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Temporary Structured Finance Paralegal @ US Law Firm to £40,000

  • Job Type :

    Temporary

    Contract

  • Salary : To £40.000 + Overtime

Busy US law firm is looking to hire a new temporary Capital Markets Paralegal for their London office.  This role will be working remotely to assist ideally within their Structured Finance group, with a focus on Collateral Loan Obligation (CLO) and/or Warehouse financing.  This role will be working at a high-level work from day one so candidates need to have previous structured finance/capital markets experience, ideally with CLO/Warehousing transactional knowledge.  The quality of work available will be at NQ/Trainee level work as this law firm doesn’t have any Trainees in their London office.  This role will initially be for three months with a view to running longer.  In addition to the firm looking at candidates with strong and relevant paralegal experience most importantly the firm is looking for applicants with the right attitude, aptitude and professionalism as this with this being a very high level paralegal position the firm need the candidate to have the gravitas of a qualified lawyer as you will have exposure to clients and both drafting and transaction involvement and even though you will be responsible for the administrative side of the legal work this is not the reason for your hire but they will want an attitude of no job too big or too small.  Ideally strong education with very good A-Levels and a law degree from a top university or be at least GDL qualified.  With the firm being under 100 in size, they need their Paralegals to step up and take responsibility in an autonomous capacity.  Ideally looking for applicants experience to be from City law firms.  Offices are based in the City and standard hours are 9:30am to 5:30pm.  Salary will be to £40,000 pro rata.