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Paralegal for our Corporate Department
16/12/2021

Region: Luxembourg (country)
Function: Paralegal
Environnement: Law Firm
Legal subjects: Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO16/12

Need a change? Interested in becoming a member of the dynamic and fast-expanding Luxembourg-based team of an international business law firm? We are looking for a Paralegal for our Corporate Department

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An open and energetic atmosphere and a personal approach - at Simmons & Simmons Luxembourg, we like to do things differently. Yes, we're part of an international network with offices in 15 countries, but our approach is entrepreneurial, innovative and all about putting people at the center. We're a team of 35 amazing people, servicing clients within the Asset Management & Investment Funds and Financial Institutions sectors. Having the benefit of Simmons & Simmons' unique position advising some of the world's leading companies, Financial Institutions, Funds and Supranational Organisations, the firm provides its clients with a premium sector-focused advice.

What about the team ?

Composed of a multicultural and dynamic group of experts having a vast experience in advising clients, our Corporate / M&A department specialises in advising clients on the complex legal issues that can arise on international transactions involving Luxembourg subsidiaries of foreign companies, including advising on a broad range of corporate reorganisations. Take the opportunity to join a fast growing department that will enable you to grow and work in a diverse environment.

Need a change? Interested in becoming a member of the dynamic and fast-expanding Luxembourg-based team of an international business law firm? We are looking for:

Paralegal for our Corporate Department 

Your role:

  • Provide assistance to lawyers in the team as well as directly to clients in relation to corporate secretarial steps and actions;
     
  • Prepare board and shareholder meetings, reviewing related minutes, agreements and documentation
     
  • Drafting powers of attorney and proxies for clients/their representatives to be represented in board/shareholders meetings
     
  • Draft, revise and/or cross-check different corporate documentation such as board resolutions, shareholders resolutions, articles of incorporation ; change of articles and capital increase/decrease
     
  • Manage the overall administration of legal documentation (e.g. execution, record keeping, legalization, apostille, update of registers, etc.) ;
     
  • Filing of corporate documentation/changes with the RCS and any other corporate register.
     
  • Liaising with lawyers, auditors, tax advisors, notaries and other professionals on all matters covering each transaction
  • Prior experience as paralegal or similar role experience is mandatory;
     
  • Degree in Business, Law or other relevant field ;
     
  • Prior experience in a Luxembourg law firm or in a similar working environment;
     
  • Strong knowledge of applicable corporate laws in Luxembourg
     
  • Very good command of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF;
     
  • Fluency in French and English; German considered as an asset;
     
  • Solid attention to detail, technical legal skills and a sound understanding of legal market;
     
  • Good team player but able to work independently;
     
  • Ability to meet deadlines, to prioritise workload and function effectively in a multi-task environment.

We offer:

  • From day one, you will be slotted in to have a chance to make a real difference through the work you do; and we will support you with legal and soft-skills trainings;
     
  • An international and multi-cultural team and a focus on team work;
     
  • The ability to grow your network, locally and internationally;
     
  • Work in a centrally located office with excellent access to public transport links;
     
  • Working for a prestigious firm which has grown exponentially over the last six years

Interested?

If you feel that this job description corresponds to your skills and expectations, please do not hesitate to send your CV, together with a letter of introduction, to [email protected] .

All applications will be treated strictly confidentially.

Simmons & Simmons Luxembourg LLP
HR Department
26A Boulevard Royal
L-2449 Luxembourg
[email protected]

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