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Paralegal – Training Contract secured?

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Funds - Private Equity, Corporate - M&A

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £34,000 - £36,000

  • Contact:

    Emma Wootton

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0207 400 2000

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    2022-06-08 00:00:00

M&A/Corporate Paralegal
Do you have Corporate Paralegal experience?  Or have you completed any recent Vacation Schemes in Corporate/M&A or other transactional practice areas?
A leading US law firm are seeking Corporate Paralegals to join them for a 6- or 12-month full time contract in the City of London.
The Team:
The successful paralegal will join an incredibly well-respected Corporate practise with notable industry strengths in financial services. Known around the world for their work on complicated M&A transactions, buyouts, stock and asset purchases, restructurings, spin-offs, joint ventures, and contentious transactions on behalf of all listed and unlisted enterprises, financial sponsors, and investment banks.

Your New Role:

The successful Corporate Paralegals day-to-day responsibilities include:
  • Reviewing and drafting documents such as corporate authorizations, stock certificates, stock transfer forms, and other ancillary documents. 
  • Preparing and compiling conditions precedent documents, as well as overseeing the procedure.
  • Finding companies and conducting due diligence.
  • Pre-completion issues, such as document proofreading.
  • Financing deal signing and closing arrangements.
  • Follow-up tasks, such as preparing transaction bibles, collating originals, file management, and following conditions.
  • Companies House registrations and filings
  • Reviewing reliance letters and negotiating them.
About You:
Perhaps you are a future trainee looking for an assignment before you go travelling or have some vacation schemes commencing this summer and are looking for Paralegal work after. Either way, your application should demonstrate:
  • Previous Corporate / M&A or transactional experience.
  • Strong academics.
  • The ability to pick up tasks and work autonomously.
  • Have a hardworking attitude.
Alternatively, you could be a Paralegal looking for your first position in a US firm, as there is scope for this role to extend beyond the initial three months.

Apply Now:

In return the successful Corporate Paralegals will be offered £34,000 - £36,000 pro rata plus overtime.

This is a fantastic opportunity to expand on your corporate experience in a client-facing role with a prominent US firm. Apply now to find out more!

It is EJ Legal’s policy, as a matter of courtesy to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. EJ Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients. Thank you.