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Corporate Paralegal - Cambridge HL6218

Very Competitive

Job Description

Hunters Legal is currently seeking a Corporate Paralegal for a top 200 law firm in Cambridge.

The Role:

The Paralegal opportunity is ideal for someone with existing corporate law experience to join a well-regarded corporate team.

The individual will work closely with the entire corporate team and will deal with a wide range of work from acquisitions and disposals to partnership and shareholder arrangements and all-around corporate support work.

The role will involve drafting and negotiating documents, reviewing, and reporting on due diligence documentation, as well as being involved with the wider business development activities including preparing articles for publication.

The role will provide scope for development within the role and any training and support required will be provided.

This role will be mainly based within the firm’s office, however, travel to the firms’ other offices may be required on occasion.

Duties will include:

  • Utilising and developing processes to streamline transactions in a cost-efficient manner. This work will include using and developing precedents.
  • The role will include the preparation, agreement and finalisation of documents specific to the transaction using certain workstreams and documents as well as developing new work streams.
  • Company secretarial including company formations, filings at Companies House, preparation and upkeep of company registers.
  • Transactional support work including the preparation, agreement and finalisation of ancillary documents, legal due diligence and pre-completion searches.
  • Preparation of correspondence and legal documentation maintaining a high level of accuracy in accordance with Firm's House style and Best Practice Guidelines, proofreading and correcting the quality of your work without prompting. Ability to carry out routine legal forms, documents and letters independently for approval by the qualified fee earner.
  • Support qualified fee earners by filing (usually electronically but sometimes hard copy) documents and correspondence accurately and in a timely manner ensuring that there is no backlog. Assist with ad hoc administration and opening and archiving files.
  • Ensuring that file structures are strictly maintained.
  • Producing legal bundles, document organisation, indexing and assembly of files for checking with guidance by fee earner.
  • Assist with the preparation and ongoing maintenance of marketing materials, and Business Development initiatives.
  • Maintaining client relationships and providing regular legal and file updates to clients and brokers.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • You will actively assist others without the need for prompting.
  • Manage any problems or situations in a professional manner as they arise, asking for help where necessary.
  • Contribute positively to the creating of an environment of mutual respect, support and trust where individuals and their contributions are valued and recognised.
  • Be well organised and have excellent attention to detail
  • Good time management skills and a willingness to learn and develop. 

The salary and benefits:

Salary is in the region of 26,000 - 32,000 per annum depending on the experience together with excellent benefits.

If you are interested to discuss the following opening further please contact or 0203 355 2262


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