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Funds Paralegal - US Firm

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Funds - Private Equity

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35,500 plus overtime

  • Contact:

    Chloe Nockolds

  • Contact email:

    chloen@ejgroup.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0207 400 2000

  • Job ref:

    CHN88279

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-11

  • Startdate:

    2022-06-12 00:00:00

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Funds Paralegal to join an elite US law firm in the City of London.
 
The Funds team at this firm dominate the big-ticket buyout space, advising on some of the largest European fund formation mandates. This firm offers fund managers a top platform for £multi-billion launches in London, along with innovative structuring solutions. Their enviable client list includes the largest private equity firms in Europe.
 
The firm are a very exciting place to be; they’ve gone through a real period of growth through a number of high profile lateral hires and their deals are some of the largest and most complex on the market.
 
They are a dynamic and agile firm with an extremely collegiate culture and operate a true open door policy (when they’re in the office – they operate a hybrid working policy). In terms of progression, the firm have just begun supporting paralegals in their qualification via the SQE. I know, it sounds too good to be true!
 
The role:
 
  • Preparing initial limited partnership agreements and registration documentation for new investment vehicles
  • Performing statement verification tasks for each new funds private placement memorandum
  • Drafting related AIFMD disclosures
  • Reviewing subscription documentation from investors investing in clients’ funds
  • Maintaining multiple trackers and checklists on various aspects of the funds process (including subscription documents, side letters and comment memos) for a significant number of investors in order to provide a continually updated status of each investor to attorneys and clients
  • Preparing and submitting Companies House filings
  • Drafting corporate authorisations, liaising with specialist regulatory counsel
  • Carrying out winding up / insolvency searches
  • Preparing opinion and closing bibles
 
About you:
  • Educated to GDL or LLB level, or equivalent
  • Whilst prior Funds Paralegal experience would be beneficial, applications are encouraged from those with more general transactional experience, perhaps from a non-legal role.
 
This Funds Paralegal role is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to join a top team in this space. The quality of the work is second-to-none and the firm and there is also a generous salary on offer of £35,500 per annum, plus overtime. Please apply today to be considered!

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