Paralegal, Corporate

Role Purpose: 

To support the corporate team lawyers providing services to the clients of the firm. 

Key areas of responsibility: 

This is your chance to join our Corporate Practice which operates across several practice areas including Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Capital Markets, restructuring and Insolvency procedures, acquisitions and corporate financings and Real Estate structuring.

Working as part of a team, you will be responsible for a broad range of work, including:

  • Draft, revise and/or cross-check different corporate documentation such as board resolutions, shareholders resolutions and articles of incorporation

  • Preparation of corporate meetings (including notices, minutes and board packs)

  • Assist clients with their companies from incorporation to liquidation

  • Manage the overall administration of legal documentation (e.g. execution, record keeping, legalization, apostille, update of registers, etc.)

  • Filings (RCSL, RBE, etc.)

  • Liaising with notaries, RCS, auditors and authorities

  • Act as the supporting point for AML requests and KYC process

  • Attend meetings and take minutes if and when necessary

Skills, experience and characteristics: 

We do not set upper or lower limits of PQE for any of our vacancies. We have however given an indicative PQE as an approximate guide for applicants. Candidates who have between 0 and 2 years' PQE are likely to have the right level of knowledge and have gained the right level of experience needed to be able to undertake this role. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Ability to grasp tasks quickly

  • ideally a law degree 

  • English and French and a good command of German would be a plus

  • Excellent skills in communication, client relations, and team-working 

  • Proactive and innovative

  • Able to build trust and rapport to develop effective relationships, internally and externally

Please send your application to: [email protected]

The Firm 

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.