Paralegal – Corporate – Taunton
Due to continued growth, we have a rare and great opportunity for a Paralegal to support our well-regarded Corporate team in Taunton.
Hours: Full Time
Vacancy Reference: 767-PTN
Our national Corporate & Commercial team has a presence across our 7 UK offices. Taunton is the firm’s second biggest office and working in our growing corporate team, you will work closely with, and benefit from the support of, a Partner and Senior Associate.
This is an opportunity to build experience in a range of different corporate transactions and related work acting on behalf of local, national and international clients. .
In this newly created position, your work will vary from day to day, but will include:
- Assisting on corporate transactions including drafting and negotiating contracts
- Carrying out due diligence
- Drafting board minutes and resolutions
- Carrying out research
- Carrying out company secretarial work, including dealing with company formations, filings and searches
- Dealing with post completion work
You will also have the opportunity to get involved in business development activities as a key member of the Corporate team and have the training and support to further your career. .
Working under supervision, in addition to supporting on larger transactions, you will also be able to take responsibility for progressing simple transactions. You will have some client contact and as a fee earner you will be responsible for recording your chargeable time and contributing to the revenue of the team.
This role is supporting our Taunton team so occasional office attendance will be required, with the remaining time allowing you to work from your own office environment.
It is an integral part of this role that you comply with information security and all firm policies and procedures.
We are looking for someone who can make an immediate impact.
You’ll need a strong intellect to succeed in this role, so we will be looking for a corresponding level of consistent academic achievement. You’ll also need to show us that you have initiative, drive and great organisational skills. The work requires self-motivation, resilience and the ability to work to demanding deadlines.
You will relish helping others and be eager to learn. We expect you to be someone who takes pride in your work and who will provide a first class support service to your fee earners, anticipating their needs in advance wherever possible, and paying meticulous attention to detail in all of your work.
Finally, legal practice is about people and this is very much a team orientated role.
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