Corporate Paralegal

Guild Yule LLP
August 31, 2022
Vancouver, Canada
Job Type


Over the last 90 years, Guild Yule LLP has maintained its reputation as a firm which offers the highest quality of professional services. The values and standards set by earlier generations have remained but it is comprised of a dynamic group of lawyers and staff who practice law in a spirit of collegiality and openness.  We value our familial and friendly culture and are seeking a full-time Corporate Paralegal to join our team. Responsibilities:

  • Preparing corporate documentation for BC and Federal entities, including incorporations, amendments, reorganizations, continuations, amalgamations, dissolutions, restorations and name changes
  • Drafting corporate legal documentation for filing and registration of BC societies, extra-provincial registrations, limited partnerships and business names
  • Managing annual maintenance of all of the firm’s BC corporations, federal corporations, extra-provincial registrations and societies; attending to filing of annual reports; changes of directors and officers and other routine registry filings; maintaining the Annual Maintenance Bring Forward System
  • Conducting records book reviews; identifying deficiencies and fixing deficiencies as required
  • Preparing documentation relating to tax driven transactions
  • Assisting in preparation of closing agendas and documentation of complex corporate transactions, including due diligence and closing documents, alterations to share structure and articles; share transfers and subscriptions; redemptions
  • Drafting various types of dividend transactions;
  • Other administrative support as required

Key Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience working as a Corporate Paralegal
  • Paralegal certification

Key Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate clearly using discretion, tact and courtesy
  • Proficiency with computers including MS Word, Excel and other relevant programs
  • Excellent document drafting skills
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail
  • Client service orientation
  • Ability to handle a high volume of work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience in a legal environment strongly preferred

 What We Offer:

  • Opportunity to work a four-day or five-day work week
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program
  • Challenging and supportive work environment
  • Strong work/life balance
  • Employee Assistance Program

Please submit your Cover letter and Resume to Human Resources: We thank all that apply, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.