Finance Paralegal at top US Law Firm: to £35,000 +OT

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  • Salary : Up to £35,000 + OT

A prestigious US Law Firm based in the heart of the city is looking to hire a new Finance Paralegal to join the London office on a permanent basis, working directly with Partners and Associates.  As you will be the only Paralegal in the team, you will have exposure to high level work on a daily basis.  Responsibilities will include the running of the conditions precedent process from start to finish, including liaising with the client and solicitors acting for the other side, and ensuring that the transaction is progressing smoothly, hosting conditions precedent calls with all parties in order to update on the status of the transaction, drafting and reviewing key documentation, such as corporate authorisations, fee letters, consent letters and security documents, dealing with third parties (such as insurance brokers) to ensure that all issues are being addressed in a timely manner, working closely with the Private Equity and Real Estate teams to update on discipline specific elements of the transaction, overseeing final completion matters, including printing and compiling documents for signature, and organising and attending signing meetings with the client, carrying out post-completion matters such as registration of security interests with Companies House within the required deadlines, maintaining an organised file in order to ensure that all post-completion matters are addressed, assisting the team generally with any day to day matters that may arise, assisting the firm by completing KYC for new client and matter openings.  Candidates need to have previous Corporate/Finance experience within a London law firm, a completed law degree, strong communication and organisational skills.  This role will pay up to £35,000 plus will offer lots of paid overtime.