Aquis Search is a leading regional Executive Search firm specialising in the Finance & Accounting, Human Resources & Corporate Services, Investment Management, Legal and Risk & Compliance sectors across Asia. We offer clients Executive Search, Research & Advisory, Search & Selection...

Aquis Search is a leading regional Executive Search firm specialising in the Finance & Accounting, Human Resources & Corporate Services, Investment Management, Legal and Risk & Compliance sectors across Asia. We offer clients Executive Search, Research & Advisory, Search & Selection and Contract & Payroll services.

Our clients are members of a global network of prestigious financial institutions, leading UK and US law firms, regional market leaders and Fortune 500 organisations. Clients' recruitment briefs are successfully met by our team of experienced, multilingual Consultants. Professional integrity is the key value on which our client relationships are built and the majority of our business is from personal referral. This is a testament to the high level of professionalism for which we are known.

Aquis Search was established in Hong Kong in 2009. Today we operate offices in Beijing, Delhi, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore and Taipei.

*New* Paralegal (Corporate Commercial) - International Law Firm

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 2 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Hong Kong Island
Employment type Permanent
Industry Legal Services
Job function Legal / Professional Services > Lawyer / Legal Services
Legal / Professional Services > Legal & Compliance
Legal / Professional Services > Paralegal / Legal support
Published On 16/05/2019

Our Client is a high performing, dynamic and busy team. They are looking for a paralegal to help them deliver world class service to their clients, many of whom are Fortune 500 companies. For the right person, this role provides an exciting opportunity to develop and work with a team of committed professionals at the forefront of change in the legal industry. The team also has a specifically designed career pathway which will enable the right candidate to progress his or her career as quickly as one is able to develop.

Responsibilities:

The paralegal will provide support to fee earners in the corporate team. The work is varied and includes:

  • Providing support to corporate lawyers and partners on corporate matters, - including M&A, Private equity, joint ventures and public company work
  • Prepare, review and report contracts, legal documents or other information as part of corporate due diligence exercises
  • Exposure to a wide range of tasks, including due diligence disclosure, drafting, attending completions and other ad hoc tasks
  • Managing electronic data sites, uploading and maintaining internal documentations
  • Providing transactional support on Corporate projects with direct client involvement
  • Assisting with post completion on legal projects

Requirements

  • Candidates should have a Degree in Law or equivalent
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant working experience, previous corporate paralegal or administration experience is preferred, but not essential
  • Enthusiastic, and proactive approach to their work
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal skills in both English and Mandarin
  • Effective personal organisational and time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple demand
  • The ability to work to tight timescales with a sense of urgency
  • Common sense, commerciality and the ability to exercise sound judgement
  • Flexibility to work ad hoc overtime when require

Please feel free to contact us for a confidential discussion.