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Deals Executive (Corporate Paralegal), Corporate Finance - Edinburgh

Corporate Finance - Paralegal
Ref: 242 Date Posted: Friday 14 Jun 2019
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Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier law firms with offices of equal size and strength across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, serving clients in Scotland, the UK and globally.

We are looking to recruit a Deals Executive to join our Corporate Finance Division in our Edinburgh office.  This is an exciting new opportunity which has been created to support the team’s growth strategy.

Working as part of large team reporting directly to the Corporate Finance partners, the role will support the lawyers across the division.

The main duties of the role are:

  • Creation of transaction bibles;

  • Management of data rooms;

  • Collation of deal data across the firm’s transactional activities, including Business Insider submissions, and co-ordinating input to directory and award submissions, working closely alongside the BD team.

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Administration or paralegal experience in a corporate environment;
  • Proficient use of Microsoft packages;
  • Experience in managing and maintaining databases;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • A degree of assertiveness to ensure that colleagues meet relevant deadlines;
  • Be a team-player; understanding how to work alongside and support the lawyers;
  • A proactive approach, and able to work under pressure and to tight timescales as a key member of the team.

We are looking for candidates with a positive attitude, a focus on quality and a determination to provide a first-class service.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading team in a successful, growing firm.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact  

Michelle MacPherson - Your contact for this role

If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the button below, or get in touch for an informal chat:


+44 (0)1224 261286

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  • Legal 500 UK Awards 2013 ‘Scottish Firm of the Year'

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