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Paralegal - Edinburgh

Financial Sector - Legal
Ref: 3968 Date Posted: Monday 20 Aug 2018
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Lusona Consultancy is recruiting for an experienced Legal Assistant/Paralegal for a global Financial Services organisation. Based in Edinburgh this role sits within their Legal department, supporting on a broad range of legal work including; Company Secretarial, Funds & Derivatives contracts and data protection.  

Reporting to the Senior Paralegal, this role will involve:

  • Co-ordination of product board meetings and pre/post board calls in conjunction with local company secretaries (including management of deadlines)
  • Preparation of board pack and various board documents (including agendas and reports)
  • Providing support in relation to the maintenance of fund offering documents using online and in-house systems
  • Adherence to filing, publication and reporting requirements (including regulatory)
  • Liaison with overseas legal counsels and agents as and when required 
  • Assistance with maintaining departmental precedent documents and checklists 
  • Assistance with the implementation of projects across the Department
  • Maintenance of key data within online systems 
  • Research on various topical matters as and when requested
  • General administrative and office support to Legal Team, such as document management services to prepare and circulate execution copy documents
  • Conducting legal research
  • General paralegal duties

Skills and experience required:

  • Legal Assistant, Paralegal / Company Secretarial experience is essential, financial services exposure advantageous.
  • Results driven, can work to strict deadlines.
  • Possess attention to detail and accuracy in all duties.
  • Team Player.
  • Confident and professional communicator.