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Senior Corporate Legal Assistant or Paralegal

Posted: April 7, 2021 Company: Rana Law
Address: 2000-355 Burrard Street, Vancouver B.C. Postal Code: V6C 2G8
Location: Vancouver Contact: Allisun Rana
Phone: 604-620-1645 Fax: 604-620-1646
E-mail: allisun@ranlaw.com Website: www.ranalaw.ca

Senior Corporate Legal Assistant or Paralegal

About Rana Law

Rana Law focuses exclusively on Aboriginal law, representing First Nations in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Our legal team has experience in all areas of Aboriginal law, including constitutional litigation, Specific Claims, governance, and corporate and business development. We have offices in Calgary and Vancouver.

Position

Rana Law is seeking a Senior Paralegal or Legal Assistant with corporate experience. This position will be full time, working in our Vancouver office. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ability to prioritize workload for a unique corporate practice, with high attention to detail and quality work output.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to work collaboratively on projects, and comfortable working independently and directly with clients.
  • Ability to support multiple lawyers on corporate matters.
  • Ability to adapt to lawyers’ workload and learn new skills, as needed.
  • Ability to aid and provide training to legal administrative assistant and fills in for legal administrative assistant when required, covering general office administrative duties.
  • Demonstrated a high degree of competence with carrying out corporate legal tasks.
  • Completed legal, post-secondary or a combination of relevant legal education and training.
  • Strong technical skills, experience with law firm software, BC Online and BC LTSA.
  • Not less than 3 years of experience as a corporate paralegal or legal assistant.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Assist lawyers with transaction work such as incorporations, corporate reorganizations, filing name requests, dissolutions, notice of change in directors, partnerships, and society work.
  • Assist lawyers with annual maintenance such as filing annual reports, drafting resolutions and forms, obtaining financials from accountants, consents to act, and drafting client reporting letters.
  • Maintain minute books (digital and paper) and update share and director registers.
  • Manage list of corporate entities managed by firm.
  • Communicate with clients to obtain and distribute information/documents related to corporate and other work.
  • Draft standard corporate documentation.
  • Communicate with corporate and society registries and other government entities.
  • Daily updating and management of bring forward system for corporate files.
  • Draft, proof-read and format other legal documents on an as needed basis.
  • Conduct research related to corporate and other tasks, as assigned.
  • Conduct searches at Alberta and BC corporate and society registries, Personal Property Registry and Land Title Office.
  • Providing oversight and assistance to legal administrative assistant as required
  • Communicating with property management and others if legal administrative assistant cannot find solution or as directed by responsible lawyer
  • Preparing for arrival of new employees (computer, voicemail, key and fob, etc.)
  • Overseeing updating of Office Manual by legal administrative assistant
  • Formatting documents and assisting with solving difficult formatting issues as requested (both for YVR and YYC)

Please send CV to Allisun Rana at allisun@ranalaw.com