Paralegal - Corporate

Our client has a vacancy for a Paralegal to be part of their Corporate team. You will provide fee earning and administrative support to a busy team, which includes partners and senior fee earners dealing with transactional and non-transactional corporate matters.

Your key duties will be:

  • providing a mixture of paralegal and administrative support dealing with all aspects of corporate and some commercial work
  • providing paralegal support on corporate transactions including: document production and managing due diligence exercises
  • assisting with company secretarial services including: preparation of board minutes, Companies House Forms and other ancillary documents
  • carrying out post-completion administration
  • dealing with general correspondence
  • handling telephone calls, diary management and dealing with queries where appropriate
  • archiving and filing

Skills and experience you will have (ideally but not essential):

  • previous experience of Companies Forms and Companies House filing
  • a knowledge of the Companies Act 2006
  • experience of using a case management system
  • experience of having worked in a small team and the ability to cope in pressurised situations
  • some experience within a similar role

Key competencies you will need:

  • to be highly organised with flexibility during busy periods
  • excellent attention to detail
  • strong IT skills
  • willingness to work hard with drive and enthusiasm

About you - you will be:

  • self-motivated and with a desire to succeed
  • tidy, well organised and motivated
  • able to self-manage and take ownership of problems
  • highly enthusiastic, willing to go the extra mile and be happy to go beyond the job description to be respectful towards others and have a positive, willing and 'can do’ attitude
  • keen to learn, interested in driving your own career progression and be proactive in taking ownership of this

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

Reference: 33981505

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