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Paralegal, Business Law

Posted: July 11, 2018 Company: McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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Location: Vancouver Contact: Ruby Dhindsa
Phone: Fax:
E-mail: recruit@mccarthy.ca Website: mccarthy.ca

McCarthy Tétrault is Canada’s leading full-service law firm. We provide creative and intelligent legal services to some of the most influential businesses and institutions nationally and globally, throughout our offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montréal, Québec City, New York and London, U.K.

We offer challenging and rewarding career opportunities and are delighted to have been selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2018 for the sixth consecutive year.

We have a current opportunity for a Business Law Paralegal. This is a permanent, full-time opportunity in Vancouver

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing independent professional support services
  • Preparing and drafting some or all of the following documents:
  • Long form amalgamations
  • Import-export continuance documents
  • Amendment documents
  • Dissolutions
  • Revive/restoration documents
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may include some or all of the following:
  • Attending on clients/lawyers to review corporate documents and providing technical assistance
  • Preparing minute book summaries and identifying deficiencies
  • Assisting lawyers and/or law clerks/paralegals with due diligence review
  • Examining and verifying share capital and recommending changes as needed
  • Drafting simple closing agenda
  • Assisting with preparation or filing of other documents
  • Attending closings as requested
  • Attending to obtaining NUANS reports and reporting on the results of same
  • Maintaining integrity of corporate database and all record keeping systems
  • Keeping current on changes in legislation and government policy and informing others as appropriate

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education in Paralegal studies preferred
  • Minimum 5 five years of related experience in business law, ideally acquired in a legal or professional services environment
  • Experience with ALF database is an asset

McCarthy Tétrault is an equal opportunity employer that fosters an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. We thank all applicants for their interest in McCarthy Tétrault; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status.