Corporate Law Clerk

Industry
Professional Services
Legal
Location
Ontario
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Law Clerk, Corporate

Toronto, ON

Reference #AC-16823

 

Our client, a prominent Canadian business law firm, is looking for an experienced Intermediate Corporate Law Clerk who will contribute to the overall excellent level of service provided to their clients by performing a variety of legal duties. The successful candidate will possess excellent organizational talent along with strong time management skills. This is a good position if you are a self-starter, have excellent oral and written communication and are a team player.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and file articles and corporate documentation relating to simple/complex incorporations, organizations, amendments, continuances to/from other jurisdictions, short and long form amalgamations, dissolutions under the governed by the Business Corporations Act (Ontario), Canada Business Corporations Act, Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act and the Corporations Act (Ontario)
  • Produce routine minute book documentation (i.e. annual meeting materials, changes in directors/officers/registered office, dividends, share provisions, etc.) and make necessary filings
  • Compose and file business name, partnership and limited partnership registrations as required by provincial legislation
  • Draft and file extra-provincial and territorial registrations, amendments and annual returns on behalf of corporations, partnerships and limited partnerships as required by the various provinces and territories
  • Prepare and file annual returns, Forms 1 and 2 as required by the Corporations Information Act (Ontario)
  • Provide assistance during and/or subsequent to completion of a transaction, as may be required
  • Review, analyze and summarize basic/complex minute books and corporate records and recommend a course of action to rectify any deficiencies and draft necessary documentation
  • Conduct preliminary searches for name availability, obtain NUANS, document list, corporate profile report and determine currency of information
  • Obtain Certificates of Status/Compliance
  • Accountable for all work assigned
  • Take initiative
  • Confidential

Requirements:

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience gained as a Corporate Law Clerk
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary Law Clerk program
  • Completion of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Certification
  • Membership in good standing with Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario
  • Flexibility to work outside regular business hours when required and/or necessary

Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge, understanding and ability to apply working knowledge of the relevant corporate statutes
  • Microsoft 365 Suite of Applications, CorpLink, Cyberbahn and Adobe Acrobat
  • Willingness to accept additional responsibilities as required
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized
  • Resourceful
  • Detailed

Employment Equity Statement

Our client is committed to ensuring that all its employees feel valued, respected, and supported.

 

To express interest in this opportunity, please click on the "Apply Now" button below.

 

For more information, please contact Devyn Kelly, Recruitment Specialist at dkelly@kbrs.ca or 647 480 1719. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Devyn know.

 

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