Paralegal, Americas

Job ID:  42367
Location:  NEW YORK (USA)

Who we are​:

Murex is a global financial technology (“fintech”) company that has been a market leader in trading, risk management and processing solutions for capital markets since its establishment in 1986. Operating from our 19 offices, 2400 Murexians from over 60 different nationalities ensure the development, implementation and support of our platform which is used by banks, asset managers, corporations, and utilities, across the world. ​

Join Murex and work on the challenges of an industry at the forefront of innovation and thrive in a people-centric environment. 


We employ the world’s best talent to solve the toughest challenges of today’s Capital Market technology landscape.


We are an inspiring community! With world-class talent, a diverse and inclusive culture, and strong leadership, Come join our team and be a part of it all!

The team​:

You’ll be part of one dynamic global legal team (currently twelve persons in total) where you can stay true to yourself while working closely with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.


Murex management place a strong emphasis on legal matters, which is somewhat exceptional in its industry.  This gives the legal department an important role within Murex but is also predicated on an expectation of maintaining very high standards, notably strong legal judgment based on an up-to-date and in-depth knowledge of black letter law and the ability to communicate this coherently and effectively and to apply it with commercial common-sense.  The department is also expected to follow a globally consistent policy which is typically established centrally and with close senior management participation, leading to a heightened need for consultation within the department (and when necessary with management) in the event that deviations are proposed.


The Americas team currently consists of the Americas General Counsel and a senior paralegal.  We work on a daily basis with colleagues based in Europe and Asia.


What you’ll do​:


The position will include the following responsibilities:


Contract Drafting, Processing and Proofreading

  • Preparation of draft contracts based on standard contract forms, including drafting of contract provisions based on Murex standard forms.
  • Preparation and revision of client contract amendments and statements of work according to standard Murex playbook
  • Correspondence regarding contract matters, including coordinating distribution of contract drafts and execution versions to counterparties (clients, suppliers, etc.)
  • Preparation of issues tables to assist with negotiation of contracts.
  • Coordinating internal signature process.
  • File management; including daily filing and organization.
  • Proofreading of English language contracts.
  • Working directly with BizDev colleagues


Corporate and Internal Matters

  • Assisting with corporate and internal matters, including organization and management of corporate documentation.
  • Ad hoc legal research as needed on corporate topics, including liaising with external counsel on same; organization of research files and memoranda.
  • Assisting with the engagement and management of external legal counsel.



  • Filing of legal matters and data/records management.
  • Management of lists of ongoing matters in the Americas and organisational support to the Americas General Counsel.
  • Coordination of meetings and general administrative duties.

Who you are​:

We are seeking a passionate and experienced Paralegal based in New York with a strong work ethic, diligence, and who is highly detail-oriented and very well organized, with a positive and professional attitude.


  • Professional experience
  • Legal training, with at least 3 years experience as a paralegal with responsibility for contract administration and management matters.  Paralegal certification (e.g. NFPA, NALA) is a plus.
  • Ability to master commercial proposals and translate to Murex’s template.
  • Extensive proofreading experience.
  • Excellent MS Word and data management skills.
  • Familiarity with drafting aspects of software license agreements, amendments and statements of work (including detailed commercial exhibits and provisions) is a plus.
  • Previous work experience with a software or technology company, or with a law firm department providing intellectual property law and/or technology law services, is desirable.


  • Personal attributes
  • Exceptional skills in the English language, including reading, writing, and communication. 
  • Proficiency in French, Spanish, or Portuguese is a plus
  • Hard-working, diligent and trustworthy, emphasizing precision and consistency; it is paramount that candidate is highly organized with strong attention to detail. 
  • Ability to provide a quick turnaround without compromising quality.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with both external and internal clients 
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and to work closely with an international team. 
  • Interested in joining a dedicated team with the goal of long-term development and career.

Why should you join us:


  • Join a market leader boasting a 35+ year track record in a growing and dynamic industry.
  • Opportunity to make an impact on a business where the legal function is strongly valued
  • Be part of an inclusive team with a strong people-first focus
  • Agile collaboration with colleagues with diverse backgrounds
  • An international environment offering prospects for global work
  • Best Medical, dental, and short & long-term disability programs
  • Wellness & mental health programs



For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of $100,000 - $110,000 USD / yearly, depending on relevant factors, including experience. This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in our annual bonus plan. You will also enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, focusing on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you’ll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, dental, vision, well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company-paid life insurance, disability insurance, 20 days of paid time off per year, additional personal days, and paid holidays.  Additional details will be shared during the recruiting process.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City