Paralegal

August 1 2021
Industries Construction, Maintenance
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Commercial, Corporate, Business, Management, Administration, Professionals, Support staff
Lasalle, QC

Who we are…?

Modern Cleaning is Canada's largest and fastest growing janitorial services company. For more than 20 years, we have delivered exceptional cleaning services to commercial clients through the development and application of proprietary technology. We are a dynamic, growth-oriented team working in a fast-paced environment focused on supporting our franchisees and providing customer-centric service to our clients.

What's the job?

Reporting directly to the Vice President of Human Resources and Legal Affairs the Paralegal will act as a strong pillar within the team to continuously improve our internal processes and ensure proper conservation of all legal documents. Literally the right arm of her/his VP, the Paralegal will take ownership of the document production and conservation for Franchisee Disclosures, Franchise Agreements, client contracts, etc.

What we are offering

  • Competitive salary.
  • Incentive bonus plan.
  • Schedule flexibility (flexible hours and possibility to work partially from home).
  • A unique opportunity to bring significant added value to a dynamic team.
  • Collective insurances and other benefits.
  • Laptop and cell phone provided by the company.

Major Accountabilities

  • First review of legal documents such as client contracts and service agreements.
  • Support the administration team in ensuring deadlines are met and proper conservation of all legal / HR documents.
  • Preparation and ownership of the processes to produce and execute Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs) and Franchise Agreements (FAs).
  • Conduct legal research, when necessary.
  • Drafting / Review of default letters and in charge of managing the relationship with an outsourcing partner.
  • Data entry in homemade database.
  • Continuous process improvement in all steps of the creation, execution and conservation of our legal documents.

Qualifications

  • Relevant training to the function of paralegal as well  as a  minimum  of  5 years  of experience in a similar position.
  • Exceptional drafting skills in both French and English.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Adaptable and resourceful.
  • Strong stress tolerance and ability to multi-task.
  • Independence and ability to work without close supervision.
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Google etc.
  • Prior knowledge in Franchise law would be an asset.

Please submit your resume via this website.

Apply now!

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