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Senior Corporate Paralegal

Job ID: 6468

Level: Senior

Description:

Our client enjoys a reputation as a respected national business law firm, located in the heart of Vancouver’s business district.  Their lawyers represent and counsel individuals and businesses, both large and small, as well as local, provincial and federal governments and agencies.  We are currently assisting our client recruit a Senior Corporate Paralegal to join their Vancouver team. The right candidate will have 10 years of experience as a Corporate Paralegal including experience with transactions.  Their ideal candidate will be proactive, creative and always exploring ways to improve efficiencies and meet the needs of employees and clients.

In this role, your tasks will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Performing a variety of legal and administrative duties in the area of corporate law as well as coordinating and drafting in connection with complex transactions
  • Drafting documents to implement incorporations, organizations, amalgamations, changes in corporate charter, annual proceedings, dividends, continuances, dissolutions, revivals, extra-provincial registrations, licenses, limited partnerships and business names
  • Maintaining and reviewing corporate records,  registers, and taking appropriate rectification steps
  • Drafting complex share rights and restrictions and documents pertaining to corporate reorganizations, financings, share and asset purchase transactions and tax reorganizations
  • Conducting corporate searches and analyzing filings
  • Liaise with clients, lawyers, students and public officials and supervise/mentor junior clerks
  • Other maintenance tasks and filings

To be successful in this role you possess:

  • A minimum of ten years experience as a Corporate Paralegal including experience with transactions
  • Excellent knowledge of federal and provincial corporate statutes and corporate procedures
  • A professional attitude
  • Focus on client-service
  • Solid communication/organizational skills
  • An ability to work independently, accurately and efficiently on multiple files simultaneously
  • Proficient with ALF
  • Knowledge of Virtual Minute Book an asset

Interested candidates please submit your resume to info@evalee.ca.