Senior Law Clerk, Business Law

Industry
Professional Services
Legal
Location
Ontario
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Senior Law Clerk – Business Law

Ottawa, ON

Reference #AC-16827

 

Our client, a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East, and Asia is currently seeking a Senior Law Clerk to join their Business Law Department, which is currently comprised of seven Law Clerks, including one Senior Law Clerk (in addition to the successful candidate), three Intermediate Law Clerks, and three Junior Law Clerks and supported by one Corporate Services Legal Administrative Assistant.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Independently drafts a variety of documentation, including articles of incorporation and amendments, articles of amalgamation, tax driven reorganizations, dissolutions, minute book reviews and rectifications, share and asset purchase agreements and related agreements and documents, and correspondence to meet the needs of the various steps required throughout the conduct of the file, in accordance with legislation and/or governing regulations.
  • Evaluates the file to review facts, determine appropriate processes and plans the steps necessary for the conduct of the file, ensuring critical deadlines are identified and met.
  • Often acts as the front line liaison with the client for corporate matters connected with their file.
  • Undertakes to train and mentor junior associates, law clerks and students within the Corporate Department.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, employing good communication and social skills.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 10 years legal experience as a Law Clerk/Paralegal in the Province of Ontario
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other Firm members, with the aptitude to take care of   clients’ needs in a professional and courteous manner
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Aptitude to coach and mentor junior associates, law clerks and students
  • Ability to provide guidance and direction to professionals, law clerks and legal administrative assistants
  • Knowledgeable about current relevant legislation and government regulations
  • In depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles
  • Ability to analyze legal documents for accuracy
  • Ability to produce a high quality and quantity of work product, occasionally under tight timelines
  • Able to prioritize and to redefine priorities when necessary
  • Experience with Athennian or similar corporate database such as EnAct, GlobalAct or ALF is an asset.

Employees of this firm benefit from a hybrid work environment.

 

An offer of employment will be conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.   Any exemption request will be considered on a case-by-case basis and granted only where the request meets the requirements of applicable legislation.

 

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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