In-house Paralegal - Crypto + Payments Start Up

London Permanent
  • A Paralegal role has arisen with a global payments and crypto start up
  • This role is London based with option to qualify in-house

About Our Client

Company:

My client is a London (HQ) based and internationally operating group in financial/payments & digital assets sectors, currently in the process of launching several major projects.

The current licensed entities of the group include; a fully regulated E-money Institution (EMI) and a fully licensed Crypto Exchange (VAF Cat.4) in Malta, with passporting-out rights in the EEA states as well.

The launch of e-money/payments and crypto businesses are at a nascent stage and they are developing and implementing the organizational and operational requirements for them to go live very soon.

Job Description

General Legal

  • Completing all legal admininistrative and documentation management support tasks
  • Preparing first drafts of various legal documentation, according to instructions by senior colleagues;
  • Assisting with negiotations, reviewing and drafting wide range of commercial contracts;
  • Assisting with legal-regulatory matters, including maintaining and filing company records, board meetings minutes, shareholders resolutions, Board of directors changes, annual reports etc.
  • Providing guidance to all colleagues on issues affecting the business, e.g. commercial contracts, corporate governance and general legal matters
  • Processing and reviewing various documentation, and conducting legal research;
  • Attending meetings/hearings, taking attendance notes, writing reports and letters;
  • Providing courteous, professional, efficient and flexible service at all times;
  • Being fully conversant with all services and facilities offered by the business;
  • Filing, scanning , proof-reading and other ad-hoc tasks.



Corporate Legal

  • Coordinating and obtaining Board and Committees' signatures for various documents
  • Creating documents related to new corporate entity formations and/or a change of entity structures
  • Assisting with various corporate documentation filings with the relevant authorities, such as UK Comopanies House etc.
  • Preparing documents related to the development and implementation of corporate policies and templates
  • Providing administrative support for documents and activities related to corporate restructurings, such as mergers, [re]formations and dissolutions.



The Successful Applicant

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • A law degree or equivalent (GDL, LPC);
  • At least two years experience with a City law firm and/or relevant in-house legal/paralegal experience;
  • Experience working in a diverse, multicultural environment is considered an asset;
  • At least two years experience in commercial and/or corporate legal practice, is a strong advantage.



Skills

  • Ability to take initiative, solve problems, and make decisions within the job scope;
  • Have an excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; (other languages are advantage)
  • A pro-active and self-motivated attitude;
  • Highly organized, punctual and efficient;
  • Highly developed minute-taking skills and ability to develop appropriate action logs;
  • Understanding and experience of a fast moving workplace environment;
  • Strong attention to details and high levels of accuracy;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task without supervision;
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a positive team environment;
  • Confident and analytical, with a practical solution finding mindset.

What's on Offer

Permanent role

Progession via the SQE route

Contact
Nellie Russell
Quote job ref
JN-082021-2958735
Phone number
+44 207 269 2444

Job summary

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Consultant name
Nellie Russell
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2444
Job reference
JN-082021-2958735