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Paralegal - Reorganization Specialist

Job ID: 6775

Level: Intermediate

Description:

We are working with a well-respected and known full service law firm in recruiting a Paralegal to join their team! The successful candidate would join the Wealth Preservation Group which serves financial and insurance planners, professionals and their corporations, large businesses, and family owned businesses.

The focus of the team is to create effective, personalized, tax efficient corporate and personal plans using a wide range of legal tools, including trusts and specialized corporate structures.

YOU:

  • Are a senior level corporate paralegal with superior analytical skills and attention to detail, and have between 10 - 15 years of related experience
  • Want to take your knowledge to the next level
  • Want to part of a team of professionals where you are encouraged to voice your ideas and solutions
  • Are at ease having direct interaction with accountants and other professionals, and
  • Want to work on, develop, and implement strategies for personal and business reorganization and succession.

The successful candidate will be expected to create detailed lists of documents and the documents required to carry out reorganizations utilizing Sections 51, 85, and 86 of Income Tax Act (Canada). You will also be proficient in creating, or altering to create, simple and complex share structures, including the independent drafting of special rights and restrictions. Experience working with BC companies, Federal corporations, and limited and general partnerships is required. In addition, you must be able to perform independent drafting of the documents relating to basic corporate functions that are captured in broader reorganizational transactions, including but not limited to:

  • incorporations
  • name changes
  • amalgamations
  • continuations
  • dissolutions
  • director & officer changes
  • share allotments and transfers
  • redemptions
  • retractions
  • dividends
  • annual maintenance

A Paralegal designation and ALF database experience are not a necessity but would be considered assets.

Please submit any questions and/or your resume to info@evalee.ca