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Junior Corporate Paralegal - McArthurGlen

Junior Corporate Paralegal - McArthurGlen

locationLondon, UK
PublishedPublished: Published 1 week ago
Partial QWE - SQE route
1 - 2 years of experience
Role CommencementAs soon as possible
SRA QWE competencesApplying critical thinking and analysis (SRA competences A5) | Applying legal principles (SRA competences A4) | Clear Oral and Written Communication (SRA competences C1) | Learning from practice and other people (SRA competences A2) | Opportunity to gain feedback from effective supervision (SRA competences A3) | Self-management (SRA competences D1) | Understanding the business and compliance environment of the organisation (SRA competences D2) | Professional workplace relationships (SRA competences C3)

Application deadline: not stated

What you'll be doing...

• Reviewing and drafting of documentation, including board minutes, written resolutions, and other ancillary documents.
• Company searches and due diligence.
• Signing and closing arrangements for transactions.
• Post-completion tasks, including collating originals, file management and upload of transaction bibles.
• Arranging execution of documents (including collecting signatures via DocuSign).
• Company secretarial support, including tracking and processing statements and other Companies House Filings.
• Assisting with corporate governance matters including setting up board meetings and preparation of materials for board meetings and minutes.
• Maintenance of electronic records.

Why McArthurGlen?

• Hybrid working.
• Special discounts in our Designer Outlets.
• Be part of an international organisation, with the opportunity to work with colleagues across eight countries.
• Access to LinkedIn learning from day one with access to over 16,000 courses
• An environment enabling your growth including internal moves, cross country projects and international secondments as well as a calendar of core development opportunities and bespoke learning.
• Values-based culture – our colleagues make things happen in an inclusive and collaborative environment where we enjoy coming to work. We pursue excellence, make a difference and love to innovate.
• Over 89% of our colleagues would recommend us as a good place to work (according to our most recent internal engagement summary).

To be successful you’ll bring...

• Future legal trainee awaiting start of training contract or a paralegal with approximately one to two years’ worth of corporate/commercial experience.
• The ability and ambition to pick up tasks and work autonomously.
• Someone who will understand the mechanics of a transaction, be personable, unafraid to ask questions, but also willing to take initiative and drive results.
• Ability to support on a broad range of practice areas.
• Willingness to work flexibly and at a fast pace.
• Excellent relationship building and communication skills.
• Strong attention to detail and organised.
• Computer literacy, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

What to expect…

• We commit to replying to all applications, feel free to get in touch if you’d like an update
• You will have a main point of contact within our Talent team
• We’re a collaborative business: it’s important for you to meet as many people as you can during the recruitment process.

We’re also aware that your time is precious, so aim to keep to a two-stage process wherever we can

Be part of something extraordinary...

At McArthurGlen, we value diversity and believe that everyone is extraordinary in their own way. We are an inclusive employer and support flexible working wherever possible.

95% of colleagues believe we treat each other with dignity and respect regardless of their personal identities.

Even if you are not sure you fit all the requirements for a particular role, we’d still love to hear from you. There may be another opportunity within McArthurGlen that is more suitable for you now or in the future.

Practice area

  • Business, company and commercial affairs

Years of experience

  • 1 - 2 years of experience

Salary range

  • £1-£29,999