Junior Corporate Paralegal

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



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Job Description

Junior Corporate Paralegal-(2000002T)

Description

With over 2,800 lawyers in 27 key business centers around the world, Freshfields combines an unrivalled breadth of expertise across practice areas and borders with tremendous growth opportunities within our US practices. This unique balance defines our work style and culture. On one side, there's the friendliness, personal attention and lack of hierarchy you find in a small firm; on the other, the comprehensive network, breadth of work and resources of an international organization. We're a collegial firm - we work, learn and socialize together as one team. We're also truly international in both outlook and opportunity.

The Corporate Paralegal will work closely with the Finance, Corporate and Capital Markets associates. The individual will also have, or will quickly develop, the foresight to anticipate and respond to the needs of the attorneys, the clients and/or the case as necessary.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables
• Assist with transaction closings; maintain files, create closing indices and coordinate closing details
• Assist with maintaining checklists, including closing checklists, state good standings, etc.
• Draft and file UCC financing statements and amendments
• Coordinate state filings and good standings
• Conduct due diligence investigations, on-line research of legal and non-legal data
• Maintain correspondence with clients
• Responsible for departmental billing
• Maintain and organize document data bases on firm intranet (VDRs)
• Assist with corporate formation and dissolution in various jurisdictions; complete and file annual state tax forms
• Prepare binders and CD closing sets of completed transactions
• Proofread documents, including definitions and cross-reference checks

Qualifications

Key Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree required
• 0-1 years of experience
• Enthusiastic, pro-active, self-motivated, flexible
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
• Decisive, maturity of judgment
• Strong organizational skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong proofreading ability
• Ability to communication professional with partners, associates, and clients
• Excellent analytical skills
• Ability to conduct and organize basic research
• Must be willing to and interested in working overtime hours, including nights and weekends on short notice

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, disability, marital status, caregiver status, pregnancy, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. EOE M/F/V/D/SO

Job

:Paralegal

Schedule

:Full-time

Shift

:Day Job

Employee Status

:Regular

Job Type

:Standard

Job Posting

:Feb 28, 2020, 11:06:25 PM * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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