Paralegal - Corporate Team

£16835 - £16835

Job Description

We are urgently looking to recruit an expereinced Paralegal on behalf of a professional and long established law firm as based in Straford-upon-Avon.

The role is working within their busy Corporate team, part of the firm's Corporate and Commercial group.

You will provide fee earning and administrative support to a busy team, which includes partners and senior fee earners dealing with transactional and non-transactional corporate matters.

Your key duties will be:

  • providing a mixture of paralegal and administrative support dealing with all aspects of corporate and some commercial work
  • providing paralegal support on corporate transactions including, document production and managing due diligence exercises
  • assisting with company secretarial services including: preparation of board minutes, Companies House Forms and other ancillary documents
  • carrying out post-completion administration
  • dealing with general correspondence
  • handling telephone calls, diary management and dealing with queries where appropriate
  • archiving and filing

Skills and experience you will have:

  • previous experience of Companies Forms and Companies House filing
  • a knowledge of the Companies Act 2006
  • ideally experience of using a case management system
  • ideally experience of having worked in a small team and able to cope in pressurised situations

Key competencies you will need:

  • to be highly organised with flexibility during busy periods
  • excellent attention to detail
  • strong IT skills
  • willingness to work hard with drive and enthusiasm

About you – you will be:

  • self motivated and with a desire to succeed
  • tidy, well organised and motivated
  • able to self-manage and take ownership of problems
  • highly enthusiastic, willing to go the extra mile and be happy to go beyond the job description
  • respectful towards others and have a positive, willing and ‘can do’ attitude
  • keen to learn, interested in driving your own career progression and be proactive in taking ownership of this

Ideally candidates will have a legal qualification and be interested to pursue a career in the law.

Additional information

Due to the nature of the work undertaken, confirmation of employment will be subject to a variety of checks which will be carried out once an offer of employment is accepted.