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Senior Paralegal

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Apr 20, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
PIMCO is a global leader in active fixed income. With our launch in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, PIMCO introduced investors to a total return approach to fixed income investing. In the 50+ years since, we have worked relentlessly to help millions of investors pursue their objectives - regardless of shifting marketing conditions. As active investors, our goal is not just to find opportunities, but to create them. To this end, we remain firmly committed to the pursuit of our mission: delivering superior investment returns, solutions, and service to our clients.

Since 1971, our people have shaped our organization through a high-performance inclusive culture, in which we celebrate diverse thinking. We invest in our people and strive to imprint our CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Responsibility and Excellence. We believe each of us is here to help others succeed and this has led to PIMCO being recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is looking for a career paralegal or secretary with strong administration skills to work in the Alternative Business' Legal department and support PIMCO's alternative fund legal transaction lawyers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist with KYC for PIMCO's alternative funds
  • Review, draft and negotiate various documents including secondment and consultancy agreements, engagement letters, NDAs, process letters, powers of attorney etc.
  • Coordinate and manage the teams of internal and external NDA consultants as well as a junior paralegal
  • Assist with regulatory filings across transactions
  • Assist in transaction closings and documentation for PIMCO's alternative funds
  • Arrange execution of various documents after obtaining appropriate sign offs internally
  • Maintain records and databases of regulatory and legal matters
  • Assist with legal invoicing (including approving timesheets for secondees and consultants) and CounselLink
  • Assist with legal and compliance related tasks, logs, lists and trackers
  • Assist with departmental projects
  • Understand, manage and improve transaction-related processes
  • Updating legal templates
  • Chaperoning desk meetings
  • Bachelor's Degree of Law, GDL or equivalent
  • Paralegal experience in a top tier law firm or in-house role
  • Interest in the financial services sector
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Highly organized
  • Detailed oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Possess exceptional oral, written and organizational skills
  • Must be able to work independently on complex tasks
  • Possess the ability and comfort to interact with all levels of management
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

PIMCO recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), age, military or veteran status, disability (physical or mental), any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other basis such as medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws.

Applicants with Disabilities

PIMCO is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including veterans, in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system due to a disability and you would like to request an accommodation, you may contact us at 949-720-7744 and leave a message. This is a dedicated line designed exclusively to assist job seekers with disabilities to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be considered. A response to your request may take up to two business days.

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