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Paralegal

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Job Summary

  • London
  • Permanent
  • BBBH811916
  • Apr 01, 2022
  • Competitive
Job Description

Paralegal position available at an international investment fund management firm specialising in corporate and general commercial law with a focus on asset management and investment funds

The Role

This investment fund management firm offers investment solutions and services and retirement expertise to more than 2.56 million customers globally. As a privately-held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, we think generationally and invest for the long term. Operating in more than 25 locations and with $783.6 billion in total assets, our clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.

About Product Legal

The Product Legal team provides support in relation to all aspects of the firm's European fund range and investment products. For the most part, these fund ranges are domiciled in Luxembourg, the UK and Ireland. The team also provides legal advice to senior management on any legal matters or developments which may affect their business.

Purpose of the Role

This is a permanent role arising as a replacement of a key member of the Team who is retiring. The successful candidate will report to the Director, Product Legal in charge of UK Products. They will be required to provide pro-active support to legal counsel within the team in their work relating to the global fund and product range.

Key Responsibilities

This will have a clear day-to-day bias on supporting the UK product range.

Providing support and assistance to legal counsel within the Product Legal team in relation to the firm's global fund range focusing on the UK.

  • Supporting group strategic projects (such as the implementation of the PRIIPS Key Investor Document (KID) requirement for UCITS).
  • Preparing and collating required documentation and information for regulatory submissions relating to the firm's products and business units (including, Prospectus, KIID, etc).
  • Liaising with the firm's product development functions on different initiatives as they relate to UK and European based products.
  • Assisting with the preparation and submission of regulatory filings for the cross-border registration of funds (products are registered in over 30 countries).
  • Assisting with the maintenance of an electronic document management system and a know-how database with useful precedents and legal opinions.
  • Performing other administrative tasks and ad hoc projects, as requested

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Third-level qualification in law preferred, or a related field with good knowledge of corporate and general commercial law or relevant work experience, ideally in the asset management, investment funds or broader financial services sectors.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Methodical, with strong attention to detail.
  • Positive, pro-active attitude suited to being a team member within a dynamic business environment.
  • Able to be flexible when it comes to working to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

To discuss this role further, please reach out to Pippa Campbell on pcampbell@morganmckinley.com or 020 7092 0133.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Pippa Campbell
Pippa Campbell
  • Legal Recruitment Consultant (In-House Lead) | Solicitor
  • (0)7399 334 646
  • pcampbell@morganmckinley.com