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Russian Speaking Paralegal. Central London

Industry Legal
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25 000 — £30 000 per annum
Date 23 October 2018

A top-quality Russian speaking paralegal is required for a Central London based single wealth management and investment office. You will join a high-profile team of professionals within the firm’s legal department to assist with on-going investment and transactional matters.

You will be responsible for:

• Preparation of all general in-house documentation, including various contracts and various agreements
• Reviewing, drafting and negotiating legal agreements and service level documentation with external parties (service providers, correspondent banks, etc.) to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
• Liaise with the regulatory authorities, supporting internal KYC and other compliance requirements
• Negotiate, draft and close a range of development agreements
• Assist in project transactions, including project and pipeline purchases
• Assist to structure, negotiate, draft and close project transactions
• Liaison with external corporate services providers to ensure timely provision of corporate documents as and when required, monitoring and advising on formations, maintenance and administration of operating and project or special purpose entities
• Ensuring quality of corporate documentation preparation
• Conduct legal due diligence or equivalent related to the development of projects and relationship between parties
• Assist in research and informing the management against legal risks facing the company
• Preparation of internal FO legal documentation, including loan and other agreements
• Liaison with the Finance, Operations, Investments and other international divisions of the office, as and when appropriate
• Other assistant duties when required
• Carrying out office administration, including billing and writing letters
• Organising diaries, schedule meetings and respond to telephone queries
• Organising case files, transcribe legal opinion and compile litigation bundles

The ideal candidate will be:

• A fluent Russian and English speaker – professional written and spoken
• A sound interest within legal field (legal degree), happy to stay within paralegal capacity for a reasonable time, ideally 1-2 years legal assistance and/or paralegal experience
• An effective communicator with ability to liaise at all levels
• A team player capable to also work on your own initiative
• Diligent, responsible and reliable attitude
• Positive and flexible approach to any task.

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