Senior Corporate Law Clerk

April 6 2022
Industries Legal
Categories Commercial, Corporate, Business,
Toronto, ON • Part time

Our Corporate Department is currently seeking a Senior Corporate Law Clerk to join our dynamic team of legal professionals. The ideal candidate will be a confident, proactive, highly detail-oriented team player who possesses excellent organizational skills. Working with other law clerks, articling students, lawyers and clients, it is expected that the candidate will be able to manage a high volume of work with tight turnaround times.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Handling all aspects of incorporations, amendments, dissolutions, revivals, wind-ups, continuances, short and long form amalgamations, both provincial and federal, as well as the formation and organization of limited partnerships
  • Drafting resolutions, notices, agreements, and other ancillary documents connected with complex transactions for domestic and foreign entities
  • Supporting transaction teams in asset/share purchase and sale transactions and closings
  • Preparing and filing all registrations, amendments and returns required under applicable legislation
  • Organizing, maintaining and updating corporate files and records in an electronic entity management system
  • Drafting complex share provisions
  • Overseeing annual maintenance and corporate filings
  • Conducting basic and complex minute book and corporate records reviews, recommending a course of action to rectify deficiencies and drafting necessary documentation
  • Liaising with lawyers, clients and agents while providing high-quality, professional service
  • Identifying and resolving various corporate related issues

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Diploma from a recognized Ontario Law Clerk program certified with the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario, and a member in good standing with the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario
  • 5 – 8 years of corporate law clerk experience working on a variety of complex corporate transactional matters
  • Excellent working and practical knowledge of laws/legislation relevant to corporate practice, including OBCA, CBCA, LPA, BNA and CIA
  • Experience maintaining databases and online filings
  • Technical proficiency using the entire MS Office Suite and EnAct (preferred)
  • University degree would be an asset

Your Attributes/Skills

  • Strong initiative, good judgment and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and client-service skills
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Confident and dependable, with initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented atmosphere
  • Ability to organize and prioritize competing workloads in a busy environment
  • Flexible, easily adapts to different work and communication styles and embraces new technologies
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Great interpersonal skills and a professional attitude

Stikeman Elliott is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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