Paralegal and Compliance Assistant

London Permanent £30,000 - £35,000
  • A brilliant opportunity to join a small legal team offering support and exposure
  • Hugely varied, multi-jurisdictional paralegal role in a global organisation

About Our Client



My client is an established Consultancy based in Mayfair.

Job Description



Company Secretarial duties

  • As appropriate, assist company secretary with administration of the company's equity scheme, including responding to compliance requests from the trustee of the company's employee benefit trust.
  • Support for company secretary with board meetings and corporate filings of the group's subsidiary companies (including overseas subsidiaries).
  • Assist with any changes to group companies, including incorporations, registered address changes, director appointments and resignations, etc.
  • Assist with the implementation and integration of new company secretarial software.



Company insurance

  • Assist with any insurance claims.
  • Assist with the annual insurance renewal process, particularly in terms of preparing documentation, responding to queries of the broker etc.
  • Filing insurance documents and records.



Legal

  • Assist with inbound legal agreements, including consultancy agreements and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs).
  • Assist the Legal and Compliance team with reviewing supplier agreements.
  • Arranging for signature and filing of legal and compliance documents.
  • Coordination with third party legal and other suppliers as appropriate
  • Assist with data protection support.
  • Assist with company visas globally.



Compliance & Data

  • Assist with responses to due diligence requests from clients and potential clients.
  • Assist with the maintenance of registrations with regulatory bodies for each of the group's offices globally.
  • Help to maintain and update the company's compliance policies, including administering any required employee compliance certifications.



COO

  • Maintain register and monitor renewals of all office leases.
  • Assist with the organisation and minute taking in operations meetings.
  • Assist with the oversight and renewal of consultant agreements.



Finance

  • Assist with KYC responses and documentation required for maintaining and updating bank account mandates.
  • Assist the finance team in completing documentation for VAT and other registrations.
  • Assist the finance team with responding to audit requests related to company secretarial matters.

The Successful Applicant

What you'll bring

  • 2.1 or above from a reputable university
  • Previous commercial legal work experience is highly desirable.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Proactive and comfortable working at pace.
  • Ability to balance and prioritise workload whilst closing down queries and pushing tasks to completion.
  • Ability to examine documents and information and question/challenge to ensure that commercial input is complete, sensible and confirmed to a level which can be relied upon by the consultants.



Who you are

  • Collaborative
  • A good communicator - timely and transparent/direct communication
  • Enjoys working with and managing multiple stakeholders
  • Enjoys learning



What's on Offer

Permanent role

Hybrid working

Generous annual bonus

opportunity to make the role your own

Contact
Nellie Russell
Quote job ref
JN-122021-4553905
Phone number
+44 207 269 2444

Job summary

Sector
Legal
Subsector
Commercial
Sector
Business Services
Location
London
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Nellie Russell
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2444
Job reference
JN-122021-4553905