Corporate Services Supervisor

December 24 2020
Industries Legal
Categories Commercial, Corporate, Business, Legal, Paralegal
Vancouver, BC

Want to join one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and a firm that is proud to be named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers?

This is an opportunity for you to join the world’s largest law firm, a firm that offers opportunities to build your career while growing your skills and deepening your expertise.

The Supervisor, Corporate Services will play an integral role in the support functions and the daily operations of the Corporate Services Department.

Essential Responsibilities (supervisory duties)

  • Supervises the daily operations including work distribution, delegation and resource planning
  • Leads and directs the work of others and monitors the overall workflow
  • Supervises quality control measures of the work product
  • Coordinates department vacation schedules and assists with staffing and recruitment
  • Monitors and provides feedback on paralegal performance evaluations
  • Assists with identifying the needs for technical training and mentoring
  • Acts as a coach and mentor and develops others
  • Develops and supports a positive department image and culture
  • Participates on the Athennian Project team and is a mentor and champion of the Athennian Platform
  • Facilitates special projects in response to firm initiatives
  • Takes initiative and evaluates the efficiency of certain work processes and procedures and makes suggestions to improve quality and efficiency
  • Oversees the central corporate records library and filing system

Additional administrative responsibilities as needed

  • Essential Responsibilities (Paralegal duties)
  • Prepares, drafts and/or oversees completion of corporate legal documentation, including incorporations, amendments, amalgamations, continuances, dissolutions, corporate and tax reorganizations and other relevant transaction and compliance documentation
  • Conducts due diligence reviews and other minute book reviews
  • Assists with preparing closing agendas
  • Coordinates closing documentation, searches, attends closing, reports on other matters for the transaction
  • Assists with the preparation of checklists and precedents
  • Ensures compliance with relevant statutory requirements and provides input on corporate compliance matters
  • Maintains the integrity of all record keeping and database systems
  • Maintains and enhances legal technical knowledge by attending and providing professional development seminars and workshops
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Significant knowledge of corporate law and a Paralegal diploma from an accredited University or College program or equivalent
  • Progressive experience working as a Paralegal in corporate law in a leadership position
  • Excellent client service skills
  • Ability to ensure accuracy, attention to detail and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative, use judgement, make decisions and accept responsibility effectively
  • Communicates in a clear and precise manner

*We thank all applicants who apply, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Inclusion and diversity (I&D) are fundamental to who we are at Dentons Canada and essential to the success and strength of our firm. Our forward-thinking, inclusive culture promotes and supports the professional development of our diverse talent, the leading services we offer to our clients, and positive social change. As a testament to our commitment to I&D, we are recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employer’s for 10 consecutive years (2011-2020) and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2020).

Dentons Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome your application. All employment decisions, including hiring, will be made without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, creed, disability, ethnic origin, family status, gender assigned at birth, gender identity, marital status, place of origin, race, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable human rights legislation.

To support and embrace your diverse skillsets, talents and experiences, we are committed to providing you with an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible workplace to support your success. Should you require accommodation during the recruitment process, for example as a result of a disability, please contact us at careers.canada@dentons.com.

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