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Job

Paralegal/Documentation Specialist - Top US Hedge Fund

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Contact:

    Stephanie Lui

  • Contact email:

    s.lui@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-15

My client is a Top US Hedge Fund and they are expanding the Legal team in Hong Kong, looking for a Paralegal/Documentation Specialist.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and draft minor agreements and various other types of legal correspondence and documentation such as non-disclosure agreements and vendor agreements.
  • Assist with updating and uploading information and agreements to different internal databases.
  • Interpret and input contract provisions in a contract database.
  • Prepare agreements for execution, follow up and process when completed (electronic and hard copy).
  • Liaise with counsel (internal, external) and/or counterparties regarding negotiation, status of documentation and outstanding issues.
  • Review, distribution and/or handling of various correspondences, reports, and charts.
  • Respond to KYC/AML and due diligence requests.
  • Assist with opening accounts.
  • Assist with corporate secretarial matters and complete annual audit work.
  • Handle other requests or projects on an as-needed basis.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as paralegal preferred.
  • Foundation in problem analysis/solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver precise and timely work products.
  • Ability to work with varying levels of ambiguity; ability to react creatively amid challenging circumstances.
  • Ability to multi-task on several different assignments/projects; works well under pressure and meets deadlines.
  • Fluent in English. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated high level of initiative, analytical skills, and impeccable integrity.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, confidence, and poise.
  • A self-starter who is both team-oriented and capable of working independently.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a top-tier university with consistent outstanding academic record, ideally within a law discipline.