We’re Looking For a Corporate Law Clerk (Minimum 5 years of experience)

 

We are currently looking for a Corporate Law Clerk to join our firm. We are looking to grow and are seeking new talent with exceptional qualities.

 

Working Hours:   Regular workday hours (Monday-Friday)

 

Start Date: Immediate.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting various legal documents, including but not limited to documents related to articles of incorporation, amalgamations, dissolutions, and complex tax reorganizations (ITA ss 51, 85, 86, 97);
  • Maintain and update minute books for corporations and trusts;
  • Organize closing agenda and relevant legal documents for signing;
  • Analyze corporate charter documents, corporate records to ensure compliance with governing statute;
  • Register and maintain extra-provincial registrations and Statistics Canada  – Schedule 1 Questionnaires;
  • Research and interpret legal and technical procedures, statutes, and regulations applicable to area of practice;
  • Work on multiple transactions and matters simultaneously;
  • Update corporate precedents under supervision of lawyer;
  • Organize and maintain files and financial records.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Preferably 5 years of relevant experience in a professional service environment;
  • Experience with software: Excel, PCLaw, Word and Outlook;
  • Advanced knowledge of corporate law;
  • Advanced knowledge of corporate statutes, regulations, policies;
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills;
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Exceptional legal writing skills and communication skills;
  • University degree preferred;
  • Community College Law Clerk Diploma or Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Certificate (or equivalent);
  • Eligible for membership as an Associate Member of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario.