Paralegal - 12 month FTC

  • Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • London, UK
  • 10 May, 2019
Fixed Term Contract Paralegal

Job Description

Note to applicants:  Resumes are required as part of your application.  When applying from a mobile device or tablet, you may not be able to attach a resume.  If you cannot attach a resume at the time of your application, you will receive a follow up email asking  you to attach your resume from a computer.

Job Description:

The Paralegal provides legal support to various business areas of the Company and assists the Legal team in London on a variety of investment management, fund and general company/commercial related issues. The Paralegal will work with the Counsel based in the UK and in the US and may work autonomously as well. The Paralegal will work closely with the business.

Responsibilities

General legal support - provision of support to the business on global regulatory issues that arise in relation to the asset management services of the Company and matters relating to its funds, including but not limited to:

  • review of terms of business and contracts
  • assistance in relation to general corporate operational and fund management matters 
  • assistance in relation to Dimensional’s OEICS and UCITS funds in the UK and Ireland, including support on product development projects
  • track deadlines of various corporate filings and compliance requirements
  • maintain departmental manuals and procedures
  • coordinate notarisations              
  • complete other general corporate, legal, and compliance projects
  • liaison with the global legal team and other counsel as needed

Education

• Bachelor’s degree and the Legal Practice Course or the Bar Vocational Course (or overseas equivalent) will be advantageous, but not essential

• 4 years paralegal experience (and/or possibly Compliance, Company Secretarial or Tax experience); preferably in the investment management industry

• Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

• Strong time-management and organisation skills

• Detail oriented with good analytical skills

• Independent thinker with positive team player attitude

• Self-starter who is capable of managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines

• Proficient in Microsoft Office and document management systems

Type

In-house

Salary

Competitive