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In-House Financial Services Paralegal

  • Location:

    Dublin, Ireland

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  • Contact:

    Mike Minogue

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

Our client, a global Asset Manager is seeking to recruit a paralegal to its Legal team. This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious person starting off in their legal career.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responding to KYC/anti-money laundering checks from counterparties
  • Reviewing and negotiating non-disclosure agreements and engagement letters from counterparties and engaging with analysts in London and Hong Kong in relation to same
  • Liaising with local legal counsel and company directors for execution of a range of documents
  • Assisting with the preparation and listing of notes on the Irish and Cayman stock exchanges
  • Preparing and / or reviewing documents such as corporate resolutions and powers of attorney to ensure compliance with Irish corporate governance requirements
  • Maintaining online legal entity databases
  • On a local scale, working closely with Dublin tax, accounting and operations and local legal counsel and the company secretary on a broad scope of issues
  • On a global scale, working closely with legal teams in Dublin, London and New York in relation to Irish/English law-specific matters


Key Qualifications

  • Minimum of two – three years’ experience working in some professional services organisation
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Law with top academics
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate smooth communication, both verbal and written, across internal and external parties
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Team player but have the ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to take ownership, prioritise tasks and manage time efficiently
  • Responsible, reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivating
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Knowledge of Irish company law relating to designated activity companies
  • Knowledge of special purpose vehicles / section 110 vehicles preferable (but not essential)
  • Interest in financial services / hedge fund industry


For more information on this role, please contact Michael Minogue on 015222906