What does the role entail?
This is an exciting paralegal role supporting the fee earners as well as other members of our busy London office. The paralegal will have daily responsibility for drafting commercial and investment rounds documentation, dealing with Companies House filings, drafting and filing applications for European and international trademarks, assisting clients with data protection / GDPR compliance and working on tax incentive schemes specific to investors in startups. The candidate does not need to have had experience in all of these areas, but they will in time be involved in all of these sectors to a greater or lesser extent.
In addition, the paralegal will deal with a variety of issues as they arise. These might include conduct research, carry out instructions from clients and maintain effective and clear communication with them, attend and present in-house and external seminars as well as promote the brand and become a firm ambassador.
Good communication, client care and organisational skills as well as accuracy and drafting ability are all required.
Is there career progression?
We value our staff and are always keen for them to develop and grow with the firm. There are many routes for development from this role and we are happy to discuss your career objectives with you on an ongoing basis.
What are we looking for in a candidate?
“Get up and go” attitude – you will do your best at all times.
Experience working in a similar role is a bonus. We will provide you with training to equip you with the necessary skills and to ensure that you are confident at performing your role. If you don’t have much relevant experience, but are prepared to work hard and always do your best, please apply.
Who will you be working with?
Our team is small and friendly. We are also a diverse bunch with a range of backgrounds and interests. We have a fairly relaxed culture compared to other firms.
We have three objectives we want team members to achieve every day:
– provide the best service to our clients;
– achieve something (whether it be an aspect of personal development, or a task you have done really well); and
– have fun.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from anyone regardless of their background.
About our firm
We are the only law firm in the UK working exclusively with start-ups and high growth businesses. 70% of our clients are high growth technology start-ups. A significant part of our practice is advising founders and start-ups on venture capital work / investment rounds including SEIS and EIS compliance.
Birthday: Celebrate your birthday with a paid day off to enjoy as you please.
Health: Premium private health insurance.
Fitness: Stay active at top-notch gyms like Virgin Active, Nuffield Health, David Lloyd and the Gym Group, all at an exclusive 50% discount.
Perks: Enjoy savings and rewards through our exclusive discounts and rewards scheme, designed to enhance your lifestyle.
Professional: Career growth with our comprehensive professional development program, empowering you to reach new heights.
Fuel: Enjoy an array of free snacks and beverages at our well-stocked office bar to keep you energised and refreshed throughout the day.
Golden Years: Secure your future with our attractive pension scheme.
Pedal Power: Take advantage of our “Cycle to Work” scheme, making it easier and more affordable to acquire your dream bike.
Hours: Achieve work-life balance with working hours from 9:30am to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday.
Holiday: Enjoy a generous holiday package of 20 days plus bank holidays.
Prime Location: Join us at our vibrant London office, conveniently located at 2nd Floor, 1-3 Worship Street, London, EC2A 2AB, in the heart of the city’s action.