Legal Secretary

About the Group

MJ Hudson, the asset management consultancy, provides expertise and infrastructure support to fund managers, investors and other specialists in the asset management industries. The firm’s services include law, fund management solutions (including IR & marketing services), international administration, investment advisory, and data & analytics.

This comprehensive range of capabilities, coupled with MJ Hudson’s ability to draw on many industry perspectives, allows the firm to build project teams that are extremely effective at helping clients achieve multiple goals. From its offices across Europe’s major asset management centres and North America, MJ Hudson’s team of more than 165 professionals works for clients managing and advising more than $1trn of assets. The firm has expertise in all traditional and alternative asset classes, including equities and bonds, private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure, energy, and credit.

MJ Hudson operates out of offices in London, Jersey, Guernsey, Zurich, Milan, Luxembourg, Canada and USA and has 5 operating divisions:

  • Law – Specialist legal services for alternative asset management, focused on M&A and investment funds.
  • Investment Advisory – Investment advice and research for institutional investors, wealth managers and family offices.
  • Fund Management Solutions – A multi-funds platform providing support and regulatory cover to asset managers and advisers, as well as integrated investor reporting, marketing and investor relations services.
  • International Administration – A Channel Islands, London and Luxembourg-based fund and corporate administration and fiduciary team.
  • Data & Analytics – Benchmarking and ratings services, consulting, market research, and specialist workflow tools for fund managers and investors.

About the role

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years working at Partner level within a legal environment, preferably in corporate, funds, banking and finance practice areas. Prior Pitmans/CILEX experience would be preferred but not essential.
This role will be busy and varied working mainly for 3 Partners as well as Senior Associates, Associates and Trainees. The role sits within the general admin team so will also include servicing the wider group such as Finance, Marketing, Business Development, People & Wellbeing and IT.

We are looking for someone with a great attitude who is organised, proactive, professional and a team player.

Key Responsibilities 

Below is a list of duties the candidate will be involved in, although this is not exhaustive.

  • Extensive appointment and diary management for 3 Partners
  • Documentation work (preparing/amending and formatting legal documents including using Compare Docs and proofreading)
  • Filling out electronic timesheets
  • Company card and personal expenses through Intapp
  • Meeting and greeting clients, and taking them into meeting rooms
  • Answering phones/taking messages
  • Support fee-earners with administrative tasks including bundling, indexing and printing
  • Managing the firm’s conference line system and providing training to new joiners
  • Assisting with Events when required
  • Facilities including arranging desks and passes for new joiners, liaising with the Building Manager, and speaking with any suppliers.

The candidate will be asked to take part in a short documentation and diary task should they proceed to a second interview.

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