Job Openings

Sr Paralegal

Job ID: BH339651

Category: Paralegal

Specialty: Administrative

Senior Paralegal

Here’s What You’ll Do:

Support international expansion by:

  • managing the formation of new international subsidiaries, including preparing documents checklists, reviewing formation documents (with attorney oversight), obtaining the necessary signatures, and handling the administrative aspects of these tasks, such as preparing courier packages to send the signed documents to local counsel, obtaining apostille seals, and so forth

  • monitoring and ensuring compliance with corporate governance requirements, including scheduling board of director and shareholder meetings for each OUS subsidiary, completing required annual registration filings, preparing documents to add or remove directors and officers for each subsidiary as necessary, and maintaining stock ledgers and corporate minute books in

  • updating data for each OUS subsidiary in the company’s online entity management system as necessary to reflect the addition of new subsidiaries, changes in officer and director appointments, and other corporate events

  • providing the Finance team with legal due diligence items required with respect to OUS subsidiaries for the opening and maintenance of bank accounts, applications for VAT numbers, and other finance initiatives

 

Support U.S. expansion by:

  • assisting the Principal Paralegal (Securities) with the foreign qualification in all 50 states of several U.S. subsidiaries and maintenance of those state qualifications

  • providing the Finance team with legal due diligence items required with respect to OUS subsidiaries for the opening and maintenance of bank accounts, applications for VAT numbers, and other finance initiatives

 

Support the Corporate Legal team by:

  • assisting with the maintenance and renewal of all insurance policies and maintaining a central repository for all insurance policies

  • providing administrative support as necessary to Senior Counsel, including opening Purchase Orders, setting up new law firms in the new vendor system, and renewing Purchase Orders

  • working with other members of the Corporate Legal Team on special projects and initiatives

 

Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college required

  • A minimum of ten (10) years prior experience as a senior paralegal in a public biotech or pharmaceutical company or in a corporate law firm

  • Familiarity with corporate governance requirements for US and OUS companies

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, including the ability to identify, resolve or escalate issues and potential liabilities in a timely manner

  • Effective time management skills, with the ability to balance numerous high-priority competing demands in a high-volume, fast-paced work environment

  • A strong work ethic and the ability to take the initiative, a proven ability to work independently with minimal attorney supervision, and to appropriately prioritize in the face of business pressures

  • An ability to effectively communicate with colleagues at all levels of the corporate structure and with outside attorneys via email, in person, and by phone

  • A commitment to quality, integrity, and respect

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Familiarity with entity management software, standard office technology and software such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts