In-House Paralegal - Private Equity


In-House Corporate Paralegal needed to work with a prominent legal team in a dynamic Private Equity Group of a global alternative asset manager. This role will work closely with the legal team on a variety of corporate transactional work, including corporate formation, contract management, and SEC filing tasks for this publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager.

 Specific Paralegal responsibilities include:

  •  Manage formation and dissolution of entities, including corporations, LLCs and partnerships; organize and maintain files relating to entities and transactional, regulatory and other legal matters.

  • Prepare board resolutions, written consents, certificates and related corporate documents.

  • Manage licenses, registrations, permits, etc.

  • Maintain various databases relating to directors and officers, portfolio companies, investments, etc.

  • Assist with new fund onboarding and account openings.

  • Liaise with outside counsel, investment professionals and non-investment groups.

  • Spearhead special organizational/process-improvement projects.

  • Review, revise and negotiate confidentiality agreements, joinders, access letters, vendor agreements and other transaction documents.

  • Coordinate with compliance team on conflicts clearances, maintenance of restricted list and maintenance of information walls.

  • Assist with SEC filings, including Section 16 and Schedule 13D/G.

  • Respond to KYC and AML information requests.

  • Assist with closings.

The ideal Paralegal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor degree required.

  • Paralegal certificate from ABA-accredited program or equivalent qualification required.

  • Minimum of 3-6 years of experience in the legal and/or business fields.

  • Must have at least 3 years experience with SEC Filings, formation and dissolution of entities.

  • Experience negotiating & managing company contacts.

  • Financial services industry experience preferred.

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, with changing priorities.

  • Possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and time-management skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Adobe. Thrive in a fast-paced environment, with competing and changing priorities.

  • Be attentive to detail, collaborative, autonomous, proactive and process-driven.

  • Professionalism, integrity and growth-mindset are a must.