Paralegal/NQ-Private Equity

United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
11 Jun 2021
09 Jul 2021
Job Title
Practice Area
Private Equity
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client would like to hire a paralegal/NQ lawyer to assist the private equity team in their international deals. Ideally working in private practice, they require some private equity knowledge.

The role entails the following:

  • Understand , coordinate and implement the process by which executes and closes on investments
  • Arranging and conducting board meetings, writing up minutes and records and liaising with external SPV service providers as required for the effective execution of investment documents
  • Establish and maintain an up-to-date corporate database for all SPV within the Department
  • Monitor practices followed at SPVs, and suggest any improvements required in order to comply with corporate substance requirements including Know Your Client and US anti-money laundering requirements
  • Coordinate with Audit, Legal, Operations, and Compliance with respect to different aspects of the investment process
  • Liaise, and maintain relationships with, internal and external auditors, legal division, consultants, advisors and SPV managers
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues and suggest improvements to processes
  • Support more senior colleagues in the implementation of an effective compliance strategy, working closely with relevant internal departments: Internal Audit, Evaluation & Follow-Up Investment Services departments, and external service providers
  • Monitor and report on all activities and documentation and their execution of Investment Guidelines policies and procedures
  • Assist more senior colleagues in the development of Private Equities corporate compliance policies and the establishment of compliance review procedures both internal and external service providers
  • Develop relationships with all relevant internal and external parties, to ensure a culture of continuous improvement and implementation of the compliance and operational risk framework across the organization
  • Assist in the preparation of status reports for presentation to senior management.
  • Carry out other duties as required

McGregor Boyall Associates Pte Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

EA Licence No: 11S4330

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