Paralegal

Company Details

C-Quest Capital

Job Description

Full-Time Paralegal

C-Quest Capital LLC (“CQC”) is a social impact investor, project developer, and climate finance specialist with a mission to transform the lives of people in the poorest communities in developing countries with a focus on improving the health and wellbeing of women and children. Since 2008, CQC has become a leader in providing clean efficient cooking and lighting services and has growing businesses in renewable energy production and supply, and sustainable agricultural land use, and forestry. CQC is headquartered in Washington, DC with subsidiaries in South-East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa and is rapidly growing. We have active investments across Sub-Saharan Africa, Central America, and Southeast Asia that have improved the lives of over 20 million people.

CQC also employs over 100 full-time staff globally in our investment, project management, and carbon professional departments. We regularly draw on a pool of individual consultants, collaborating NGO and private sector partners, and staff of our joint venture partners.

Role Description:

CQC is actively recruiting for a dedicated paralegal to support the Legal Department. This position works closely with internal and external counsel while supporting and contributing to long-term CQC legal initiatives.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Draft, edit, and proofread a wide variety of legal documentation utilizing appropriate legal terminology and formatting;
  • Provide data entry support and perform basic administrative office functions such as photocopying and filing as needed;
  • Assist with document collection and maintain legal electronic file libraries;
  • Schedule and track departmental deadlines;
  • Analyze, parse, and summarize various legal documents; and
  • Conduct basic legal and factual research.

Location:

United States (office in Washington, D.C.); hybrid remote work possible.


Supervision:

This position will report to the Deputy General Counsel.

Qualifications or specialized knowledge and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-3 years’ paralegal experience, ideally in industries that focus on climate change, carbon assets, financing, environmental law, natural resources, or energy
  • Strong attention to detail, including superior spelling and grammar skills
  • Ability to communicate proactively, effectively, and cordially, both written and spoken, with individuals from different cultures and communities
  • Ability to work independently as well as organize and prioritize work in a dynamic and complex environment to meet deadlines and daily requirements
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge or guidance, analyze and interpret data from several sources
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365, including document formatting as well as experience with MS SharePoint and Westlaw/ Lexis/ other legal research programs

CQC is an equal opportunity employer that supports employees’ professional development and values work-life balance for employees. We invite all prospective applicants to view our website at www.cquestcapital.com for an overview of the valuable work CQC engages in worldwide.

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