paralegal in new york

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job type
permanent
salary
US$ 65,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
new york
job category
Legal
job type
permanent
salary
US$ 65,000 per year
reference number
S_659944
phone
212-687-8605
apply now

job description

Now seeking a Corporate Paralegal to join a fast growing Law Firm in Midtown Manhattan! This Paralegal will work closely with the Corporate Department on the Finance and Banking side as well as provide support to a team of two. The ideal candidate must be well-organized and detail-oriented, with strong proofreading skills and ability to handle high volume and quantity work output.

Responsibilities:
-Assist with high volume corporate transactions involcing UCC lien searches
-Assist with corporate governance documentation and the preparation of summary charts
-Organize and distribute agreements to clients and outside counsel
-Proofread and revise transaction documents
-Review, draft, and prepare legal documents; conduct due diligence and research; manage information using Firm databases
-Assume other duties and/or assists with special projects as requested by the Paralegal Supervisor

Working hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
-Strong communication, organizational and research skills
-Attention to detail
-Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints
-Must be highly motivated, self-starter, creative and possess the ability to work under pressure with demanding deadlines
-This position also requires the ability to travel and to work overtime as necessary

Qualifications:
-A minimum of 2 years of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant
-Law firm experience is preferred
-Must be proficient in Word, Excel
-BA/BS with strong academic record required

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skills

-Strong communication, organizational and research skills -Attention to detail -Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints -Must be highly motivated, self-starter, creative and possess the ability to work under pressure with demanding deadlines -This position also requires the ability to travel and to work overtime as necessary

qualification

-A minimum of 2 years of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant -Law firm experience is preferred -Must be proficient in Word, Excel -BA/BS with strong academic record required

responsibilities

-Assist with high volume corporate transactions involcing UCC lien searches -Assist with corporate governance documentation and the preparation of summary charts -Organize and distribute agreements to clients and outside counsel -Proofread and revise transaction documents -Review, draft, and prepare legal documents; conduct due diligence and research; manage information using Firm databases -Assume other duties and/or assists with special projects as requested by the Paralegal Supervisor

educational requirements

Bachelors