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Senior Paralegal - Corporate Finance

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Location:
Newcastle and Tyneside
Salary:
Negotiable
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
JLE/68214

Description

Senior Paralegal , Newcastle - Corporate Finance

Fantastic opportunity to join a leading firm at the Newcastle office due to growth.

This exciting opportunity involves providing support including supervisory responsibilities, quality assurance and project management alongside fee earning.

The Role:

- You will be the go to person for a team of paralegals working on a wide range of transactions, providing support and supervision
- You will be available to provide feedback on work and coaching where appropriate
- You will be responsible for quality assurance within your team
- You will be managing legal projects, working underneath an Operations Manager

In addition you would also be fee earning, completing a range of work to include:

- Drafting corporate legal review summaries and reports using the firm's standard reporting templates
- Assisting with reviewing and tagging documents for responsiveness to regulatory questions posed by the Competition and Markets Authority and other regulatory bodies
- Preparing schedules to reflect draft amendments to legislation and incorporating addenda to existing client contracts to comply with regulatory changes
- Reviewing loan/financing documentation for specific provisions within the context of transactions and providing analysis on complex contractual clauses
- Building due diligence questionnaires into the firm's virtual data room site, CC Connect, and carrying out validation and testing to ensure that the questionnaire is fit for project requirements
- Drafting letters and/or regulatory filings, employee and shareholder notifications arising out of contractual or M&A reporting obligations
- Summarising responses to requests for arbitration and counter-claims from counter-parties in disputes

Requirements:

- You will be a law graduate with proven experience within a similar role
- You will have previous corporate finance experience
- You will be a strong people person, well versed in supervising other paralegals and assisting with their development
- You will be familiar with checking the work of other and providing constructive feedback
- You will be happy working relatively autonomously
- You will possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- You will be a strong team player with a flexible and organised approach to your role
- You will be confident working under pressure to set deadlines and will be adaptable

Benefits:

- Competitive salary and benefits package
- Working for a highly prestigious firm
- People focused culture
- Highly supportive of professional development

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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