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Credit SS Legal - Paralegal

London

Credit Funds

Ref#: 2934

Date published: 1-Apr-2022

Paralegal

About Fortress

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a leading, highly diversified global investment manager with approximately US$54.2 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2021. Founded in 1998, Fortress manages assets on behalf of over 1,800 institutional clients and private investors worldwide across a range of credit and real estate, private equity and permanent capital investment strategies. Investment performance is our cornerstone - we strive to generate strong risk adjusted returns for our investors over the long term. For additional information on Fortress, please visit www.fortress.com.

Fortress Investment Group (UK) Ltd is regulated and authorised by the FCA and is the main Fortress office in Europe, responsible for investments across the UK and continental Europe.

About The Position

Responsibilities

  • Collect information necessary to form entities, draft and file required formation and governance documents and structure charts and maintain up-to-date records in an entity database
  • Assist with know your customer and AML reviews and requests, including drafting and providing required certificates, charts and letters with respect to various funds and portfolio companies
  • Draft consents, resolutions/board minutes and tend to various corporate housekeeping matters, including corporate governance matters and entity maintenance;
  • Provide significant support in connection with transaction closings; including obtaining signatures from the appropriate parties and updating files and deal bibles
  • Respond to document production requests from various teams and counterparties as well as requests for entity and officer/signatory information

Qualifications

  • Experience at a law firm or a corporate legal department is preferred, some knowledge of fund/investment structures will be an advantage 
  • A bachelor’s degree is required  
  • Must be able to prioritise and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal, written, problem solving and organisational skills 
  • Deadline and detail oriented 
  • Ability to work independently and proactively as well as part of a team
  • A strong work ethic
  • Comprehensive knowledge of MS Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio and PowerPoint), Workshare and Adobe
  • Hours 9am-6pm with the ability to do overtime as needed