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AlphaSights is the global leader in knowledge on-demand, a fast-growing segment of the wider knowledge economy. Since our incorporation in 2008, AlphaSights has established itself as the go-to knowledge partner for clients in private equity, asset management, consultancy and corporate strategy, helping them access the expertise they need to make decisions, faster. 

About the role

We are looking for a results-oriented Paralegal to join our Legal team in London. The Legal team is a dynamic, external and internal-facing function which supports all aspects of the business across our nine global offices. We will provide you with autonomy and independence in your day-to-day work and give you the opportunity to take ownership of your workflows. This is an ideal role for someone who’s excited to have direct access and exposure to the commercial and organisational workings of a dynamic, innovative global business. We are looking for a person who wants to join our high-performance team, have real impact and be part of AlphaSights’ growth story. 

Responsibilities include

  • Preparing and drafting legal documentation
  • Assisting the Legal team with the negotiation and documentation of client contracts and third party vendor/ supply chain contracts
  • Conducting legal research and assisting with the preparation of internal policies and training materials
  • Liaising with cross-functional teams and actively managing internal and external stakeholders
  • Issue-spotting and appropriately escalating risks and concerns
  • Managing ongoing client and supply chain contracting processes to help the team meet deadlines
  • Developing and maintaining a legal document system and assisting with migrating our documents to related technology platforms
  • Collaborating with the legal team and other specialist functions on a wide variety of ad hoc projects in areas such as KYC/compliance, financing, data privacy, IP and corporate governance
  • Day-to-day tasks ranging from monitoring and maintaining playbooks, contract trackers and agendas to document processing tasks

What we look for

An ideal candidate would possess the following attributes:

  • Self-starter attitude and the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment
  • Professional demeanor and strong attention to detail
  • Phenomenal organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication, technical drafting and issue-spotting skills
  • An execution-focused mindset – an inner drive to push tasks forward and ensure timely and satisfactory delivery
  • Agility – ability to execute on numerous workstreams with competing deadlines
  • Emotional intelligence and exceptional team skills – ability to build relationships within the company and work effectively with stakeholders
  • Investigative mind and strong research skills
  • Ability to think creatively and propose solutions
  • Ability to work with people from regions around the world

What you’ll need

  • BA/BS/LLB from a top university 
  • Track record of strong academic performance
  • Previous experience working as a paralegal is desirable (or other experience working in a law firm or in-house) 
  • Fluency in English (foreign language skills are also a plus)

Compensation and benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 4% matched pension contribution on qualified earnings
  • Comprehensive private health insurance coverage and dental insurance
  • 25 holiday days, 8 bank holidays, and business closure over the Christmas break
  • Option to WFH Thursday & Friday
  • State-of-the-art office with amenities in the City of London

AlphaSights is an equal-opportunity employer.