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Corporate Paralegal

Taylor Root
England, London
£42000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
Full Time
Practice Areas
Corporate, M&A

Job Details

Corporate Paralegal - US firm - London

Taylor Root is working with an Elite US law firm in their search for an experienced Paralegal to join their leading Corporate team in London. This role is full time and will be offered on a permanent basis.

The Firm

Our client is one of the preeminent US law firms in London, having established a substantial practice in the UK and Europe over the last 50 years. The firms' principal areas of work are mergers & acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, banking, WCC, and litigation & arbitration. They are recognised via the Legal 500 as market leaders in all aforementioned areas of law.

The Team

The firms corporate team cover both private equity transactions and mergers & acquisitions. They are often advising on international/cross border transactions that will dominate world news and represent clients in high end M&A that often value in the billions. Recent experience includes representing a large asset manager in its £9.1 billion acquisition of a real estate investment trust and represented a large gaming company in its acquisition by a competitor worth £13.9 billion.

The Role

You will be assisting the team on various transactions where you will provide support from start to finish. This will include:

  • Work on matters for the firm's biggest clients.
  • Manage entity formation processes and prepare, revise and maintain formation documents, resolutions, bylaws, organization charts and transaction documents.
  • Attend internal and client calls and follow up with action points.
  • Assist with KYC workstreams.
  • Assist with uploading information to an internal database.
  • Work independently and manage own workload.
  • Manage and meet tight deadlines.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have at least 9/12 months of prior experience working in another leading corporate team with a focus on mergers & acquisitions, private equity or banking. This experience will have been gained with another leading US firm, or top UK city law firm.

Why Apply?

You will be joining what is one of the most successful firms (and team) to have established themselves in London, having access to their fantastic internal facilities and training, as well as working with some of the world's leading corporates and financial institutions. The firm have also offered training contracts to successful Paralegals in the past.

To find out more about this exciting new role and to apply for this exciting position please apply now.

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Established in the 1980s, Taylor Root is now widely recognised as being one of the world’s leading legal recruiters. Operating out of offices in the UK, Dubai, Asia and Australia, we are ideally placed to assist law firms, banks and companies with their legal recruitment on an international basis. Taylor Root has a strong track record in the recruitment of: Heads of legal and legal advisers; Law firm associates and partners; Contract/locum lawyers; Paralegals; Company secretaries and Compliance professionals.

We regularly recruit for positions in all of the following regions: Western and Eastern Europe; The Middle East; Asia including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, mainland China and Bangkok; Australia and New Zealand, across The Caribbean and Offshore locations. .

In areas such as Project Finance, Derivatives or Capital Markets, where an international search is appropriate, our offices aim to provide truly global coverage and deliver a comprehensive candidate shortlist.

Through hard work, a professional and ethical approach, and not being afraid to be objective, Taylor Root continues to foster excellent, long-term candidate and client relationships throughout all of its offices.

Taylor Root is a member of The SR Group. The SR Group is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to raising standards in the business environments that we serve. The sectors we cover include tax, legal, human resources, marketing, professional support and executive search, dealing with a substantial number of the world's leading professional partnerships, multi-national corporations and international banking groups as well as small to medium sized developing organisations.

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