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Corporate Legal Officer / Corporate Secretary

Salary £55k to £65k
Type Permanent
Location Paris
Sector Legal
Job Reference L1/ADE/33678
Contact Alice Dee
Date posted 13-02-2020

Je représente actuellement un de mes clients, un asset mananger qui est a la recherche d’un Legal Officer / Corporate Secretary en contrat indéterminé pour leur bureau de Paris.

Our client, a leading investment management firm, is seeking a Corporate Legal Officer/Corporate Secretary join them on a permanent basis based in Paris. You will be responsible for providing both administrative and legal support to the organisation. They are able to offer around €60,000 per annum plus benefits with some flexibility.

Key Responsibilities:
- First point of contact for all day to day administrative matters in relation with the French OPCIs
- Work closely with the Fund Controller, the asset managers and the service providers in the preparation of periodic reports
- In charge of the day-to-day management of assigned real estate companies, in particular French OPCI: prepare meeting agendas and board packs, convene, attend and minute meetings where necessary
- Maintaining proper legal records and files
- Provide administrative support
- Maintaining corporate governance; review, document and challenge processes. Ensure processes are understood and respected by other functions.
- Administration of the assigned bank accounts, coordinate approval and payment of invoices, take part in the payment process
- Support Transaction team with acquisition and disposal of assets: Incorporation of new companies; Organizing execution of closing documents; Liaising with third parties and fund teams to ensure on time and proper completion

Key Requirements:
- 3 years in a Corporate Officer/ Co Sec position or work within Legal/Administrative (i.e. paralegal)
- Knowledge of OPCI and regulatory environment would be a real asset
- Knowledge of administrative procedures
- Fluent in French, advanced knowledge of English – Italian would be seen as an asset with a view to expand role
- Excellent academic credentialsand career track record.

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