Role: Banking/Corporate Paralegal (with training contract after 12 months)
Hours: 9 to 5.30, 5 days a week (additional hours as required)
Location: Chancery Lane, London
Keystone Law is one of the most respected law firms and its fast rise has reshaped the London legal market. It’s a multi-award-winning top 100 law firm that is continuing to make waves. In 2017 it listed on the London Market and it continues to go from strength to strength with investors and clients alike. In 2018 it was commended by The Lawyer in the Law Firm of the Year category at its prestigious annual awards ceremony.
Its lawyers are drawn from the partnerships of the top 50 firms and some high-quality boutique firms, who bring their client base with them. Clients include Nationwide, Neal’s Yard, RBS, Cancer Research, Virgin Atlantic and Siemens.
Keystone’s Banking and Corporate teams have need of paralegal assistance across a range of matters working with high-profile City-trained partner-level lawyers on challenging work.
All Keystone paralegals are eligible to join the Keystone Academy after three months. The Academy is a two-year rolling training course building on core legal skills and includes mentoring advice from a senior lawyer. All Keystone paralegals are offered training contracts after 12 months’ service.
On account of the levels of investment in this role, candidates will need to be of the highest quality and have a dynamic entrepreneurial personality.
The role would suit an applicant with a strong academic background with at least 12 months (and preferably more) experience in commercial/corporate/banking law at a top-ranked law firm.
The successful applicant will primarily work closely with banking and corporate lawyers on finance transactions and M&A deals. Our clients are typically banks, SMEs and funds. Much of our work has an international flavour. Additionally, the applicant will be required to work alongside other paralegals, trainees and junior lawyers in supporting the firm’s other lawyers with a very a wide range of other types of work. The team is tight-knit and a friendly demeanour is essential.
This is a great opportunity for a graduate looking to join what is probably London’s happiest law firm. If you feel you have the skills and experience we are looking for and would enjoy working for an expanding and forward-thinking law firm, then please get in touch today. Please note that at least one year’s relevant paralegal experience at a very good firm is essential for this role.
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