Paralegal

Employer
Goodman Masson
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
GBP300 - GBP400 per day
Posted
Nov 03, 2022
Closes
Nov 15, 2022
Ref
17195317
Job Function
Compliance/Regulatory
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Responsibilities:
  • Creation and sign off by Group Legal of securities services templates for: custody, depositary, fund administration and pension administration services and new products such as ESG, AOV ("Securities Services Templates")
  • Review of Group General Terms and Conditions and General Pricing Terms against Securities Services Templates
  • Review Account Opening Form. Template needs to be updated and be fit for Depositary and Custody
  • Creation and sign off of intra-group agreements required for the Securities Services Templates
  • Helping to create contract gap analysis report to be presented by Head of Legal to Group Legal re: Securities Services Templates.
  • Review of new licences or other services with third party providers
  • Contract management for a significant client of UK Branch. Involves the creation of an agreed form custody agreement, interaction with client, agreeing final form and arranging signature
  • Assisting legal counsel with sending out various client templates to new clients and help managing the relationship between Legal and other stakeholders to obtain instructions and sign off on final form agreements
  • Assisting with Depositary Application and UK Branch application
  • Help create amendment agreements and termination letters, which will be circulated to the commercial leads Managing the process to track progress
  • Assisting Head of Legal with the implementation of DocuSign at the new electronic signature tool
  • Reviewing and updating the ex-KAS client files. The existing documents need checking, updating and templates added. Files need to be saved locally in the correct folders and added to BCT so need to liaise with Lux team
  • Preparing separate policies for the new UK depositary subsidiary
  • Reviewing and assisting Head of Compliance/Risk with the rule mapping for both the UK branch and the new UK depositary entity
  • Assisting with the corporate transfer of assets from the UK Branch to the new Depositary entity, including drafting and negotiation of novation agreements, entering into of new licences, assisting with the asset transfer agreement and ancillary documentation
  • Assisting Head of Legal to create policies, procedures and templates for legal department
  • Assisting Head of Legal with company secretarial matters, such as Companies House filings, updates to statutory books and updates to authorised signatory lists

Desired skills:
  • Educated to degree level
  • Paralegal / NQ
  • Outsourcing / Contract negotiation experience
  • Securities Services experience
  • Knowledge of PRA and FCA Rule
  • A track record of working to tight timelines and meeting strict deadline
  • Working within a small team
  • Ability to work autonomously

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.
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