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Corporate, Banking, Insolvency & Tax Paralegal, Bristol

Job Introduction

Job Introduction

DAC Beachcroft is looking for a Paralegal to join our Corporate, Banking and Insolvency team in our London office. This role is full-time and permanent, with the opportunity to work on a hybrid basis.

Forming an integral part of an established team of 40 fee earners, the main purpose of this role is to provide an excellent standard of Paralegal support to the team (including those with senior management responsibilities) across the practice areas in Bristol and London.  

The Corporate, Banking and Insolvency team at DAC Beachcroft is a large team with a significant presence in our offices in Bristol and London. The Bristol and London teams work closely together to provide an excellent service for our clients. The main focus of the team's work is dealing with corporate contracts, bank loans for both the bank and the borrower. The work is very involved and engaging.

Our clients are discerning and expect a gold standard of service. We advise a number of in-house legal teams at global investment banks, asset managers and insurers as well as significant clients in the technology and leisure sectors. The team also services a high profile public sector client base, including major hospitals and commissioning bodies.

The team have a good track record of placing Paralegals onto training courses and are looking for someone who has that same ambition in their career. You will be given every opportunity to succeed within this team.

 

Role Responsibility

  • Providing a first class client-facing service, liaising positively with clients and their support staff over the phone, email and in person, and building relationships as appropriate
  • Accurate and timely preparation of correspondence, agreements and other documents
  • Amending documents, proof reading and creating comparisons to highlight changes
  • Preparing draft engagement letters
  • Opening and closing files
  • Liaising with counsel, other legal representatives and outside agencies (couriers, copiers etc)

The Ideal Candidate

  • Excellent academics, including a 2.1 in Law from a reputable University
  • A can-do, proactive attitude to approaching new tasks and picking up work
  • The motivation to pursue a career in the Legal sector
  • High levels of attention to detail and good relationship building skills
  • Must work well within a team and high pressure environments

About the Company

We're a leading international legal business with over 3,000 colleagues and a diverse range of capabilities. We're market leaders in insurance, health and real estate but with a full-service offering, including growing Financial Services and Tech capabilities. We represent a wide range of clients – from household names to government departments and NHS bodies. We act for nearly all of the top-20 UK and global insurers, we're market leaders in the provision of strategic, commercial and regulatory advice to providers and commissioners in the health sector, and in real estate we advise all of the UK’s top-five housebuilders.

We are a fast-growing international business with offices around the globe.  In addition to our 11 UK offices, we also have offices in Dublin, Madrid, Paris, Milan, Rome, Singapore, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Miami, plus a broad network of affiliations across the globe. 

Working with us

Our vision is to be leading business advisers, recognised for our insight and our outstanding commitment to clients, and for being the place where talented people want to work. Combine this with our supportive culture and hybrid working model, and you have: a Life that Works.

Our flexible approach means that we help our colleagues to be their best at work, while recognising that they have all sorts of different interests and commitments outside work.

We pride ourselves on our supportive, approachable culture. We are trusted, appreciated as individuals and embraced as part of a team. At DACB, we don’t just accept your differences, we celebrate and advocate for them. From bespoke solutions for our clients, to treating you as an individual. Our strength comes from your diverse ideas and bringing the ‘whole you’ to work. So if you’re good at what you do, come as you are!

Note for Recruitment Agencies – the DAC Beachcroft recruitment team is responsible for managing all current vacancies through direct hiring and referrals wherever possible.  We do work with recruitment agencies and where we require external support we will formally release those vacancies to the agencies on our Preferred Supplier List deemed best placed to assist us.  Speculative CVs sent by any agency to any DAC Beachcroft employee without a specific request by the resourcing team will not be accepted and with no introduction fee applicable.  Our resourcing team can be contacted at recruitment@dacbeachcroft.com

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