Intern Paralegal

Requisition ID:  6282

Why Vistra
At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.
We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:
•    Governance, Risk and Compliance
•    Advisory and Transaction Support
•    Finance, Accounting and Administration
We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.
You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.
So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   
Our opportunity for you

We are looking for a Paralegal intern to support the Paralegal team. You will provide a wide range of (legal) administrative tasks and document processing services.
Our team of Paralegals is a dynamic team that performs, among others, law-related activities for different business teams across the organization. By being ‘a spider in the web’, our Paralegals play a crucial role in the preparation of legal documents and contract management. As such, the Paralegals work together with several internal key stakeholders such as the Compliance department and the operational teams (legal and accounting) but also interact with clients on preparation and completion and/or execution of documentation.
Purpose of the role


This internship requires preferably 32-40 hours per week with the ideal starting date from September 2023 and is based in our Amsterdam office, which is located in a brand new location in the South East area of Amsterdam. This new and modern office is furnished in such a way that flexible working is facilitated and (social) meetings can take place in a pleasant working environment.


Vistra practices hybrid working environment so we provide you the possibility to work partially from home.
Key responsibilities


As a Paralegal Intern, you commit to our clients and are overall responsible for a smooth service delivery by performing the following tasks: 

  • Support the Paralegal team by providing all aspects of general administrative matters, processing emails, updating shareholders register;
  • Assist with compilation and preparation of standardized (legal); documentation and forms such as registration forms for the Chamber of Commerce, UBO registration forms, transfer of files (physically and digitally); 
  • Assist with arranging signatures and ensuring documents are (correctly) signed via Docusign, and also ‘wet signatures’ on documents, including coordinating and scheduling courier/DHL services and handling post;
  • Handle various ad hoc filing requests and correspondence;
  • Assist with the preparation of Transfer of Files;
  • Support with local projects.


Attributes & Skills

  • Ability to take initiative and prioritizing tasks based on workload;
  • Microsoft Office proficiency;
  • Strong communication skills, and fluent in Dutch and English.


Relevant experience


Administrative experience as a (legal) secretary working in a corporate law environment is preferred. 

Education/Professional Qualifications
3rd / 4th year students in Bsc. in Corporate law, Administrative,  Secretarial.
What Vistra offers


A challenging position in an ambitious organization where no day is the same. A company with a view to the future in which you can learn and grow.
We value interdepartmental collaboration, try to work as ONE throughout the world and of course get to know each other better outside of work at our DoMiBo’s (Thursday Afternoon Drinks). We look forward to getting to know you better as well!
Join US!

Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you.


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!



Amsterdam, NL

Department:  Operations (B203010)

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