Corporate Paralegal & Risk Technician

Application Deadline: 15 January, 2019Apply Now
Job Description




  • Assist attorneys in preparation for hearings and trials and preparation of demand letters
  • Assist in preparing legal documents such as pleadings and contracts
  • Maintain all corporate records and prepare resolutions as requested
  • Provide administrative support for attorneys
  • Assist with preparation for training seminars & legal and compliance briefing sessions including booking rooms and equipment, copying and assembling hand-outs and other materials and making travel reservations for members of the Department
  • Perform other associated support functions



  • Develop, coordinate, and implement program activities in support of the risk management function
  • Ensure areas of responsibility are in compliance with risk management policy and advise VP accordingly
  • Research, compile and assemble data; assist in conducting surveys and studies; recommend and implement procedures, guidelines and processes
  • Prepare statistical and narrative reports, presentations, general and technical correspondence; develop forms, tracking systems, databases and spreadsheets



  • Monitor compliance for assigned Departments or product lines based on the compliance monitoring programme
  • Review of CDD/KYC information on new accounts to ensure compliance with local laws, Group policies and applicable international requirements
  • Review of Source of Funds Declarations for large payments received from existing clients to ensure compliance with local laws and Group policies



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration; Paralegal Studies; Risk Management or equivalent and two years of relevant experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels of the corporate structure, prioritize and handle numerous competing demands in a high-volume, fast-paced working environment
  • Proven ability to organize work and meet deadlines while working effectively in independent settings
  • Excellent at multi-tasking
  • Anticipate support needs of attorneys across a variety of corporate legal matters
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and basic mathematical calculations
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Perform difficult technical and administrative work involving the use of independent judgment, initiative and accuracy

Resumés with accompanying certificates should be forwarded via email to by January 15th, 2019.

FamGuard thanks all applicants; however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

Functional Area:

Legal Risk & Compliance


Corporate Paralegal & Risk Technician

Employment Type:

Full Time