Paralegal

Closing date: 15/10/2017
Term: Temporary
Duration: 6 months
Department: Derivatives & Structured Finance
Location: London
The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services and energy & natural resources.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley, Beijing and Shanghai teams. Among our clients, we count social media sites and high street coffee chains through to pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and FTSE 100 companies.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

We have more than 600 lawyers spread over nine locations, all providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs. We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, China, Paris, Germany, Italy, UK, and the US - Silicon Valley. In the UK, we have approximately 700 people working in the London, Manchester and Birmingham.

The firm is growing rapidly and its revenue for 2016/17 was £165 million. The UK accounts for approximately 70% of the headcount.

The Team

We are looking for three Paralegals to assist the team on a very wide range of finance work, derivatives, structured finance, private banking work and infrastructure projects.

Responsibilities
  • initial reviews on a range of derivatives documentation
  • document management
  • project management
  • liaising with clients on a regular basis
Key Skills & Experience
  • strong academics, LPC desirable
  • previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous
  • excellent organisational skills
  • good attention to detail and ability to work methodically under pressure
  • strong excel skills
  • good written and oral communication skills.

Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role