PARALEGAL (3+ years experience) – LONDON – Major Offshore Firm – Interviewing Now!

London (Greater) (GB)
£Excellent Salary package
25 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
LON - 721
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Offshore Legal has been instructed by a major client to source an ambitious paralegal for their London office. The team advise on a broad range of corporate and finance transactions for a portfolio of clients comprising many of the world's leading corporations, financial institutions and capital markets participants.

Candidates should have a law degree or paralegal qualification and at least three years relevant experience at a leading private practice firm(s).

Principal Duties:

  • To work as part of a team delivering legal services to a high-standard by assisting the relevant lawyers in running their practices
  • To prepare first drafts of documents, including memorandum and articles of association; corporate approvals; transaction documents; legal opinions; and security registration filings
  • To review certain transaction documents and alert the relevant lawyers to pertinent issues arising in relation thereto
  • To implement and maintain the billing and collections system for relevant matters, including drafting fee estimates and preparing invoices and invoice narratives 
  • To maintain accurate records and correspondence files in relation to client files
  • To carry out conflict searches
  • To maintain personal knowledge and expertise on the legislative and specialist aspects relevant to the job
  • To liaise with clients as appropriate and in accordance with instructions from the relevant lawyers
  • To participate in special projects as and when required in relation to the Firm's and the department's practice areas
  • To conduct legal research in accordance with instructions from the relevant lawyers

Personal Skills/Qualities:

Candidates will need to demonstrate a high level of effectiveness in each of the following: 

  • Working independently and as a team member
  • Managing a complex and demanding workload and prioritising tasks and projects to meet work standards and personal performance targets
  • Communicating clearly and effectively legal matters, both verbally and in writing, with people at all levels of understanding.  This will include high-quality correspondence
  • Using and updating computerised systems, including the intranet, databases, word processors, and spreadsheets 
  • Participating in continuously improving services through critically evaluating systems of work, promoting new ideas and actively developing service improvements
  • Working in a flexible manner and respond to changing circumstances and emergency situations

The firm pays extremely well and it is most likely that your work/life balance will improve.

For more information, please email All inquiries will be handled with the utmost discretion and your CV will never go anywhere without your prior knowledge and consent.

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