Legal Assistant

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Job Identification Number: 186

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Real Estate

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

Our client, a Real Estate Development company, is seeking bilingual (fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English) Legal Assistant who is accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment alongside an experienced legal professional, in their New York City office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contract reviewing in Mandarin & English

  • Document and data collection, including deal files and reports, electronic communications, trading and account information

  • Translate documents between English and Chinese Mandarin

  • Coordinate meetings, assist with preparation of meeting materials and follow-up correspondences

  • Review and prepare metrics in response to internal inquiries from other departments

  • Participate in various technological initiatives, providing input for team's requirements

  • Manage and distribute preservation related notices and coordinate with relevant groups

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must be bilingual in Mandarin Chinese and English (fluency in speaking, reading, and writing)

  • Bachelor's or LLM Degree or combination of experience and education

  • 3+ years’ experience in a legal or financial services setting

  • Litigation paralegal experience is preferred

  • Experience managing litigation case files with filing systems and proprietary database management systems; experience reviewing, researching and responding to document requests