Our client is recognised as one of the UK's leading national law firms and they are currently seeking a paralegal. The main aspect of the role will be to support their Corporate & Commercial department but the successful candidate will also provide support across the banking, tax and commercial practice groups as required.
The role will include:
*General support of the department’s transactional work and other projects
*Creation of new client matters including conducting conflict checks
*Assisting with preparation of ancillary documents relating to transactions such as Companies House forms, board minutes and shareholders’ written resolutions
*Managing electronic data rooms
*Preparation of completion bibles (hard copy and on CD-rom)
*Incorporating companies using electronic systems
*Maintaining the Companies House search account, being responsible for investigating new search methods as necessary
*Routine company secretarial work for client companies including filing annual returns, processing charge registrations, changes of officers’ details and dormant company accounts forms at Companies House
*Compiling and updating statutory registers
*Forwarding on of post to companies for whom we act as registered office
*Occasional legal tasks required i.e. drafting
Candidates should have experience in a similar role and strong academics including some legal training - LLB, GDL, LPC etc.
For more information, please contact Sarah Boxall at Chadwick Nott.