Legal Assistant, Corporate

Industry
Administration
Professional Services
Legal
Location
Ontario
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Legal Assistant, Corporate

Toronto, ON

Reference #AC-16825

 

Our client, a prominent Canadian business law firm, is looking to add three Legal Assistants with Corporate experience to their Corporate Commercial practice. The right candidates will be self-motivated individuals who are organized and enjoy being busy. A high attention to detail is required in this role.In order to be successful in this role, you must have a drive to learn, be willing to step up to support your team, be resourceful, and diligent in completing your work.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of corporate legal documents (i.e. resolutions and related minute book materials, including share certificates and corporate information sheets) using established precedents
  • Preparation and maintenance of directors’, officers’ and shareholders’ ledgers and registers within a corporate database
  • Preparation of standard correspondence, including reporting letters, as required, using established precedents
  • Preparation of various government forms (i.e., business name registrations, partnership registrations, limited partnership registrations, extra-provincial applications and annual returns and HST application) within a corporate database
  • Input and maintenance of corporate records and information in accordance with standard procedures within a corporate database
  • Minute book and general filing
  • Drafting and filing notices online through ON service provides
  • Handle administrative details with respect to accounting, opening and closing files, docketing and expenses
  • Willingness to work the occasional overtime to meet the project delivery requirements
  • Accountable for all work assigned
  • Take initiative
  • Confidential

Requirements:

  • 2-5+ years previous experience as a Legal Assistant in Corporate Law
  • Successful completion of a related post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk program
  • Handle time pressure situations and stress of multiple demands
  • Thorough knowledge, understanding and ability to apply working knowledge of the relevant corporate statutes
  • Knowledge of Workshare Compare or a similar document comparison program

Skills:

  • Microsoft 365 suite of applications
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Familiarity with iManage and DocuSign
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good judgement and decision making
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized
  • Resourceful
  • Detailed

Not sure if you meet all the requirements? If you are excited about this opportunity but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

 

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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We appreciate your interest in this opportunity.

 

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