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Real Estate paralegal and corporate governance

West Orange, NJ
December 30, 2019

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** *’Connor Circle, West Orange, New Jersey 07052, Cell: 602-***-****, CAREER SUMMARY

Experienced (6 years) professional in legal, corporate governance and compliance. My experience is concentrated in legal and commercial contracts, real estate transactions, fraud examination, corporate governance and compliance. I have assisted clients in multiple industries, including legal, real estate, retail, manufacturing, financial and securities. EDUCATION CERTIFICATION/LICENSES

• Graduation in Law (LLB), India

• Graduation in Commerce (B.Com), India

• Post-Graduation in Business Administration (PGDBA)

• Post Baccalaureate Paralegal (Honors 3.9/4 GPA)

– Montclair State University, NJ, US

• Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)


• Corporate Secretary (CS, Specialized in Corporate Law)

– Institute of Company Secretaries of India


• Drafting, vetting and scrutinizing legal and commercial contracts, facilitate closing of real estate transactions

• Corporate governance and compliance – policy formulation, review and enforcement; real estate contract and frauds

• Liaison with multiple stakeholders e.g., business partners, realtors, banks, legal counsel and government agencies

• Work with company leadership to conduct board of director meetings, annual general meeting of shareholders and manage client relationship, support multiple projects simultaneously. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Paralegal : Law Office of Lisa A. Breen, LLC, NJ 09/2019 – Present

• Draft closing documents e.g. deeds, Escrow letters, NJ Bulk Sales Tax forms, AOT, OPRA, amendments, terminations etc.

• Coordinating title company, town land officers, attorneys, banks, clients, realtors regarding preparation of documents and facilitating closing of real estate transactions, maintain calendar, checklists

• Review contracts by realtors, inspection reports, title binders, mortgage commitment, Surveys, and organize client files

• Draft closing documents e.g. deeds, NJ Bulk Sales Tax forms, AOT, OPRA, amendments, terminations etc. Paralegal/Lease Administrator : Robert half (Client- Briad Group), NJ 06/2019 – 08/2019

• Independently preparing closing documents for sale of commercial properties

• Communication with landlords and tenants through notices regarding issues in their respective restaurant properties

• Summarize lease agreements and other contracts, managing old and new legal files

• Drafting and issuing lease term confirmation letters to Lessor/Lessees, involve in restructuring Company’s business

• Co-ordination with Title Company to arrange the documents for closing of properties and other due diligence matters Paralegal Intern: Barli & Associates LLC, NJ 01/2019 – 06/2019

• Provide legal analysis and legal administrative support to two attorneys. Organize, open, update and maintain legal files

• Drafting and reviewing legal documents like, contracts, complaints, answers, interrogatories, depositions. Investigate facts to help in the negotiation of legal disputes

• Assist in preparing final closing documents of real estate and assisted in final closings with attorney

• Assist in coordination between buyers, sellers, Title insurance companies banks/lenders and realtors for real estate closing

• Conduct legal research and assist in legal proceedings, proficient with computers Legal Consultant : JSL Architecture Limited, India 06/2013 – 11/2013

• Standardization and vetting of legal contracts and scrutinize secretarial records/statutory books of the company

• Investigate and scrutinize ‘outstanding debtors’ and implement legal process of debt recovery Sr. Executive Legal Secretarial and Commercial: SSIPL Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd, India 01/2011 – 04/2013

• Legal point of contact for Initial Public Offer (IPO) process for one of the group companies, proof-reading contracts

• Advise management regarding provisions under contract law, rent control act, real estate property act and companies act

• Organize board of directors meetings, annual general meetings of stakeholders and audit committee meetings

• Draft and vet legal, commercial retail, and real estate contracts, work upon Corporate Governance Report of company

• Prepared and implement Employee Stock Option Scheme for the employees of the group companies

• Formulation & implementation of company’s policies e.g., shrinkage policy and sexual harassment

• Conduct legal and compliance audit of company’s manufacturing units and retail outlets. Liaison with internal and external auditors for legal and audit references and other queries

• Representing company before various statutory authorities (Property Registrar, Labor Office, Ministry of Corporate Affairs of India) and judicial authorities (Court, arbitrators) Management Intern : Jindal Saw Limited, India 06/2009 – 09/2010

• Assist in finalizing and filing documents for government tenders

• Assisted in preparation of Corporate Governance Report of the company

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