Commercial Paralegal

Recruiter
Cordant People
Location
Manchester
Posted
16 Feb 2019
Closes
17 Mar 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Paralegal to join our client in Manchester City Centre. You will be assisting the fee earners with their caseloads and providing support from instruction through to completion.

Responsibilities:

* Reviewing and reporting on contracts and other information as part of corporate due diligence exercises

* Collate case material for the different cases and create bundles.

* Undertaking a wide range of tasks, including data room management, due diligence, disclosure, drafting documents, attending completions and providing general transaction support

* Checking legal documents for quality, consistency and content

* Direct client involvement

* Attending meetings and taking notes

* Drafting and producing legal documentation and standard forms

Requirements:

* Minimum of a 2:1, ideally have completed the LPC or working towards it

* A positive, enthusiastic, and proactive approach to their work

* Strong attention to detail

* Strong written and verbal communication skills, demonstrating an ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels

* Effective personal organisational and time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple demands

* The ability to work to tight timescales with a sense of urgency

* Ambition to develop and succeed

* Prior experience as a commercial paralegal highly desirable

CP2

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

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