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Corporate Paralegal

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated paralegal to join our busy and expanding Corporate team.

The team has a strong track record of advising on transactions not only in the East Midlands but also nationally, including a breadth of clients ranging from both owner and managed businesses, to large and overseas listed corporations.

The Corporate team has advised on numerous high-value deals and in the last 12 months alone, has transacted on deals with an aggregate value in excess of £150,000,000.

With two partners and an associate solicitor, it is a very busy, hard-working but close-knit team who provide a supportive working environment. This represents an excellent and exciting opportunity for the right-minded, hard-working and focused paralegal to progress their career as a corporate lawyer.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Work on a wide range of corporate matters, with a focus on transactional work; 
  • Assist with the analysis, management and reporting of due diligence information, including management of online data rooms;
  • Prepare/review corporate transactional documents, including taking responsibility for ancillary documents forming part of a transaction;
  • Demonstrate a meticulous approach with great attention to detail;
  • Provide assistance to the partners and associate solicitor on high-value transactions;
  • Prepare for completion meetings, handle post-completion filings and prepare completion bibles;
  • Demonstrate the ability to work under pressure, often to tight deadlines and be able to prioritise tasks effectively;
  • Build strong working relationships with colleagues, clients and other departments in the firm;
  • Conduct legal research; and
  • Provide administrative support where required.

Essential qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience:

  • To be considered for this role, candidates must have a law degree (2.1) or other legal qualification and will have preferably completed the Legal Practice Course;
  • 6 months plus experience working within a corporate team;
  • Possess excellent client care and communication skills;
  • Have excellent knowledge of IT systems and processes (in particular Microsoft Excel); and
  • Be a hard-working and highly motivated individual, with the ability to work cohesively as part of a larger team.

If you would like to apply directly with your LinkedIn account, please click here.

Alternatively, to apply, please email your CV to angie.whittingham@flintbishop.co.uk or send by post to Angie Whittingham, Flint Bishop LLP, St Michael’s Court, St Michael’s Lane, Derby, DE1 3HQ.


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