate governance matters.

• Liaising with external company secretary teams.

• Utilising the Diligent software along with updating corporate records and

• Maintaining the Group directors list, Group diary and list of authorized signatories across the Group.

Experience required

• Al least 2 years experience working as a Paralegal.

• Financial Services industry experience.

• Legal degree or equivalent qualification

• Experience carrying out company secretary duties.

• Experience assisting in drafting commercial contracts.

• M&A work is beneficial but not essential 

Reference: 44710938

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