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Paralegal - Banking - Asset Finance - 6 month FTC

Employer
Allen & Overy LLP
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Sep 2021

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Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job description

Department purpose

Our Structured and Asset Finance practice is a recognised leader for its ability to structure complex transactions. We also have extensive experience at other levels and across all sectors of the asset finance industry. Whatever we’re handling, our lawyers have the breadth and depth of experience to help our clients find the most commercially beneficial way to structure a deal.

We act for banks, financiers, airlines, lessors, manufacturers, captive finance companies, operators, borrowers, lessees, export credit agencies, and governmental and international organisations.

Role purpose

An opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal to join our Banking Department in London on a full time, 6-month contract (with a view to this being extended). The role will provide support services to the team’s fee earners and wider team in London

Key relationships

  • Structured and Asset Finance Partners, Associates and the wider team
  • PSLs
  • Business Development Manager
  • Wider A&O community

Role and responsibilities

  • Responsible for condition precedent satisfaction exercises for the department.
  • Assisting with due diligence exercises for loan portfolio sales and acquisitions.
  • Attending Hamburg and Toulouse for aircraft deliveries and closings.
  • Drafting standard and more complex documents.
  • Assisting with the day-to-day management of transactions.
  • Preparing corporate documents.
  • Extracting, transcribing and analysing information.
  • Answering client queries directly.
  • General administrative tasks
  • Managing the bibling process, including maintaining the bible room.

Key requirements

  • Previous banking paralegal experience
  • LPC qualified
  • 2:1 law degree or equivalent

Who we are looking for

  • Ability to handle multi-tasks at any one time and to prioritise between tasks
  • Organised and methodical approach to work
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work hard within a fast paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication, professionalism and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Must be a team player
  • Positive attitude and style with clients and fee earners
  • Pro-active approach and ability to demonstrate initiative

Allen & Overy LLP is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

Additional information - External

Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries. Embracing new trends and harnessing decades of experience, we’ve earned our place at the forefront of the legal industry. Our partners are recognised as leaders in their field and our deals and cases often make headline business news. As a result, we’ve developed a reputation for delivering exceptional legal solutions that not only solve our clients’ challenges but exceed their expectations. By embracing new ways of thinking, integrating technology into our everyday work and putting our people first, we’ve become known for leading by example.

Join our team and you’ll be part of a flexible, inclusive culture underpinned by openness and consistent support for one another. Our culture enables people to define their own career path based on their strengths, while our ambitious outlook ensures we continue to provide each person with opportunities to thrive. We’re also committed to supporting a culture that drives diversity and inclusion. Every day, we’re working hard to create an environment where you feel you can bring your authentic self to work. To be comfortable and confident to be who you are in the workplace. To feel like you belong. If you’re ready to play your part in defining the future of law: It’s Time.

Company

It’s Time

Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries. By turning our insight, technology and talent into ground-breaking solutions, we’ve earned a place at the forefront of our industry. Our lawyers are leaders in their field – and the same goes for our support teams. Ambitious, driven and open to fresh perspectives, we find innovative new ways to deliver our services and maintain our reputation for excellence, in all that we do.

The nature of law is changing and with that change brings unique opportunities. With our collaborative working culture, flexibility, and a commitment to your progress, we build rewarding careers. By joining our global team, you are supported by colleagues from around the world. If you’re ready for a new challenge, it’s time to seize the opportunity.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
+44 (0) 20 3088 0000
Location
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD
GB
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