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Role Description

We are currently on the lookout for a Corporate Paralegal to join us on a full-time basis. Whilst the role will primarily be based at our offices based in Reading, as an organisation we are also happy to offer this role on a hybrid or remote model.  As part of the role you will report into the Corporate Partners and will be responsible for assisting the Corporate Team on transactions.

In terms of the candidate, we are ideally looking for individuals who have experience working in a Corporate Team in a private practice. You must have strong oral and written communication skills, good academics, be highly organised and able to work to tight deadlines and guidelines.

Experience/ Attributes required

Essential:

  • Experience working in a  Corporate Paralegal experience within a law firm.
  • Proficiency using virtual data rooms for the purpose of uploading and organising transactions documents
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superb attention to detail, as well as organisational and multitasking skills
  • Promote good relations with other members of staff and facilitate teamwork
  •  Provide support to other fee earners as required

Desirable

  • Preferably Degree educated

 

Work type:

  • Working mostly on M&A transactions; also providing support on private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures and general corporate advisory work.
  • Undertaking due diligence and disclosure exercises including data room management, preparation/review of answers to due diligence questions, drafting/reviewing of disclosure letters and the preparation of due diligence reports.
  • Drafting resolutions and other ancillary documents.
  • Preparation and filing of Companies House forms, co-ordinating the signature of documents for transaction completions.
  • Day-to-day communications with clients by phone and email.
  • Attending in-person meetings with clients and business development events.
  •  Undertaking legal research projects.

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme with a 4% employer contribution 
  • Life Assurance - 5 x final salary
  • Ability to join  bonus scheme
  • Travel season ticket loan scheme available
  • Cycle to work scheme available
  • 1 day per year charity work (non contractual)
  • 1 hour per week wellbeing hour (non contractual)
  • Bring your dog to work (non contractual)
  • Medical Plans avalible 

Team structure

  • 2 x Partners
  • 2 xSolicitor
  • 1 x Paralegal
  • 1x Trainee Solicitor 
  • 2 x Senior Associate Solicitor 

Other information

Boyes Turner’s Employment team is ranked in Tier 1 by Legal 500.  Its partners are recognized as experts in their field. The Group is innovative and seeking to find ways of developing its offering and services to clients harnessing all modern technologies.

We have excellent working conditions and a modern, forward thinking, friendly team.

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We have been voted as the leading UK regional law firm to work for in the South East by the Best Company Survey published by the Sunday Times in 2006 and best law firm to work for in the South East for three years in a row.

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