Corporate Paralegal

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Wilson Sonsini is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm has approximately 1,200 attorneys in 19 offices: 14 in the U.S., three in China, and two in Europe. Our broad spectrum of practices and entrepreneurial spirit allow our staff exceptional opportunities for professional achievement and career growth.

The firm is currently seeking a Corporate Paralegal to join our London office. This position will work closely with attorneys on private and public companies and reports directly to the Office Manager.


  • Prepare routine corporate documents, such as incorporation documents, board and shareholder actions, indemnification agreements, and third-party agreements
  • Process share and option administration, including drafting agreements, and preparing reports
  • Manage capitalization processes and records in equity management platforms
  • Conduct corporate legal research
  • Prepare and manage corporate filings
  • Assist on venture capital financings, debt financings, mergers, acquisitions, and public offerings
  • Handle correspondence to clients, holders, directors, and investors
  • Handle due diligence and closing processes
  • Handle daily corporate maintenance work
  • Assist with year-end matters and notices to clients
  • Organize client records and maintain files
  • Input time entry daily


  • Education: Legal background with either LLB or CILEX qualification
  • Prior experience as corporate paralegal
  • Strong working knowledge of corporate tasks
  • Experience with UK and/or US corporate laws
  • Experience in capitalization management platforms such as Shareworks and Carta
  • Experience with DocuSign platform.
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Proficient with Excel spreadsheets
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal team members and clients
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices

We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Visit our website here. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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