Experienced (2+ yrs.) Company Secretary/Paralegal for Global Real Estate Organisation, City

Arbuthnot Yon
London (City of), London (Greater) (GB)
Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
16 Apr 2019
14 May 2019
AY 10272a
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Senior Level

Our client is a growing real estate/real estate fund manager (developer, owner, investor and manager) with a strong presence across the UK, Western Europe and APAC. 

In response to this growth, this client is now looking to hire a candidate with Company Secretarial experience to join their legal team.  This role will involve:

  • Looking after all UK company secretarial matters;
  • Providing legal support to the Corporate Lawyer on transactional documentation;
  • Assisting in rolling out training across the team/business;
  • Updating internal policies and procedures.
  • KYC monitoring and documentation;

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • Ideally, at least 3 years' solid experience in UK company secretarial matters;
  • Any other type of paralegal experience on top of this is real a bonus;
  • Experience in working in the fund management/financial services sector would be very useful;
  • In-House experience would be most welcomed but is not essential.

Interpersonally, we are looking for someone who:

  • has the confidence and gravitas to work across all levels business including senior management;
  • wishes to work autonomously - it is a busy team and a growing business, we need someone who can hit the ground running and take the lead with the role;
  • can take responsibility for their own workload, and in particular own the company secretarial piece;
  • has excellent organisational skills and is able to multi-task and prioritise their workload effectively.

You will join a legal team of 3 in London.  You will report to and support a bright and well-regarded Corporate Lawyer, who will also be an excellent mentor.

This is a very collegiate, dynamic and entrepreneurial place to work; our client therefore needs someone who is a team player and a self-starter.

The successful candidate join this organisation at a key time in its growth and occupy a visible role which will evolve in tandem with the company’s development. Our client will offer a competitive base salary plus a strong bonus incentive

Please note this client will not and is not offering a training contract or other path to becoming a lawyer, we are only looking for a Paralegal who wishes to continue down this career path.


To apply or for more info please contact:

Celene Yon:  celene@aysearch.com, 07944 390 723

Matt Bloxham: matt@aysearch.com, 07900 692 209

Due to a high number of applications, we will only respond to those we deem suitable for the role. 

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