Paralegal
Crowdcube Capital Ltd
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
9d ago

Description

We are looking for a pro-active and organised Paralegal to join our team. This is the opportunity to play a vital role within our experienced legal team and develop in-

depth knowledge of the equity crowdfunding industry in one of the UK's leading FinTech startups.

Who we are :

Crowdcube is the world's leading equity crowdfunding platform, and is backed by leading VC and investors, including Balderton Capital, Numis and Draper Esprit.

  • We enable everyday investors to invest alongside Europe’s leading venture capitalists and professional investors in startup, early stage and growth businesses;
  • in doing so we're enabling entrepreneurs to raise funds for their businesses through our platform. We have experienced year on year growth since 2011, with over 400 British businesses successfully funded on the platform in the UK to date.

    What you will be doing :

    As Paralegal at Crowdcube you will have the opportunity to work on a range of corporate transactions, commercial contracts and compliance matters.

    The ideal candidate will have a key role in the management all of transactions and legal documentation for the team, take responsibility for their own workload and support the rest of the team where required.

    We are looking for a candidate with who is highly organised, methodical and keen to gain knowledge of the many facets of company finance.

    The role will be varied and will include among other things :

  • Conducting due diligence on Companies raising on Crowdcube
  • Preparing reports and legal documents in conjunction with legal team
  • Assisting with follow on transactions involving Companies that have raised on Crowdcube
  • Co-ordinating and managing the legal team’s workflow
  • Assisting with Crowdcube corporate and general legal matters
  • Legal research and training
  • Requirements

    To be an ideal candidate for this role, you will have :

  • A law degree, or recent experience within a corporate / business law environment
  • Experience working with legal documentation
  • Experience handling multiple transactions and / or varied workload
  • Good mathematical and excel skills are preferable
  • Any understanding of Crowdfunding is advantageous
  • Knowledge or awareness of SEIS and EIS tax schemes will be an advantage
  • And you demonstrate the following :

  • Enthusiasm and a desire to learn and develop legal skills in an exciting, fast-paced environment
  • Good eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills & a team player!
  • Benefits

    We like to nurture talent and ensure members of our team develop and hone their skills through training, conferences, subscriptions to online courses, and participation in hackathons.

    We’re passionate and hard-working, and we take care of our team :

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme at 4% matched
  • Private Medical Scheme with AXA
  • Life Insurance Scheme
  • Conferences and training budget
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Weekly demos to show what we're working on, monthly team meetings and bi-monthly company socials.
  • Company perks such as fruit, snacks and weekly office beers
  • Company outings and activities (this year’s fun included a trip to a gin distillery, karaoke, charity football match, Square Mile Relay, bowling, BBQs)
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