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Clifford Chance

Corporate Private Funds Paralegal


GENERAL SUMMARY: The New York, NY office of Clifford Chance US LLP has an opening for a paralegal in the Firm's Corporate Private Funds group.


  • Must be independently legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Assist with managing, filing, proofreading and drafting documents and information related to investment funds
  • Assist with new investment fund formations and the winding down of such funds
  • Track, calendar, and maintain documents, investor information and institutional information for clients via spreadsheets and databases
  • Complete and file various substantive forms with the IRS, SEC and other government regulatory agencies
  • Co-ordinate state registrations and qualifications, and all other applicable securities filings
  • Perform public searches of all kinds, including federal and secretary of state records
  • Process KYC/AML search requests
  • Assist with tasks in connection with closing of corporate transactions, including preparing signature page packets, tracking execution status of documents and maintaining and organizing closing rooms
  • Maintain client template forms and protocols
  • Organize and prepare legal files
  • Conduct legal and factual research
  • Monitor and oversee projects and transactions
  • Perform administrative legal responsibilities


Skills and Qualifications:

  • One to two years of private funds paralegal experience preferred
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Word skills
  • Ability to multi-task while paying close attention to detail and adhering to deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to professionally interact with employees at all levels of the organization with a focus on client service
  • Flexibility to work paid overtime
  • For immediate start; ability to work regular hours of 9:30am-5:30pm
  • Must be independently legally authorized to work in the United States



Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Americas, Asia and Europe and focuses on the core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax; pensions and employment; litigation and dispute resolution.

Alongside world-class legal careers, Clifford Chance offers excellent opportunities in the support functions that underpin its business operations. By joining our Business Professionals team, you will help us to innovate in the way we deliver our services and enable us to run a successful multinational business that never stands still.  Business Professionals are integral to the running of the firm and are critical to its success.



It has been and continues to be the Firm’s policy to provide equal opportunity and equal terms and conditions of employment to all employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, immigration status, pregnancy, disability, veteran status, genetic predisposition, or any other status protected by law.

Alternatives are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system.  For assistance, please contact Clifford Chance's Human Resources Department at Human Resources Department.

Please note that we will only accept materials submitted directly from the applicant.


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