Finance Paralegal

England, London
£32000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
07 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Andrew Burrows
Full time
Contract type

This US law firm are a global elite and are one of the highest grossing law firms in the world. The firm represent some of the largest companies in the world, including Nike, Volkswagen, Heinz and more. They have a profit per equity partner of more than 3 million USD. They are consistently recognised as one of the world's most prestigious law firm with esteemed recognition in their IP, Finance and Corporate work in particular. They are tier 1-3 across most of their practice areas in the Legal 500.

The Firm

The firm have a client base that puts them at the edge of legal innovation and excellence. They represent large corporate clients across the board and many of their lateral Solicitor and Partner level hires have been from Magic Circle and top 20 US firms. The firm operate across the USA, Munich, Shanghai, Beijing and more. Most of their transactions and court cases exceed 30 billion USD in value.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Finance/KYC Compliance Paralegal to join their London office in a 6-month contract role, likely to be extended.

You will assist associates and trainees in the busy debt finance team with the satisfaction of lenders' KYC requirements when acting for borrowers on large LBO finance transactions, as well as assisting on and handling other knowhow and transactional projects in the debt finance group.

You will work with the deal teams to satisfy requirements for KYC documentation on financing transactions, liaise with banks and local counsel to negotiate the KYC documentation package provided and respond to any additional requests, build relationships with and assist with maintaining information databases for key borrower clients in order to help them satisfy KYC requirements efficiently, assist with Companies House registrations and other formalities on financing transactions and more.

You will support a Partner and other fee earners in the London office, in an incredibly exciting role, within one of the most successful and innovative international firms in the global market.


  • You will be a Finance/KYC Paralegal with at least 2 years' experience in a US or top 50 UK Law firm
  • You will have experience in private equity/debt markets
  • You will ideally have exceeded billing targets in recent years
  • You will have worked on high value matters
  • You will receive a salary of up to 38k depending on experience
  • This is an excellent opportunity for a Finance/KYC Paralegal to join this world leading practice in the heart of London.

    Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation!