Our client is at FTSE 250 investment management firm looking for a paralegal to join their highly regard legal team.
Based in London this is a varied and busy role involving working with others in the Prime Brokerage & Trading Legal team to support investment managers with their funds' trading requirements and new launches.
The successful candidate will also help assess the regulatory impact on their funds and provide advice in relation to any trading issues or queries that may arise.
A key component of this role is developing relationships with internal business teams, external third-party providers and key partners including major broker-dealers and trading counterparties. This role also involves a reasonable amount of administrative work and it is imperative that the right candidate is proactive and diligent in performing these tasks to a high standard.
The ideal candidate:
* Strong academics degree educated
* Some prior paralegal experience (ideally in a bank or a derivatives or trading legal team) is preferred but not absolutely required
* Great communication skills
* Ability to prioritise effectively and manage a generous workload
* Able to work in a highly collaborative environment
* Take initiative
* Attention to detail when analysing data and reviewing legal documents
This is a great opportunity to work and learn as a part specialising in derivatives and trading in the hedge fund sphere, whilst developing strong legal, commercial and communication skills.
The company support professional training and development and prides itself on offering a good work-life balance.
For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact Simon Campbell at QED Legal. If this position isn't for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.
Comprehensive benefits package