Capital Markets Paralegal (6-12 month FTC)

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • City of London, London, UK
  • 21 Mar, 2019
Fixed Term Contract Paralegal

Job Description

Capital Markets Team

The Capital Markets team at Norton Rose Fulbright enjoys an excellent reputation driven by outstanding expertise in structuring complex financings. We act for financial institutions on a wide range of capital markets financing work including structured finance, debt capital markets, derivatives and securitisation. This team is made up of three distinct but connected practice areas: debt capital markets, derivatives and securitisation.

The Role

You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of complex transactions from termsheet stage through to post-closing. This is a busy transactional department and presents the perfect opportunity to gain some excellent legal experience at one of the most highly regarded firm in the City.

Key aspects of the role are:

* Reviewing and commenting on draft documents

* Collating comments received on documents, assisting in amending documents and proof reading

* Matter management

* Completing client due diligence checklists

* Assisting with closings (preparation of execution versions, managing closing processes)

* Conducting discrete research assignments

Skills and Experience Required

* Evidence of previous paralegal experience, ideally gained within a City law firm

* Must have LLB law (or non-law degree) and either passed the CPE, LPC, BVC, LLM or equivalent

* High levels of computer literacy and competence

* Proven forward planning skills and the ability to manage own workload and prioritise workloads effectively

* Research skills, particularly internet research

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* Flexibility and a flexible approach to working hours

* Excellent personal presentation, articulate and professional

* Positive, committed and prepared to use initiative and learn

* Ability to take responsibility

* Ability to deal with people at all levels

* Good attention to detail and problem solver

* Excellent attention to detail


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