Paralegal - Expression of Interest

Recruiter
Norton Rose Fulbright
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description

The Firm

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

The Team

Norton Rose Fulbright has a steady demand for Paralegals across the firm to assist with new projects and on-going client work in Newcastle. As such, we are eager to review the details of candidates that are interested in joining the firm as a Paralegal either now, or in the future.

Please note that this is an Expression of Interest, and is not related to a specific vacancy.

The Role


Legal and factual research.
Electronic document management (structuring folders and sub-folders for matter-centric working in the DMS, setting up and managing deal rooms, setting up and managing data rooms, establishing electronic filing standards in accordance with our firm's best practice, electronic bibles).
Hard copy document management, (execution of documents, setting up and managing data rooms, deeds management, bibles, assembling documents for regulatory purposes).
Assisting in setting up project plans, monitoring and updating plans.
Assisting in due diligence tasks, including reviewing materials and documents.
Assisting in carrying out searches, collating regulatory filings, submissions and reviewing results of searches.
Attending meetings and minuting/noting actions and following up.
Collating comments received from the other side/our clients, assisting in carrying amendments through in to documents, and proof reading.
Assisting at signings/closings and carrying out post-completion tasks.
Updating transaction briefing documents and summarising transactions.
Assisting with the marketing of the practice, researching markets, preparing pitch documents, writing reports and attending meetings.
Such other tasks as may be required.


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 or LLM or equivalent.
Experience of working in a fast paced professional services environment.
Experience across one or more disciplines is desirable. Business development orientated.
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.


At Norton Rose Fulbright we welcome receiving direct candidate applications via our careers page.

If you would like to ask any specific questions beforehand, please contact Kelly Bonnar at .

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Diversity and Inclusion

At Norton Rose Fulbright we value difference and promote a culture of respect for each individual. We encourage workforce diversity in all aspects and at all levels and in doing so create an environment where everyone can realise their full potential and career ambitions on the basis of merit and skill.

If you are unable to apply for a position online or require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact our Recruitment team on

The Norton Rose Fulbright office in London has been awarded the Disability Two Ticks Symbol by Jobcentre Plus. The symbol identifies those employers who have agreed to meet five commitments regarding the recruitment, employment, retention and career development of disabled people.

We want to support your application as best we can. For that reason, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS). This means that applicants with a disability need only meet the minimum qualifying criteria for a role to qualify for an interview under the scheme.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at Norton Rose Fulbright please click on the following link

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc and Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, each of which is a separate legal entity, are members ('the Norton Rose Fulbright members') of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss Verein. Norton Rose Fulbright Verein helps coordinate the activities of the Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients.

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