Our client, a leading London based venture capital fund, is currently looking to hire a Legal Associate / Paralegal to join their high-performing team. The fund which invests predominately at series A across a broad range of sectors and geographies are currently gearing up to launch a new fund - making it an exciting time to join! As the Legal Associate / Paralegal, you will immediately be afforded plenty of responsibility and exposure. On a daily basis you will be working very closely with the General Counsel and wider investment team, supporting a broad range of legal based responsibilities across both the transactions and the fund. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Legal professional with experience within the venture capital or fintech space to become an integral member of a high-performing, growing fund. RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitoring all regulatory filings for the company and liaising with relevant administrators/counsel to ensure these are processed on a timely basis (annual registrations, annual returns, licence renewals, director's renewals, fee payments).
Maintaining a library of certified corporate documents (Certificate of Incorporation, Register of Directors, Register of Members, Memo & Articles, Certificate of Incumbency etc.)
Maintaining a book of board resolutions for each company ensuring all decisions are properly recorded.
Maintaining up to date KYC for shareholders/directors that the fund is subject to
Reviewing KYC documentation and liaising with external advisors where checks are required.
Monitoring relevant regulatory changes that take place in jurisdictions that may impact the businesses.
Undertake pre-investment anti-bribery, AML and due diligence checks.
Maintaining post-investment monitoring and a library of all investment documentation.
Assisting with regulatory filings and applications where appropriate.
Work closely with regulators including responding to regulatory questions, surveys, circulars.
Preparation of various documents to support business activities including portfolio summaries, transactions, payments and board resolutions .
Significant exposure working within the venture capital, fintech or technology investment space
Experience in supporting core investment legal and compliance processes
Experience working across multiple jurisdictions would be advantageous
As self-started that is used to juggling multiple tasks at one time