Kinsei Talent
Kinsei Talent

Senior Paralegal - Investment Management - Boston, New York, Philadelphia or Washington DC

Employee
Legal Department
$80,000 to $130,000 / year

A leading global law firm with offices in strategic hubs across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, is seeking an experienced Corporate Paralegal for its Investment Management Practice Group. The Paralegal will be an integral part of various client teams, performing a range of basic to complex tasks for Private Fund clients within the Investment Management practice area.

This position offers the flexibility of a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule and is available in our Boston, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington, DC office.

Tasks

Responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of basic and increasingly complex tasks under the supervision of attorneys and guidance of senior paralegals.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and organizational skills to manage ongoing projects and assist attorneys in meeting project deadlines and client needs.
  • Assist attorneys with the formation of new entities (corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, etc.) and related organizational matters (State filings, tax identification numbers (EINs), etc.).
  • Complete, coordinate, and manage transfer processes for sales and purchases of interests in private funds (including transfer documents, investor questionnaires, anti-money laundering and know-your-client packets, and more).
  • Participate in hedge fund and private equity fund launches and periodic fundraising.
  • Draft, monitor, and complete subscription documents.
  • Maintain project timelines and agendas, organizing materials, and assisting with various new and ongoing projects.
  • Serve as the "gatekeeper" for ongoing projects, monitoring progress to ensure that projects remain on track and maintaining organized project files.
  • Interact with clients and working team members to distribute draft documents for review and coordinate receipt and reconciliation of client comments on distributions.
  • Coordinate signatures for contracts, including e-Signatures and DocuSign.
  • Compile closing documents and post-closing records.
  • Proofread various documents.
  • Organize and maintain client records and files, making client documents and files easily accessible for attorneys and working groups.
  • Over time, acquire and grow knowledge of federal securities laws, legal concepts, and terminology, applying this knowledge to daily tasks to contribute to work products effectively.
  • Apply solid computer skills and become proficient with practice-specific technologies.
  • Demonstrate good judgment, common sense, and ingenuity to assess alternatives and identify and recommend solutions.

Requirements

Experience/Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college.
  • 3 to 6 years of transactional paralegal experience at a large law firm.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to think critically and see “big picture” effects.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities to meet moving and demanding deadlines.
  • Ability to follow up and follow through on tasks and project deadlines.
  • Ability to interact effectively and work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to be proactive and a self-starter to serve as a “go-to” person for both internal and external needs.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of client and firm affairs.
  • Ability to work overtime.
Updated: 1 month ago
Job ID: 11770249
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